$500 & $1000 Bills are Significant, Including This U.S. Paper Currency

1928 Gold Certificate

$500 & $1000 Bills are Significant, Including This U.S. Paper Currency As a coin dealer that specializes in large collections, we see thousands of paper bills/ currency per year. One easy way to determine if your paper money has more value than what is printed on the bill is based on the size of the […]

A Historical Look at Which Presidents Supported a Gold Coin Standard

Lincoln greenback

A Historical Look at Which Presidents Supported a Gold Coin Standard There was a time in the United States when money meant something real. The gold coin standard, based on the substantial intrinsic value of precious metals, meant that gold coins were exchanged for goods and services. Today, we rely on fiat currency, which has […]

Learn How to Sell Silver Coins, Fast

Pre 64 US 90% Silver Coins

Learn How to Sell Silver Coins, Fast Selling your silver coins can be exciting, scary, or even a mixture of the two! For thousands of years silver coins have been traded and transacted with for goods and services. For many people in the world today, silver does not cross their mind often, but for collectors […]

Paper Currency in the U.S.: A Brief History

An image of the first Continental Paper Currency used

Although paper currency is associated with modern times, this form of monetary exchange in the United States dates to before the signing of the Constitution. As with many endeavors in the New World, Benjamin Franklin played an essential role in the life of paper currency in the U.S. Franklin’s Role in Early Money In 1690, […]