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New World Coins of 2017

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New World Coins To mark the milestone, the Mint of Finland has unveiled a silver €10 coin and a gold €100 coin honoring the theme, each due for release on Jan. 3, 2017. The Proof .500 fine silver coin features designs created by schoolchildren. The obverse features 15-year-old Saara Peltomäki’s design of Finland surrounded by

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Nova Constellatio Coppers – Coins

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Nova Constellatio Coppers [sgmb id=”1″] The Nova Constellatio coppers, dated 1783 and 1785 and without denomination, were struck in fairly large quantities in Birmingham, England, beginning in 1785, and were shipped to NewYork where they entered circulation. Apparently they resulted from a private coinage venture undertaken by Constable, Rucker & Co., a trading business formed

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1945 Double Die Reverse Jefferson Nickel FS 801

1945 Double Die Reverse Jefferson Nickel FS 801

1945 Double Die Reverse Jefferson Nickel FS 801 Short video featuring the 1945 double die reverse Jefferson Nickel.  The Jefferson nickel has been the five-cent coin struck by the United States Mint since 1938, when it replaced the Buffalo nickel. From 1938 until 2004, the copper-nickel coin’s obverse featured a profile depiction of founding father

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Wrong Planchet Errors or Off Metal Errors

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Examples of Wrong Planchet Errors and Off Metal Errors on Coins. [sgmb id=”1″]   Leave us a comment if you’d like! Off metals and wrong planchet errors occur when a blank from one denomination is accidentally fed into a press for another denomination. Examples are a nickel struck on a cent planchet and a cent

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Possible Real 1964 D Peace Dollar

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Here’s a great video on a possible real 1964 D Peace Dollar possible real 1964 D Peace Dollar  Peace Dollars (1921 – 1935) Peace Dollars – In 1921, the Silver Peace Dollar was released, the same year the Morgan Dollar was discontinued. Peace Dollars are limited in supply and are very rare Silver coins. Created

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Guide to US Coins

Guide to US Coins A U.S. type coin set offers collectors an opportunity to show their individuality. Ultimately, this set should be fun and rewarding to build. But what exactly is a type set? This set should contain one coin of every major design and metallic composition within a series. It is arranged by denomination

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Wide AM and Close AM Lincoln Varieties

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So, what exactly is a Wide AM and Close AM Cent?The terms Close AM and Wide AM refer to the spacing between the letters ‘A’ and ‘M’ in “America” on the reverse of the Lincoln Memorial Cent. The terms generally refer to the different die varieties of 1992, 1998, 1999 and 2000. From its introduction in 1959 through 1992,

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Where to Sell Coins – A Guide to Making Money From Your Money

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Where to Sell Your Coins First things first, if you haven’t glanced at our Beginner’s Guide To Coin Collecting – You MAY want too. Otherwise, read on good friend! Secondly, DO NOT Clean Your Coins! Cleaning them automatically makes them worth less. A coin with a few small dings that has not been cleaned is worth

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Handling Coins and Caring for Your Coin Collection

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CARING FOR YOUR COINS It is essential to keep your collections pristine. Proper handling and care is a big part of this, here are some ways to improve this. Handling: Coins should be held by their edges between thumb and forefinger. This will protect coin surfaces and designs from fingerprints and the natural oils in

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