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Ugliest U.S. Coins

Ugliest U.S. Coins

Ugly United States coins that should have never been made. The coins two things in common; they’re rare and valuable and all of them are poorly rendered designs. The pattern coin above is dated 1838 and the design is attributed to William Kneass and Christian Gobrecht. The coin’s obverse bust has more of a manly appearance […]

Time To Buy Gold Coins

Time To Buy Gold Coins

Buy Gold Coins Gold value is now under $1,200 an ounce and it’s time to buy as much as you can. Anytime is a good time to buy gold but now is one of the best times. If you don’t know much about gold coins but are interested in learning and buying them then you should […]

How a Coin Dealers See Other Coin Dea...

How a Coin Dealers See Other Coin Dealers

In the past, we’ve written articles on how to identify reputable coin dealers. These have been some of our most popular articles, based on the social media activity we’ve seen, so we thought that we would take a slightly different approach to the topic. All of the information that we’ve previously shared on how to […]

Seven Ways to Avoid Losing Money in t...

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The following article was written by Tony Davis of Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers and doesn’t necessarily reflect the opinion of Coin Auctions Help or its owner(s): Recently we’ve met with a few individuals who were the heirs of estate coin and currency collections only to find that many of the items had little to […]

New Coin Grading Services At Ebay War...

New Coin Grading Services At Ebay Warning-PCG/MGC

Some collectors will never learn. I try my best to inform all collectors that just because a coin is in a holder and graded, doesn’t mean the coin will be the graded listed on the holder. Don’t be a fool for this trick. Pictures can be manipulated with lighting, angles and photo editor software, and you […]

How Not to Value Your Old and Rare Co...

How Not to Value Your Old and Rare Coins

As an experienced coin dealer who has been in the industry for a number of years, we frequently see a large number of old and rare coins come across our desk. Our familiarity with these coins allows us to properly evaluate, grade and value these coins. By and large most of our customers have done […]

Three Reasonably Priced European Gold...

Three Reasonably Priced European Gold Coins That You Should Consider

As was the case in the United States, most European countries produced gold coins for general circulation into the 20th century. This occurred at a time when the gold standard was still in existence, which has since been abandoned. When fiat currency was introduced, individuals began to take a closer look at the previously issued […]

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Ugliest U.S. Coins

Ugliest U.S. Coins

Ugly United States coins that should have never been made. The coins two things in common; they're r[...]
Time To Buy Gold Coins

Time To Buy Gold Coins

Buy Gold Coins Gold value is now under $1,200 an ounce and it's time to buy as much as you can. Any[...]
How a Coin Dealers See Other Coin Dealers

How a Coin Dealers See Other Coin Dealers

In the past, we’ve written articles on how to identify reputable coin dealers. These hav[...]
Seven Ways to Avoid Losing Money in the Rare Coin Market

Seven Ways to Avoid Losing Money in the Rare Coin Market

The following article was written by Tony Davis of Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers and doesn't ne[...]
New Coin Grading Services At Ebay Warning-PCG/MGC

New Coin Grading Services At Ebay Warning-PCG/MGC

Some collectors will never learn. I try my best to inform all collectors that just because a coin is[...]
How Not to Value Your Old and Rare Coins

How Not to Value Your Old and Rare Coins

As an experienced coin dealer who has been in the industry for a number of years, we frequently see [...]
Three Reasonably Priced European Gold Coins That You Should Consider

Three Reasonably Priced European Gold Coins That You Should Consider

As was the case in the United States, most European countries produced gold coins for general ci[...]
Why You Should Invest In Silver & Which Coins to Consider

Why You Should Invest In Silver & Which Coins to Consider

    Historically regarded as the poor man's gold, silver has wide uses from an investment[...]
How to Lose Money in the Rare Coin Market

How to Lose Money in the Rare Coin Market

Individuals in search of positive inflation-adjusted returns are hard pressed to find many inves[...]
Saddle Ridge Coins Featured At Amazon

Saddle Ridge Coins Featured At Amazon

It wasn't long ago that a couple in California found a multi-million dollar hoard of U.S. Gold coins[...]
Factors to Consider Before Producing Your Own Silver Bars or Ingots

Factors to Consider Before Producing Your Own Silver Bars or Ingots

It is becoming more and more commonplace these days for individuals to melt and produce their ow[...]
 Is My Coin Roll Really UNSEARCHED ?

Is My Coin Roll Really UNSEARCHED ?

First, let me disclose that in no way, shape, or form am I accusing or suggesting that any certain p[...]
Saddle Ridge Hoard Puts Spotlight on the Coin Industry

Saddle Ridge Hoard Puts Spotlight on the Coin Industry

We've previously highlighted a few famous coin hoards and their impact on the coin industry, whi[...]
What You Can Do to Protect Yourself Against Unscrupulous Online Coin Dealers

What You Can Do to Protect Yourself Against Unscrupulous Online Coin Dealers

In a previous post for Coinauctionshelp.com, we highlighted two reasons why individuals should c[...]
Chillicothe Coin Club Show 2014

Chillicothe Coin Club Show 2014

The 2014 Chillicothe Coin Show event will he held Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 10am-4pm at the Christo[...]