Fiat money is money not based on a physical commodity.
See how much gold coins are worth. And before you buy gold coins from the U.S. Mint, coin dealers, infomercials, shopping sites, or online... read these tips from coin experts for finding cheap gold coins, commemorative gold coins, and other gold coins worth collecting (including valuable gold coins like Gold Eagle coins and Double Eagle gold coins). Our experienced collectors weigh in with advice to avoid buying fake gold coins (or getting scammed with gold-plated "coins"), tips for finding rare gold coins -- even a gold coin price chart if you decide to invest in gold coins and want to know the current gold bullion value.
Make sure you know how to avoid buying gold-plated coins.
Hologram coins bring unique and futuristic effects to money!
We are amid the 30th anniversary of a boom time in coin history — the rise and fall of the coin market of 1979 to 1981.
Take a look at 9 of the most popular and rarest coins U.S. coins that coin collectors go gaga over.
What is coin collecting versus coin hoarding? I may not be able to give you medical advice on what hoarding or hoarders are, but as a longtime coin collector, I can answer your questions on what a coin hoard is versus a coin collection!
Olympic coins are one of the most popular and diverse types of United States commemorative coins, with many different designs available.
There’s a lot of buzz about buying gold coins nowadays, but don’t get stuck with fake gold coins! Be sure you read these 5 tips so you know how to avoid buying fake gold coins.
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!
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.
Congress approves of new Medal of Honor commemorative coins for 2011.
Olympic coins honor sports and places and people related to the Olympics. Olympic coins are usually minted in half dollar to 10 dollar pieces.
Many American coins honor American landmarks. The landmarks range from the Lincoln Memorial to Mount Rushmore. All of these coins are available and affordable.
Commemorative military coins honor our nation’s bravest heroes. These U.S. coins honor military personnel and military events. Here are U.S. Military coin values.
First Spouse gold coins are expensive to buy. So how can a coin collector get their hands on U.S. Mint-made commemorations of our nation’s first spouses without having to spend hundreds or thousands dollars to buy those pieces? The U.S Mint now issues bronze medals of the same designs seen on the First Spouse gold coins!
On August 6, 2009, the U.S. Mint released the 3rd installment of the 2009 First Spouse Gold Coins program. This $10 gold coin honors Julia Tyler who was the second wife of President John Tyler. Proof versions of First Spouse gold coins are selling for $629 each; uncirculated First Spouse gold coins sell for $616.
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.
Native American coins have formed an integral part of America’s circulating currency since 1859. Here’s more about Indian Head pennies, Buffalo nickels, and U.S. dollar coins which feature Native Americans.
The First Spouse coin series, which began in 2007, produces a new coin to commemorate the women of the White House in concurrence with the presidents on the dollar.
Commemorative coins have been minted since 1892. The U.S. Mint has produced circulating commemorative coins and non-circulating commemorative coins in order to commemorate people, places, landmarks, events and other special occurrences in U.S. history. Commemorative coins come in denominations of quarters, half-dollars, dollars, and gold coins.
Many U.S. coins feature or honor sports themes and athletes. From baseball to the Olympics, sports themes have been featured on many United States coins. Following are some of the most popular sports 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.
Instead of giving someone a gift card, cash, a tie or blouse that they almost know for a fact may never be worn, why not give a gift that may reap investment rewards? You may want to consider giving silver and gold bullion coins.
Proof sets are one of the best ways to purchase crisp examples of U.S. coins. These proof sets, contain coins with burnished, mirror-like surfaces and are a favorite way for coin collectors to purchase high-quality coins straight from the U.S. Mint. The Presidential dollar proof sets are no exception.