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The Binion Hoard Morgan dollars were accumulated by the Horseshoe Casino magnate.

The Binion Hoard : A Morgan Dollar Murder Mystery

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   The Binion Hoard offers the collector a variety of ways to collect coins, currency, and memorabilia like ashtrays, dice,...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ..... Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek.... Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Gilded Age Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek.... In a previous article, I took a critical stance on “Private" or "Personal” collections and their worthiness to be given pedigree...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Fitzgerald Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek.... The Fitzgerald Collection (also referred to as Fitzgerald’s Nevada Club Reno Hoard) is one of my favorite collections (and pedigrees)...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Skidaway Island Collection

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek.... Coins coming from personal collections are often given a Pedigree status and this seems to be a growing trend, as...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Palace Collection of Egypt’s King Farouk

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... A lot of my writing about Pedigrees & Hoards is based on the research of others--gathering and processing information from many...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Miami Beach Mansion Currency Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .... I like to compare this story to the “Wall of Greed” story. It's similar in many ways, and in...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Cleveland Wall of Greed Hoard

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... In case you have not figured it out yet, the reason I like “Pedigrees & Hoards” are because of the...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The El Cortez Casino Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... Probably no other state has brought as many “hoards & collections” into the hobby as the state of Nevada. Several...

Pedigree & Hoard / Coins & Currency

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek.... I am delighted to have the opportunity to write a new column for CoinWeek on my corner of the numismatic world...

Park Avenue Numismatics Gold and Silver Bullion

Bullion Sharks Gold

Doug Winter Numismatics Branch Mint Gold

Atlas Numismatics World and Ancient Coins

Mid America Rare Coins - Jeff Garrett