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Silver Queen Painting made of Silver Dollars and Gold Coins

Silver Queen Painting made of Silver dollars

In a tavern in Virginia City, Nev., there’s a painting of a woman whose dress is decorated with 3,261 silver dollars. Her belt is made of 28 $20 gold coins, and her bracelets and necklace are silver quarters. About 900 more silver dollars are used for the border of the 8 x 15-foot picture designed by … Read more

What is Cordano?

Cardano is a platform for maintaining the operations of Ada cryptocurrency. The platform is multilayered and gives the system the elasticity to be easily maintained and upgraded with a soft fork. Cardano uses a Proof-of-Stake system, reducing the amount of electricity requirements and improving its scalability. The second feature of Cardano is its Recursive InterNetwork … Read more

What is Ripple?

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Ripple is a real-time gross settlement system that also supports fiat currency, cryptocurrency, and commodity exchanges and remittances. The native cryptocurrency of the platform are Ripples, abbreviated as XRP. Ripple was made by the Ripple company, but can function without it due to its shared ledger. Used by companies such as UniCredit, UBS and Santander, Ripple has been increasingly … Read more

US Mint Top Sellers

Weekly U.S. Mint Top Sellers Here’s a listing of the U.S. Mint’s most popular products for the week ended April 8: 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle (+3,284 to 264,222) 2018-P Proof Breast Cancer Awareness Silver Dollar (+1,578 to 22,904) 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Set (+1,151 to 15,653) 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof … Read more

2018 Silver Canadian Proof Set

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The Royal Canadian Mint last week unveiled its 2018 Silver Proof Set and the year’s unique silver dollar which commemorates the 240th anniversary of Captain Cook’s arrival at Nootka Sound. 2018 Silver Proof Set – 240th Anniversary of Captain Cook at Nootka Sound Restricted to sales of only 15,000, this annually issued set has a … Read more

One of the Rarest Error Coins EVER Found

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries (StacksBowers.com) will auction a 2000-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule error during the upcoming Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore. The rarity is just one of the seventeen known to exist. 2000-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule error The error coin exhibits golden tan surfaces with areas of richer honey … Read more

Bitcoin Charity to Pledge $4 Million

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Pineapple Fund, a Bitcoin-only charity, has promised to match up to $4 mln in donations to a non-profit for MDMA-based PTSD research. The non-profit leading the research, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), is seeking $25 mln in donations for Phase 3 of their drug trials. MAPS hopes to use MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as an effective treatment for … Read more

The Tyrant Collection Proof Sets on Display

Among the numismatic treasures that will be featured in the upcoming inaugural exhibit of rarities from the privately owned Tyrant Collection (www.TheTyrantCollection.com) will be the largest display of English proof sets ever presented in the United States, including the complete proof set of 1746, the first ever struck as a set by the Royal Mint. … Read more

The RAREST Bank Notes Ever – Circulated / Uncirculated

USA 1882 $100 GOLD CERTIFICATE – $117,500 (£94K) Gold certificates were used as paper currency in the USA between 1863 and 1933. They guaranteed the bearer the note’s value in gold. The rarest specimens are worth a fortune – this 1882 $100 version, one of just seven, went under the hammer for $117,500 (£94k) in … Read more