IRA investing can be made more fun — and shinier — if you use bullion coins as part of your IRA investment portfolio. But before you start buying bullion coins for your IRA portfolio, make sure you know some very important rules about which bullion coins are approved for IRA investing!
The U.S. Mint has produced the following Eagle coins: Quarter Eagle $2.50 gold coin (1796-1929), Half Eagle $5 gold coin (1795-1929), Plain Eagle $10 gold coin (1795-1933), Double Eagle $20 gold coin (1850-1933), Flying Eagle penny (1856-1858), American Silver Eagle $1 silver coin (1986-present), and American Gold Eagle coins in 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/2 oz, and 1 oz denominations (1986-present). Here's everything you want to know about US Eagle coins as bullion or as collectible coins -- little-known facts, current values, tips for collecting them, and ways to buy them at cheap prices.
First State Depository in Wilmington, Delaware, keeps gold safe for individuals, companies, and investment firms. First State uses a highly secure vault and lots of space to protect the precious metal investments contained within. Learn more about this popular gold depository and how you can keep your investments safe there, too.
Looking for some good gift ideas for the numismatist in your life? See why I recommend the following: a coin magazine subscription, modern commemorative coins, bullion coins, slabbed coins, or a coin gift certificate.
In 2009, the U.S. Mint is issuing a fascinating variety and quantity of coins. Ranging from Lincoln bicentennial pennies to the 24 karat gold double eagle there is something for everyone in the 2009 United State Mint issue.
Walking Liberty half dollars have, over the course of many years, increased in value well. Let’s look at how some Walking Liberty half dollars have performed over the course of 15 years.
Silver Eagle dollar coins are highly sought after both by coin collectors and bullion investors. Some scarce dates command a high price — see which ones. Plus tips for collecting and buying $1 American Silver Eagle coins.
One of the world’s most renowned, beautiful, loved, and popular coin designs came back as a high-relief coin. The 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coin was revived as an Ultra-High Relief Double Eagle gold coin released by the U.S. Mint in 2009.
There really is a lot of diversity in U.S. coins. In the United States’ more than 200 years of coin production, our nation has seen many types of interesting coins. However, if you’re a coin collector and you find yourself a little bored with ‘typical’ modern U.S. coins, then consider these 5 unique types of coins worth collecting.
Here are 5 tips to guide you through your very first coin show. Plus, a wealth of coin show advice from myself and others who’ve been to lots of different coin shows.
Proof coins represent the finest, the very best, that any U.S. Mint has to offer. You see, proof doesn’t refer to a particular grade. Rather, proof refers to the result when a coin is manufactured in a special way. Proof coins vary greatly from their business strike — regular, circulation-quality — counterparts and they take a different path in the Mint.