2011

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Gold Coins, Rare Coins, Assets

Welcome to Something About Coins! Much interest has been focused on gold coins, and now the U.S. Postal Service is investigating certain gold coin purchases. Doug Winter lists 20 undervalued rare gold coins, and Steve Roach comments on the rare coin versus rare art debate. India is losing a coin, and some ancient coins are [...]

Stolen Coins From ANA Traveling Exhibit

Stolen Coins From ANA Traveling Exhibit

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • Police are looking for the thief or thieves who took six rare Civil War-era gold and silver U.S. coins from the Museum of Transportation over the weekend. Museum staff and police believe a silver dollar and five gold coins dating back between the 1840s through the 1860s were stolen Saturday or [...]

Olympic Park Quarter, 2011 Coin Production

Olympic Park Quarter, 2011 Coin Production

Welcome to Something About Coins! A new quarter-dollar from the U.S. Mint, the Olympic Park Quarter, entered circulation Monday, and 2011′s coin production was on the rise. One of the world’s largest collections of pre-Hispanic and colonial-era coins is reportedly at a new museum in Mexico City. San Francisco Mint news included its 1856 dated [...]