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Gold, Silver Rise Modestly After Fed Minutes

Gold and silver futures settled lower for a second straight session Wednesday, and then climbed slightly in electronic trading after minutes from the Fed’s last meeting were released.

Gold for June…

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US Mint Sales: 2017 Uncirculated Coin Set Debuts

The United States Mint scored stronger weekly sales for more than half of its collector products, supported by the release of its 2017 Mint Set.

Issued on May 17 for $20.95, the set of 20…

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Gold, Silver Slip from 3-1/2-Week High

Precious metals futures were mixed Tuesday with palladium higher and gold, silver and platinum lower.

Gold for June delivery slipped $5.90, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,255.50 an ounce on the Comex…

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal Images Unveiled

The United States Mint published product descriptions, limits and images of the upcoming 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal.

The silver medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint this…

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Gold, Silver Settle at 3-1/2-Week High

Gold futures ended higher for a second straight session in their start to the new trading week Monday, and closed at a 3-1/2-week high.

Gold for June delivery rose $7.80, or 0.6%, to close at…

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US Mint Coin Production Nears 960 Million in April

U.S. coin production slowed to a four-month low in April, according to the latest round of manufacturing figures from the United States Mint. Nearly 960 million across cents, nickels, dimes,…

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US Banknote Production Hits 633.92 Million in April

U.S. paper money production picked up for a second straight month, ran the quickest in six months, and climbed ahead of figures from a year earlier, data from the agency responsible for printing…

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Arguing about the ANA’s future

During my nearly 11 years of writing this blog, there has been criticism and compliments of the work done by the American Numismatic Association, its Board of Governors, and its staff. The organization has come a long way during that time and yet has had a lot of bad missteps over the years. Any organization […]

Goings! You Win! Second part in this series written to enlighten you to the opportunity of coin accumulating!

Collection agencies of coins have actually run the gamut from Roman emperors, to US Presidents such as Jimmy Carter, JFK, and also George Washington to the average individuals such as ourselves.You can join those millions of famous and not-so-well-known persons of the past as well as present as well as have great deals of fun gathering coins, but first you need to equip yourself with some details. Every collector does it his/her very own means. Some much less derring will certainly choose the easy coins, while those with a wild side will go all out-choosing the more diverse coins. The bright side: There isn’t one right means to accumulate coins, as well as no matter just how you set about it, you could having fun. But, for all, before spending money you require an acquiring strategy. You require to research the coins you have an interest in(see my blog site, )and also how a plethora of variables affect the value of the coin. Many brand-new enthusiasts get caught up in values. Don’t get us incorrect: Value is essential, however it’s just one element you could wish to think about when gathering coins. It is likewise vital to discover which coins fascinate you as well as construct your cd accordingly.When you’ve made a decision to offer coin collecting a thumbs-up, and you’ve established up a strategy for building your coin collection, you’ll wish to make sure you understand ways to hold a coin properly (due to the fact that if you do not hold it appropriately, you might harm it )and also just how to save your collection.Which Coins Do I Amass?Of program, you could go to your neighborhood dealership and pay way too much for the first amazing coin you see. But I support getting accustomed to just what’s out there very first. Perhaps Ancient Greek or Old Roman coins or various other coins from the biblical period fit your fancy. Perhaps you’re surprised by coins from the Byzantine Realm or cut down by medieval European coins. The choices are limitless! And also, this is where the enjoyment begins!On the various other hand, probably you’re much more thinking about modern U.S. coins. If that holds true, you are not the only one. The United States Mint has actually sold coins to 130 million individuals in the past couple of years. That’s a great deal of collectors, so you can rely on conference all kinds of brand-new people and making buddies as you develop your U.S. coin collection.Perhaps you are captivated extra by coins from all over the world. You can gather by nation, by worth, by year, by size, or by subject. Coins enter as well as out of design, also -possibly not as fast as brand names of blue denims, however there are fads in coin gathering, and as a collector, you should recognize them.Finally, despite the fact that you might not assume of words WILD when you consider coin gathering, trust me, numismatics has a wild side! If you think about yourself as daring, or want to be different, the wierd, madcap and also passionate globe of numismatics and also coin accumulating might be for you. Stay tuned as I go on with this series of articles designed to educate you on the pass time as well as service of collecting coins. Billy Gee is a coin collector, numismatist and Network Marketing professional. His best day as a business owner was when a Direct Sales business merged all three of his interests right into a mix that is rapidly taking the world by storm! Figure out exactly how you can WorkWithBillyGee and also lots of various other effective coin accumulating entrepreneurs! Internet Marketer, MLM go-getter as well as coin collecting fanatic, Billy Gee’s Blog. Web Marketing professional, MLM go-getter and coin collecting fanatic.

The Star Coin Book

The shameless promotion of the coin business and extraordinary search for special rare coins did not begin with the explosion of the Internet. It can be traced to legendary coin dealer B. Max Mehl. From the empire he built in Austin, Texas, Mehl was probably the first coin dealer to market coins to the general […]