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U.S. Mint announces details of Kennedy anniversary coins

Over the next several months the U.S. Mint will be rolling out three new products in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half dollar. Marc Landry, the Mint’s Acting Associate Director of Sales and Marketing, outlined the Mint’s plans for the sale of these items during a teleconference on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Written by Lauren Springli at 00:00

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Four Factors to Consider Before Buying Gold Coins

As a coin and bullion dealer, we regularly meet with individuals who are interested in purchasing gold coins for the first time, and as you would expect, for newcomers, the number of potential options can be overwhelming. Inevitably, our prospective customers ask us which gold coins they should purchase. Rather than recommend a specific coin, we discuss with them a few factors that they should consider. Once we discuss the various options, including the pros and cons of each, we’re in a much better position to serve our customers. In today’s post, we’re going to walk through the same steps that we discuss with our customers by addressing four factors that you should consider before buying gold coins.
Written by Tony Davis at 00:00
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Small North Georgia Town Home of Valuable Numismatic Gold Coins

When you think of some of the more prominent U.S. mints that produced gold coins during the mid-1800’s, the Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco mints come to mind, but some of the most coveted gold coins from this era were actually minted in a small mining town located in North Georgia. Dahlonega, Ga., was a branch of the U.S. Mint from 1838 – 1861 and was opened in response to the Georgia Gold Rush. ...
Written by Tony Davis at 12:00

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Saddle Ridge Treasure on display at National Money Show in Atlanta

The Saddle Ridge Treasure of over 1,400 gold coins, with an estimated value of $10 million will be on display for the first time at the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show in Atlanta this week.
Written by ANA Staff at 00:00

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Why Gold Investors are Pessimistic … or are they?

As a coin and bullion dealer and hard money advocate, I’ve been accused on more than one occasion of being a pessimist. In fact, individuals have gone so far as to state that I would like to see a complete meltdown of the financial and monetary markets, which would force us to re-adopt the gold standard.
Written by Tony Davis at 00:00
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