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Insights into Precious Metals

Insights into Precious Metals

Insights into Precious Metals Some people invest in precious metals, others do not.  The intent here is to give some insights into precious metals, not to influence any investment decisions.  In order to understand precious metals, there are several things that are important.  Among them are the purity of the…

Protecting Large Coins

Protecting Large Coins Protecting most coins is easy, there are multiple methods of achieving this.  The inexpensive 2X2 Mylar flips offer an economical way of providing protection, although not without problems.  The Mylar can be damaged, and so can the coin contained within.  I once had an uncirculated half dollar…
2015 1/10 oz Canadian Gold Maple Leaf

World Mints and World Coins

World Mints and Central Banks That Sell Coins Finding world mints is sometimes difficult.  Not every country has a mint.  Many countries have their coins made for them.  But, even if a country uses a mint other than its own it can still have uncirculated coin sets, also called mint…

W Mint Mark Quarters

W Mint Mark Quarters Now Coming Out Now W mint mark quarters will be randomly circulated. The United States Mint is currently making some effort to encourage coin collecting.  On April 2, 2019, the United States Mint began a year-long effort to release quarters minted at West Point.  Until now…

2019 Britannia

The Royal Mint, perhaps the most respected mint in the world, has released its 2019 Britannia coin range.  In an unusual move, the bullion coins continue with the traditional look, but the collector coins, including the proof coins, are different.  The new look is quite appealing, and it should delight…
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