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Thursday July 17, 2014
As contrarian investors, we’re always looking for depressed prices in various segments of the market, and one of the glaring examples of an undervalued coin at the moment is the Peace silver dollar. At the time of this writing, the melt value of Peace silver dollars is approximately $15.30. Lower end examples of Peace silver dollars can be had for as little as $20, which is at a very reasonable premium level and one which we haven’t seen in quite some time. In general, the premium for Peace silver dollars tends to contract as silver prices increase, which makes the current low premiums especially surprising, since silver is currently less than $21 an ounce. In today’s article, we’ll delve further into Peace dollars, compare current values to their big sister, Morgan silver dollars, and look at relative values of other popular bullion and semi-numismatic silver coins.
Wednesday July 16, 2014
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.
Friday July 11, 2014
The American gold eagle is one of the most popular gold bullion coins available in the market today. Through 2013, over 20 million ounces of American gold eagles have been minted, putting these coins on par with South African gold krugerrands and Canadian gold maple leaf coins as the highest minted modern gold bullion coins. As we typically see in the coin market, collectors have identified American gold eagles that were produced in lower quantities, which has caused the value of these coins to rise above and beyond the gold bullion value; resulting in bullion coins selling at numismatic values. In today's article, Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers is going to take a look at the better date American gold eagle coins (by denomination) and identify for you coins that will bring you more than just your typical gold eagle premiums.
Tuesday July 8, 2014
The finest PCGS-certified 1922 Matte Finish High Relief Peace dollar, graded PCGS PR67, will be one of the featured exhibits in the official Museum Showcase display at the American Numismatic Association 2014 Chicago World's Fair of MoneySM, August 5 - 9. Originally owned by a former United States Mint Director and recently acquired by collector Bob R. Simpson of Texas, the coin will be displayed courtesy of Simpson and Legend Numismatics of New Jersey.
Wednesday June 25, 2014
In a previous article for Money.org, we highlighted several bullion and proof American silver eagle coins that sell at a premium over and above the standard rates for these coins. We also touched upon other types of American silver eagles, such as burnished silver eagles and reverse proof silver eagles. Today we’re going to delve a bit further into burnished silver eagles, including the coins’ origins, pricing information and why we believe that these coins make a great addition to any coin collector’s numismatic coin collection.