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Here are the top ten articles for the Coin Collecting Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Nicholas Biddle And The Second Bank Of The U.S.
You probably have not heard of a man named Nicholas Biddle. He was a banker that served as the second and last president of the Second Bank of the United States. The idea of a central bank has been a burning issue for years in this country even up to today.
2. What Is Gold?
While this may seem like a stupid question, especially to coin collectors, it is a good question to ask. For coin collectors, it is all about the precious metal itself, or the coins made from it. For the rest of us the question isn’t so cut and dry. With the recent drop in gold prices, it is importa
3. The 1916/16 Buffalo Nickel
The 1916/16 Buffalo Nickel could be considered to be the king of Buffalo nickels. It does not matter if it is the errors or regular dates or the 1916/16 doubled die, it still ranks as one of the toughest dates of the Buffalo nickel series to acquire.
4. Build Your Rare Coin Portfolio Faster
Conventional wisdom holds that it normally takes quite a long time for a rare coin to appreciate in value. Even knowing this “wisdom,” many people continue to invest in rare coins believing that the coins will grow in value and yield a high return on their investment.
5. The History Of The Eisenhower Dollar
The Eisenhower Dollar is a dollar coin issued by the United States government from 1971–1978. The Eisenhower Dollar followed the Peace Dollar and is named for General and President Dwight David Eisenhower, who appears on the obverse.
6. Coin Market Is Not Firing On All Cylinders
Is the current coin market firing on all cylinders? First we need to define what each of these so-called cylinders, eight cylinders if you wish to include foreign and ancient coins.
7. California Hoard On Sale Soon
The gold coins from the California Saddle Ridge hoard are coming to market on May 27. The hoard is estimated to be worth $10 million dollars with some excellent specimens in the mix. At 11:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on May 27 a single 1874-S $20 gold piece will be sold in a live auction at the Ol
8. Are You Still Feeling The Effects Of 2008?
It is no big secret that people who lived through the Great Depression were forever changed by their experiences during the 1930s. Many leaned a distrust for banks. Some were reluctant to borrow money to pay for things, even a house.
9. Commemorative Coins Versus Commemorative Stamps
Stamp collecting and coin collecting have at least one thing in common, commemorative items. Commemorative stamps generally get a good reception in the stamp collecting community. However, commemorative coins seem to be more controversial to coin collectors.
10. 1964 That Was The Year
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