Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia

Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia

By Crystal Gomez - Content Writer, Gainesville Coins ......   Between 1900 and 1930, Colombia made special coins for leprosy colonies. In this epoch, leprosy cases...
1970s Quarter Values: Prices and Overview

1970s Quarter Values: Prices and Overview

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Gainesville Coins ......   As many collectors find, values for 1970s Washington quarters are all over the map. The value of any...
The London Gold Fix: A Brief Guide

The London Gold Fix: A Brief Guide

By Paulina Likos for Gainesville Coins ......   Administered by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), the London Gold Fix is considered the authority on gold...
Standing Liberty Quarters Worth Money

Standing Liberty Quarters Worth Money

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   Virtually all Standing Liberty quarters are worth more than their melt value (roughly $5). Many of them are...
The 1888 Morgan Dollar: Key Varieties & Prices

The 1888 Morgan Dollar: Key Varieties & Prices

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The 1888 Morgan silver dollar is best known for its interesting die varieties. For collectors of rare varieties...
No-Date Buffalo Nickels: How to Find Their Value

No-Date Buffalo Nickels: How to Find Their Value

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   It's quite common to find Buffalo nickels that are dateless—missing the four digits that indicate the year the coin...
Biden and G7 Ban Russian Gold Imports

Biden and G7 Ban Russian Gold Imports

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   New economic sanctions against Russia will target the country's gold exports. Several of the Group of 7 nations (known...
1943 Steel Pennies: How Much They Are Worth Now

1943 Steel Pennies: How Much They Are Worth Now

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Gainesville Coins ......   Most steel pennies are worth between 20 cents and 20 dollars. Prices for 1943 penny error coins, like...
1965 Silver Quarter Value: Error Coins and History

1965 Silver Quarter Value: Error Coins and History

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The 1965 Washington quarter was the first US quarter not made of 90% pure silver. This transition from...

Why Palladium Prices Keep Going Up

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Palladium is currently in a supply deficit. This is the main reason that prices have climbed so much recently. The...

Will Gold-Backed Currencies Be Revived?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   It's every goldbug's favorite pipe dream: a return to some kind of gold standard that backs our money. Nothing remotely...

Bitcoin vs. Gold: 10 Crystal-Clear Comparisons

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Bitcoin vs. Gold: What’s the Difference? The financial media has at times struggled to cover the emerging sector of cryptocurrencies....

Silver Eagle Demand Exhausts U.S. Mint Supply

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Since this past December's swoon for stock markets around the globe, investor interest in precious metals has seen a...

Precious Metal News: The Problem With Venezuela’s Gold

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   If you haven't noticed, Venezuela is in absolute turmoil. The growing calamity has economic, political, and humanitarian dimensions that...

Precious Metals & Bullion News: Press, Public Criticize India Gold Scheme

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   About five years ago in India, the newly-elected government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with the previous administration's...

Metal Detecting Brothers Unearth Ancient Roman Coins in Belgium

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   One of the many fascinating aspects of coins from Ancient Rome is that they are found over a very...

Gold & Precious Metals News – India May Loosen Rules On Bullion Banking

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   India is routinely the world's leading country in terms of annual gold demand. Collectively, the Indian public holds an...

Goodbye, Low-Denomination Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   You'll often hear that nothing lasts forever, and this aphorism is especially appropriate when it comes to fiat currencies....

Celtic Coins – Even Ancient Coins Had Errors

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Celtic Coins minted roughly 2,000 years ago by tribes in Britain's ancient past are unearthed every so often in...

Modern Coins – Proof Palladium Coin Sells Out Quickly

Palladium Coin News By Everett Millman – GainesvilleCoins.com …….. It's 2018, we're living in the midst of the Digital Age, and things tend to happen quickly. Even the...

Indian Gold News – Temple In India Wants To Sell Millions Of Gold Coins

Indian Gold News By Everett Millman - GainesvilleCoins.com ........ One of the defining characteristics of traditional Indian gold culture is a strong affinity for gold. No...

Don’t Eat Gold: Thief in India Learns the Hard Way

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Let's be clear about this: You shouldn't eat gold. Don't eat gold. Ever. Just don't. It's that simple. Not only...

Gold Repatriation Could Be Sign of Things to Come

Gold Repatriation by Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   For reasons that have to do mainly with security, a number of America's allies around the world...

Gold, Bullion & Precious Metals News – Scotiabank Restructuring Metals Business

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the major players in the precious metals industry is largely closing up shop. What does that mean...
Singapore Mint Donald Trump Kim Jong-Un commemorative coins. Images courtesy Singapore Mint

Singapore Mint Issues Its Own Trump-Kim Summit Coin

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the longstanding uses for coins and medals is to commemorate transformative or otherwise noteworthy events. What...

Good Samaritan Returns $10,000 in Gold Coins to Owner

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s probably safe to say that, for those of us who missed the cut for the Forbes 400...

What Does the Silver Supply Deficit Mean for Markets?

Silver Supply Price Commentary by Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the running themes of the silver market since the economy recovered from...

English Museum Acquires Hoard of Ancient Gold Coins from Gallic Wars

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A hoard of 10 gold coins discovered in Kent in 2016 is finally on display at a nearby...

Olympic Medals for 2020 Tokyo Games May Rely on Recycled Precious Metals

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The committee tasked with preparing Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics is exploring a frugal plan for producing the bronze,...

Precious Metals News – Rising Dollar Keeps Downward Pressure on Gold and Silver

Gold Price Commentary by Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Precious metals were mixed on Monday, but both gold and silver dipped due to a...