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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. Does April 15 Affect Your Coin Purchases?
Does your desire to purchase coins around April 15 diminish? Don’t feel bad if it does. This happens for many people and with good reason. April 15 is the annual date for most people to file their personal tax returns.
2. Size Up The Coin Dealers At Coin Shows
One of the premier coin collecting periodicals has run a number of letters to the editor detailing collectors business dealings with “rogue” coin dealers. However the word rogue is used loosely.
3. Peace Dollars Can Offer Low-cost Beauty
As silver dollars go, most coin collectors immediately think about Morgan silver dollars. Much less often does the Peace silver dollar come to mind. Perhaps most collectors concerns focus on price or rarity as opposed to a coin’s historical importance or beauty.
4. The Redfield Hoard
LaVere Redfield stashed 411,000 Silver Dollars behind a false wall in his basement. After his death, the Internal Revenue Service got to it first.
5. The Canadian Quarter Dollar
The history of the Canadian Quarter is one of evolution. The changes have been remarkable.
6. The Binion Hoard
The death of casino owner Ted Binion led to one of the most spectacular court trials in the history of Nevada, and the release of his private stash of silver coins and bars known as the Binion Hoard. The final chapter has yet to be written.
7. The Jefferson Nickel
The rarest of all the Jefferson nickels is the 1942-S with the reverse of the 1941. This unique coin (1 known) was actually found in a group of circulated coins in 1961. Who knows, maybe one of you have one in your collection, and you may not even know it.
8. Red And Blue Ration Tokens
The Office Of Price Administration’s 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. How To Sell Your Coin Collection
So, you feel it´s time to sell your long-time coin collection, or you might have inherited a collection and you know nothing about coins and you would like to sell them. As with the sale of anything, you would like to make sure you get a fair price. Sounds simple enough, right?
10. New California Gold Coin Hoard
A hoard of buried gold was found by a California couple walking their dog in February, 2013. The hoard of gold coins has been estimated to be worth at least $10,000,000.
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