The Creation of the Peace Silver Dollar - Farran Zerbe was the coin collector who founded the Chase Manhattan Bank Money Museum in New York City with his own superb coin collection. He campaigned for a new silver dollar coin intended for circulation. Finally, on May 9th, 1921 a joint resolution by the House and Senate brought the Peace Dollar into existence.
2015 Silver Two Pound Proof The Royal Navy: Yet Another Product Variant - The 2015 Silver Two Pound Proof The Royal Navy is a silver proof version of the 2015 £2 currently in circulation, and I want to use this to illustrate how the Royal Mint is augmenting its coins by issuing product variants to reach as large as possible coin collector base.
What is a Silver Britannia? - Britannia’s are bullion coins minted in Britain. This article covers silver Britannia’s, but the coin is also minted in gold. This is the British silver bullion equivalent to the American Silver Eagle dollar or the Canadian Maple Leaf dollar.
Silver Krugerrand (plus Gold and Platinum) for 50 Year Anniversary - It's not a spelling mistake - we have a SILVER Krugerrand! Whatsmore, we have a PLATINUM Krugerrand plus EIGHT different weights of gold coin, including an unbelievable 50 ounce gold coin.
What is a Morgan Dollar? - The Morgan Dollar was a USA silver coin minted from 1878 to 1904 and then again in 1921. It had a currency value of one US dollar. The name Morgan derives from the designer George T. Morgan (1845-1925) who was originally from Birmingham, England
How to Spot a Fake 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar - 1893-S Morgan silver dollars are so renowned, that more exist today than were originally minted. Most Counterfeit 1893-S Morgans consist of altered versions of existing genuine Morgan dollars.
Peace Silver Dollars - The story of the Peace Silver dollars. The most important concept behind the making of the Peace Silver Dollars was to produce a symbol of peacefulness and a reminder that the World War ended.
What are Piedfort coins? - Piedfort coins are struck with the same die so they look like normal coins with the same diameter but are TWICE as thick – and therefore twice the weight. Here's how the practice started.
Precious Metals Investing 2017: Keep an Eye on Silver - When it comes to investing in precious metals, gold usually gets most of the attention. But silver -- and silver mining -- may now be the better bet.
1840-1873 Liberty Seated Silver Dollars - The Liberty Seated series silver dollar is impossible to complete in MS condition because of very small mintages and low survival rates. The series started as a slight variation of Christian Gobrecht's original obverse design