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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. Coins As Commodities
Some experts are claiming that coin prices re acting more like commodities. Many financial networks have recently reported prices and sales for cut and polished stones are down eight percent during 2015. Uncut stone prices declined by 15 percent during the same period. Other collectible items have d
2. Continued War On The Cent
2016 is a new year and the war to abolish the cent is gearing up for a new campaign. There are many arguments for getting rid of the penny. Most stem from the cost of the metals used in the composition of the cent. Current costs are that it cost 1.5 the face value of the penny to produce it.
3. Recessed Date 1927-D Quarter
Some coins are not as tough as their mintages might suggest, and the 1927-D Standing Liberty quarter seems to such a coin. There are a number of reasons why the 1927-D is more available than would be expected. The starting point for the 1927-D is its low mintage of only 976,400.Once a mintage of the
4. New Issues More Popular Than Older U.S. Coins
Rarer and more desirable coins are selling for unheard of prices at public auctions, but there is less demand for lower end collector coins. It appear there is more interest in U.S. Mint made-for-collector products as they are being released than there is in the more traditional business-strike coin
5. ISIS Currency Near Reality
This could be the first step for ISIS to issue its own currency or it could be a new way for the leadership of the organization to make a quick profit. One thing is for certain, ISIS has outlawed the use of the two largest denomination notes issued by Syria.
6. 7 Popular Coin Collecting Themes
Coin collecting has been the hobby of many people for many years. Nowadays, instead of simply collecting coins, modern coin collectors collect coins according to a theme.
7. Rare 1902-S Morgan
By 1902 the production of Morgan silver dollars was in decline. Our country was awash in silver dollars that no one seemed to want at the time. Vaults all over the country were filled with Morgan dollars just waiting for some type of commercial use.
8. Red And Blue Ration Tokens
The Office Of Price Administrationís red ration tokens ran in a series of 30 two-letter combinations and could be used to purchase meats, fats, fish and cheese. The blue token series could be used for purchasing processed foods.
9. The Canadian Quarter Dollar
The history of the Canadian Quarter is one of evolution. The changes have been remarkable.
10. The Indian Head Cent
The Indian Head Cent was one of the most important coins to the American Public because speculators, depression, a natural disaster and war were contributing factors.
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