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Coin Care for the Collector
9.25.2017 Coin Care for the Collector

Acquiring old coins, whether through pure chance or a shrewd purchase, can generate immediate excitement, and can lay the foundation for a lifetime of collecting, regardless of whether the new prize is the first acquisition or an addition to an already-significant inventory...

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Japan: Meiji gold Proof 20 Yen Year 3 (1870) PR66 Cameo NGC, KM-Y13, JNDA 01-1

Japan: Meiji gold Proof 20 Yen Year 3 (1870) PR66 Cameo NGC, KM-Y13, JNDA 01-1

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$470,000
Great Britain: George IV gold Proof 5 Pounds 1826 PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC

Great Britain: George IV gold Proof 5 Pounds 1826 PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC

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$305,500
Sweden: Nobel Prize Gold Award Medal to Walther Bothe for Advancements in Physics 1954

Sweden: Nobel Prize Gold Award Medal to Walther Bothe for Advancements in Physics

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$129,250
Transylvania: Michael I Apafi gold 10 Ducat 1670-AF AU50 PCGS

Transylvania: Michael I Apafi gold 10 Ducat 1670-AF AU50 PCGS

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$76,375
Ancients: LYDIAN KINGDOM. Croesus (ca. 561-546 BC). AV stater (19mm, 10.77 gm)

Ancients: LYDIAN KINGDOM. Croesus (ca. 561-546 BC). AV stater (19mm, 10.77 gm)

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$129,250

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Numismatic History: Honoring Native Americans through U.S. Coinage
2.2.2017 Numismatic History: Honoring Native Americans through U.S. Coinage

The historical tribes that make up Native American culture have often been given a place of honor on many of the US Mint’s most popular and enduring coin designs...

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