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Precious Metals: Gold & Silver Coins

History, Market Prices, and Dealers of Precious Metals for Coin Collecting and Investments


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Gold and silver are always a topic of interest, especially in recent times. With the economy struggling, gold and silver investments have been on the rise.

Every good investment starts with solid research, and these articles are designed to help you get up to speed within this volatile precious metal market.



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Discover the History of Gold Coins & Gold Coin Collecting Advice

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The History of Gold >>

The kingdom of Lydia, which was located in part of modern-day Turkey, is credited with producing the first coins in 700-650 B.C. Between 1850 and 2005, the value of gold has risen more than $400 per troy ounce. Find historical gold charts and more in this introduction to gold. Read More >>

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The Joy of Collecting Gold Coins >>

Gold coins present unique considerations and characteristics for collectors and investors. There are universal tips that apply to coin collecting in general and set the foundation for a rewarding hobby and gold coin investing experience. Read More >>

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The History of Gold Coinage >>

Gold has been a valued substance for as long as history can determine, and it was used in some of the first coins struck, in Asia Minor in the 600s B.C. After its origins in Asia Minor, the concept of coinage spread throughout Europe, but it took a while for gold to catch on as a coinage metal on the continent. Read More >>

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Collecting World Gold Coins >>

World gold coins offer a vast scope of collecting opportunities. There are a multitude of countries from which to choose, each with its unique history, designs, and gold-coin traditions. There are a multitude of sizes from which to choose. There are a multitude of price ranges; even some gold coins going back as far as the 1600s are affordable for many collectors. Read More >>

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The Jefferson Plan (U.S. Mints) >>

Today’s decimal monetary system in the United States is based largely on a proposal put forth by Thomas Jefferson. His original coinage plan called for the dollar as the basic monetary unit and included several minor coins and a gold $10. A Continental Congress committee generally favored Jefferson’s plan in a report dated May 13, 1785, but substituted a gold $5 coin for the gold $10. Two months later, Congress approved the plan but failed to set a standard weight for the silver dollar or to establish a mint. Read More >>

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The Joy of Collecting U.S. Gold Coins >>

Pre-1933 U.S. gold coins are popular with collectors and investors throughout the world. Many were saved by individuals or stored by banks. Some circulated, as originally intended, but many survive in uncirculated, or mint, condition. The U.S. gold $20, or double eagle, enjoys steady demand from collectors and investors. As a bullion coin, the double eagle contains nearly one troy ounce of gold, which makes it easy to price in relation to its intrinsic value. Read More >>




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Carson City Mint & the Comstock Lode >>

They called it "silver fever" as thousands of wealth seekers swarmed into the up until then largely unpopulated and uprospected region that encompasses the hills and canyons around present-day Virginia City, Nevada and it's neighbor, Gold Hill. It was late in the 1850s that the world first became aware that the Washoe, in Nevada Territory, was rich in gold and silver deposits that would come to be known as the Comstock Lode - the nation's largest silver and gold strike. Read More >>

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