The Exchange

The Exchange is a blog for ANA members and for folks interested in numismatics to exchange ideas, research and opinions. Be sure to read the About page to learn about our comment policy. 

 

Are you new to blogging? Check out our tips for writing a good blog. 

 

Interested in blogging for us? Email blog editor Jake Sherlock at jsherlock@money.org about getting an account. 

Four Essential Factors of a Successful Commemorative Coin

In a recent piece for Money.org, we discussed the reasons why we thought that the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins would be a smashing success, and it turns out we were right. On the first day of issuance, the U.S. Mint sold out of their 50,000 allotment of proof and uncirculated gold coins, and the secondary market for these coins is very strong, with prices nearly $300 above the original issuance price. While we discussed some of the reasons why we thought the coins would be a success, we wanted to take a step back and highlight what we believe are four essential factors to a successful commemorative coin in hopes of providing you with guidance in your future coin endeavors.
Written by Tony Davis at 00:00

Categories :

Three reasons why the National Baseball Hall of Fame Coins are likely to be a four bagger

Not only do we believe that the National Baseball Hall of Fame coins will be a hit due to their unique domed shape and wide appeal to baseball fans, but we also anticipate that the current interest in gold and silver by investors and collectors alike will help to attract individuals to these significant coins.
Written by Tony Davis at 00:00

Three Steps You Can Take to Avoid the Fate of Tulving’s Customers

It’s official! The Tulving Company has ceased operations. At one point in time considered one of the most reputable and lowest cost coin and bullion providers in the nation, the legendary company, which recorded billions of dollars of sales during its 19 year run, shuttered its doors on March 3rd. As outlined in the following article, the first real signs of distress began to occur in mid-2012 and came to a head earlier this month when The Tulving Company was receiving more daily complaints than orders. As to if the victims will receive some form of restitution, it’s for the bankruptcy courts to decide. ...
Written by Tony Davis at 00:00

Categories :

Four Undervalued Numismatic Coins for $75 or Less

The numismatic coin industry is much like many other industries in that certain coins fall in and out of favor over time; oftentimes for no particular reason. Changes can be subtle unless you closely follow the market, and without knowing, the value of your coins can be dramatically different than what you paid for them. While the collectible coin market has had its ups and downs over the years, the numismatic coin industry has had a strong run as of late, as we have experienced an asset based recovery thanks in large part to the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary policies. ...
Written by Tony Davis at 09:00
Tags :

Categories :

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

Categories :

Tags

All Categories

Archive