Rare Coins

Ancient Coins, Dahlonega Dollars, Royal Wedding Commemoratives

Welcome back to Something About Coins! Today’s articles cover ancient coins, Dahlonega Mint gold dollars, and the 1859-S Seated Liberty dollar. New coin issues will be Royal Wedding commemorative coins and a rupee coin featuring the Sri Lanka Air Force. Enjoy! NGC Ancients: Ten Reasons to Consider Ancients, ngccoin.com Since at least the early 14th [...]

Gettysburg Quarters, Johnson Presidential Dollars

Gettysburg Quarters, Johnson Presidential Dollars

Welcome to Something About Coins! The U.S. Mint is producing fewer coins. 2011 Gettysburg Quarters and Johnson Presidential Dollars were much lower than the other design mintages in their respective series. The 2011 American Buffalo gold bullion coins and the 2011 Quarters Proof Set launch this week. The Austrian Mint is featuring robotics on their [...]

High-Tech Coins, Columbian Republic Gold Coins

Welcome to Something About Coins! The Canadians could make their $1 and $2 into high-tech coins with security features. Dr. Frank Sedwick’s collection of Colombian Republic gold coins will be up for auction in April. Doug Winter investigates the current market for Carson City half eagles, and Steve Roach looks into the high end of [...]

American Gold Buffalo Proofs, First Spouse Gold Coins

American Gold Buffalo Proofs, First Spouse Gold Coins

Welcome back to Something About Coins! Due to the falling market price of gold, the U.S. Mint has lowered their prices for American Gold Buffalo Proofs and First Spouse Gold Coins. A list of 2010 Best Secured Coin Shows is described, and new additions have been made to the upcoming Long Beach Coin, Stamp & [...]

Canadian Collector Coins, Coin Doctoring

Welcome to Something About Coins! The Royal Canadian Mint sold out of several 2010 collector coins, and the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) revealed their Coin Sniffer technology at the recent coin show in Florida. A hot topic at coin shows concerns the bubble for top coin values, as described in the articles below. Enjoy!