The early 20th century yielded some of the most brilliant coinage in the country’s history, with Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Double Eagle serving as the paragon. Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Double Eagle: An Artistic and Political Feat The high relief coinage of ancient Greece was the inspiration for Saint-Gaudens’ Double Eagle, and, indeed, it took a herculean effort on… Read more »
Collecting gold and silver coins can be both a profitable and enjoyable endeavor. Whether you’re a numismatic hobbyist or a serious coin investor, these articles are sure to delight the collector in you. Here you’ll find articles ranging from unique coin spotlights and notable coin news to unusual coin histories and little-known coin facts.
Those who know the joys of coin collecting will appreciate the seemingly endless wealth of knowledge out there. There are so many variables that make a numismatic undertaking intriguing and worthwhile: each coin is distinct in size, shape, purity, design, year, mint state, history, popularity, demand, price and more. Each and every coin has a story to tell, and a value all its own. As experts in rare coins, we hope you’ll enjoy our curated selection of fascinating coin topics.
Sought after the world over, Chinese Gold Panda coins can be as rare as the cherished and engendered creature from which they take their name. 30-Gram Chinese Gold Panda Coin: A Collector and Investor Favorite The 30-Gram Chinese Gold Panda coin is somewhat of an anomaly in the world of coins in that it straddles… Read more »
Every now and then, a silver coin captures collectors’ and investors’ imagination. One of the current breakout stars in the silver coin market is the 2016 Australian Silver Kangaroo Proof Coin. Sales of silver coins from the Perth Mint, especially the Kangaroo, have doubled over the past year. This outstrips demand for other coins, including… Read more »
Silver Eagles are among the most popular coins because they allow all Americans to collect and invest in beautiful precious metal coins—the ultimate safe-haven asset in times of economic and political uncertainty. History of the American Silver Eagle: From Surplus to Shortage Decades after the last World War ended, the federal government had a stockpile… Read more »
A brilliant, high relief coin, the Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin celebrates the country’s cultural heritage and indigenous wildlife, making it a collector favorite the world over. The Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin: An Emblem of Past and Present Featuring a profile of Queen Elizabeth II with perfectly coiffed hair, a tiara, and a demure expression on… Read more »
Peace, harmony, wealth, and abundance—only gold can transform these pinnacles of our transitory existence into something permanent and beautiful that we can clasp in our hands: the prized Chinese Gold Panda coin. The 30 Gram MS-70 2016 Chinese Gold Panda Coin: A National Treasure With a composition of nearly pure gold and a beloved Chinese… Read more »