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What Are American Gold Eagles?

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What Are American Gold Eagles?
Throughout the history of the United States, there have been many splendid gold coins that have been minted and circulated until gold coins were discontinued in 1933. In 1986, the United States decided to once again start minting Gold coins. They started with perhaps the most popular modern gold coin: the American Gold Eagle. The American Gold Eagle comes in denominations of $5, $10, $25, $50. The obverse has a glorious Augustus Saint-Gaudens rendition of lady liberty clutching an olive branch in her left hand and a torch in her right, with the capitol building in the left background.

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What is a CAC Certified Coin?

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What is a CAC Certified Coin?
CAC was founded in 2007, and they evaluate certain coins that have already been certified by either PCGS or NGC. This further ensures the quality of the coin, and often raises its value. CAC places specific stickers on the coins they evaluate that denotes their grading and value. CAC also provides a serial number that provides security for coin holders.

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What Is NGC- Numismatic Guaranty Corporation? - Certified Coin Consultants

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What Is NGC- Numismatic Guaranty Corporation? - Certified Coin Consultants
If you know coins like Certified Coin Consultants does, then you know that accuracy, and authenticity is of the utmost importance in the world of numismatic coins. One of the ways that Certified Coin Consultants of Rockville Centre, NY, ensures the highest possible authenticity in the coins we deal in is by working with NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation). 

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Smart Investing: Gold

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Smart Investing: Gold
Do you think that the stock market will take a fall in the next five to ten years? Do you think that the strength of the dollar is going to decline in the next five to ten years? If you answered yes to either of those questions then it is time to invest in gold. And now is the best time to invest in gold, and make no mistake, gold is an investment. It is also an insurance policy. As the ever more volatile stock market tumbles, gold rises.

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The History of Carson City Morgan Dollars & the GSA Hoard

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The History of Carson City Morgan Dollars & the GSA Hoard

    In 1964, The United States of America ran out of silver dollars that were minted between 1878 and 1935. Most of the coins were from the Carson City Mint. Due to its decreasing supply, the government ceased the exchange of silver certificates for silver dollars. Silver dollar coins were then held by the government. Congress set up the General Services Administration, also known as the GSA, to distribute the hoard of silver dollar coins to the public in 1970. The coins were divided and organized by mint and condition. Over two million coins received an “uncirculated” rating. Others...

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