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Cleaning Silver Coins

If silver coins get exposed to air they will get after some time a brown or even black oxidized layer. This is caused by the small amount of sulfur that air contains. By knowing...

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1943 Steel Cent – Penny

The 1943 Steel Cent Coin is the only circulated U.S. coin that did not have a single drop of copper in it. There are also 40 1943 copper pennies struck by accident as well...

Safe Way to Clean Coins

In every collection, cleanliness and orderliness is always a must. There’s usually a neat pattern that a collector follows so his collection is presentable and pleasing to the eyes. He may even have a...

1804 draped bust silver dollar

Controversial 1804 Dollar

One of the most talked-about and sought-after, hence one of the most expensive silver coins is the controversial 1804 Silver Dollar coin. This particular set of coins has become famous and controversial due to...

1924 Indian Head Nickel - Obverse

Indian Head Buffalo Nickel

The Indian Head Nickel coin, also known as the Buffalo Nickel, is the third coin design in the Five Cent Nickel series. This coin design by portrait sculptor James Earle Fraser succeeded Charles Barber’s...

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Coin Collecting References – Books

Nothing beats having good references in whatever you are planning to do. In any endeavor, it pays to do your homework by researching and equipping yourself with valuable knowledge. This habit will put you...

Coin Collecting Organizations

Many coin collectors are at a loss about what to do with their collections. Some are just plain oblivious to the importance or value of the collection that they possess and they just take...