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Who Was David W. Lange? In Memoriam

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Who Was David W. Lange? In Memoriam
David W. Lange was a numismatist, author, and researcher who made significant contributions to the field of coin collecting and numismatics. He was born in 1958 and passed away in 2023 due to a long battle with cancer.

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King Charles III Silver & Gold Britannias Releasing Soon!

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King Charles III Silver & Gold Britannias Releasing Soon!
The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom has recently announced the release of their new 2023 Silver and Gold Britannia Coins, featuring the image of King Charles III. These coins are set to be highly sought after by collectors and investors alike, as they mark a significant moment in British history.

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$5 Gold Eagle Collection: 1797 $5 Small Eagle 16 Stars Obv NGC AU Details Repaired

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$5 Gold Eagle Collection: 1797 $5 Small Eagle 16 Stars Obv NGC AU Details Repaired

The 1797 16 Stars, Small Eagle is one of the major rarities in the $5 series. It is estimated that at most 25-30 specimens exist in all grades with EF-AU being typical. A few choice uncs exist but none have appeared on the market in many years.

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The 1874 CC $5 Gold Liberty is a Great Carson City Date!

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The 1874 CC $5 Gold Liberty is a Great Carson City Date!
The 1874 CC $5 Gold Liberty is a Great Carson City date! With only 150 on the planet and 2 in an uncirculated condition, this date is a real rarity!

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$5 Gold Eagle Collection: 1844 PCGS MS64

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$5 Gold Eagle Collection: 1844 PCGS MS64

Despite a mintage of 340,330 coins, the 1844 $5 Gold Liberty is moderately rare in all grades. Most known examples are significantly worn and AU or uncirculated examples are surprisingly rare. There are only 4 other 1844s in this grade and 1 graded higher as an MS65 by PCGS.

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