Month: February 2014

Pitfalls of Selling Coins on eBay.

One might think that one’s business decisions are the result of careful attention to the market, and following a sensible approach. However, when selling on eBay, or any other such entity, one becomes part of a much larger seller, eBay. what one person does on eBay can impact others......

The Mint of Poland pr Mennica

The Mint of Poland, more properly called Mennica, is a very old mint that has a reputation for producing some high quality, beautiful coins. Buying directly from the mint may be problematic, but many issues do arrive on eBay and other such sites.  In addition to minting for Poland, the Mint of Poland also makes issues for the Principality of Andorra, the Natio.....

Commemorative Coins

United States commemorative coins are coins that were designed to commemorate an event and were not intended for circulation. The United States has minted early commemorative coins and modern commemorative coins. The early commemoratives are, in general, the most desirable......

New Silver Coin The Bobcat

The Royal Canadian Mint will release four 20 for 20 0.9999 fine silver coins in 2014.  The first one out was the goose, next is is the Bobcat.  This special set costs $20 Cad for a coin with a face value of $20 CAD.  And, to make things better for our Canadian readers, there are NO TAXES on these coins.  It is a simple exchange of money for money, with the only cost the reasonable shipping fee. The Bobcat is the first, and a subscription is available for the four 20.....

Art Masterpieces in Miniature on Coins

Have you ever wanted to own a copy of fine art? Some major mints now make this possible by making miniature reproductions of great masterpieces of art as the obverse of a coin. Often the art is rectangular, so in some cases the image is inserted into the center of the coin, but does not take up the entire surface, in other cases a rectangular coin is minted......