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All About the Benjamins: Why You Should Collect Franklin Half Dollars

All About the Benjamins: Why You Should Collect Franklin Half Dollars

Terrence Campbell at Gainesville Coins ……… Everyone likes Benjamins, right? Usually, when Ben Franklin is referenced in regard to currency, our first thought is that of the 100 dollar note. The Ben Franklin note itself has become an... read more »

 

Exclusive Interview with Perth Mint’s Zeus Silver Coin Designer Tom Vaughan

Exclusive Interview with Perth Mint’s Zeus Silver Coin Designer Tom Vaughan

by Steven Cochran, The Coin Explorer – Gainesville Coins ………. With the huge anticipation over the Perth Mint’s new two-ounce high relief Zeus silver coin prior to its release, I contacted the Mint to arrange an interview with artist... read more »

 

Morgan Silver Dollars – A Short History on the Pittman Act

Morgan Silver Dollars – A Short History on the Pittman Act

by Steven Cochran, The Coin Explorer – Gainesville Coins ………. Most collectors of U.S. coins are at least vaguely aware of the Pittman Act of 1918, which resulted in the melting down of over 270 million morgan silver dollars... read more »

 

InfoGraphic: Check Your Change: You Might Strike Silver

InfoGraphic: Check Your Change: You Might Strike Silver

Did you know that you can still find US silver coins in circulation? This handy infographic shows how to easily check your change at a glance, for 90% silver coins that were minted before 1965. It also covers 40% silver dollars and half dollars,... read more »

 

Hot, Molten Silver Minted Into Pure Silver Rounds with The Coin Explorer from Gainesville Coins

Hot, Molten Silver Minted Into Pure Silver Rounds with The Coin Explorer from Gainesville Coins

With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ……… Today we’re visiting one of the mints that supplies Gainesville Coins with some of its best-selling silver rounds and bars. I’ve brought along one... read more »

 

Can India Really Cut Gold Imports?

Can India Really Cut Gold Imports?

By Gainesville Coins Blog India is struggling with a record current accounts deficit in the midst of an economic slowdown, and the government says the #1 culprit is gold imports. India is the world’s largest importer of gold, with a total... read more »

 

Budget Silver Coins for the Casual Collector

Budget Silver Coins for the Casual Collector

Welcome to this week’s “Budget Silver Coins for the Casual Collector.” For this feature, I go through our inventory and find some older, inexpensive silver coins, with a view towards recommending them for the beginning collector as an... read more »

 

Gold and Silver Rise With Stocks on Fiscal Cliff Hopes

Gold and Silver Rise With Stocks on Fiscal Cliff Hopes

 By Gainesville Coins – Monday, November 19, 2012 …. Gold and silver posted strong gains as risk sentiment surged on waning fears over the fiscal cliff. However, while Friday’s talks between President Obama and Congressional... read more »

 
 
 
 
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