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What are Doubled Die Error Coins? How to Find DDO / DDR Coins?

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Let’s talk all about DOUBLED DIE (DOUBLE DIE) error coins! The coin die that strikes double die coins has a partial or fully doubled image. Therefore, the coin has two identical images that are slightly offset from one another. The doubling occurs from mistakes in the die hubbing process. This results in a coin die […]

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Cool Numismatic News – $85K Coin Just Found 1990 No S

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5 Rare Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties You Should Search For

Morgan Dollar VAM Variety Silver Dollars Forty years ago, extensive research was published by Leroy C. Van Allen and A. George Mallis on the variation of the dies used to strike Silver dollars. The term VAM is an acronym for “Van Allen-Mallis”. Silver dollars are created by striking metal blanks with hardened dies containing the

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Coin Weights and Requirements under US Law – 31 U.S. Code § 5112

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31 U.S. Code § 5112 – Denominations, specifications, and design of coins (a) The Secretary of the Treasury may mint and issue only the following coins: (1) a dollar coin that is 1.043 inches in diameter. (2) a half dollar coin that is 1.205 inches in diameter and weighs 11.34 grams. (3) a quarter dollar

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Ike Dollar Varieties You Can Find Coin Searching!

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Between 1971 and 1978, the United States Mint released a $1 coin with President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the obverse. Commonly called “Ike Dollars”, these coins did not see much popularity. Because of their bulky size, Americans tended to associate them with 90% Silver Dollars, such as the Morgan or Peace Dollar. Eisenhower Ike Dollar

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The Morgan Dollar – The Complete Rundown

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The 1886 Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the United States Mint in Philadelphia. Nearly 20 million 1886 Morgan dollars were made, and while the vast majority were ultimately melted, enough survive today to satisfy general collector demands. The Morgan dollar, as collectors

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What is a Merovingian Tremissis ?

Merovingian Tremissis Gold Coin

Notes on Merovingian Tremissis This gold coin dates from between 580AD and 630AD. The Merovingian Dynasty was based in ancient Gaul (which is now France) and dates from the middle of the 5th century AD. One side of the coin has a central cross design but none of the letters can be read, which means it

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Police Charged and Fired after Stealing Merovingian Tremissis Gold Coins

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A policeman who found £15,000 of gold coins with his metal detector has been sacked for cheating the landowner out of a share of the treasure. PC David Cockle last month admitted theft and keeping the proceeds of the sale of coins found in a Norfolk field. A misconduct hearing was told Cockle had agreed

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The Cost to Make Coins in 2016

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The overall price of producing U.S. circulating coins fell for a fifth straight year even as the cost of making cents and nickels remained above their face values for an eleventh year in a row, the United States Mint disclosed in its recently published 2016 Annual Report. The unit cost to produce, administer and distribute

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Gold and Silver Price Continues to Rise

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Gold and silver futures retreated from 14-week highs but they still extended their string of weekly wins — three for gold and seven for silver. On Friday, gold for April delivery shed $2.50, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,239.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. “Gold is close to

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