Don’t Get Fixated On Spot Price When Buying Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Silver investors tend to check the current spot price before making a purchase of silver coins. That's a logical...

Palladium American Eagle Coin Brings Challenges, Opportunities for Collectors

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   When the United States Mint released the first Palladium American Eagle coins on September 25, 2017, a new era for...

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...

U.S. Mint Releases Fort Knox Audit

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the most sensitive secrets protected by the Washington establishment is the massive cache of gold reserves...

All About the Benjamins: Why You Should Collect Franklin Half Dollars

Terrence Campbell at Gainesville Coins ……… Everyone likes Benjamins, right? Usually, when Ben Franklin is referenced in regard to currency, our first thought is that of the 100...

Classic US Coins – Gold Stella $4 Coin Goes to Auction

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   There’s an old saying, “fake like a two-cent coin” or “a three-cent coin.” While these obscure denominations haven’t...

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...

Morgan Silver Dollars – A Short History on the Pittman Act

by Steven Cochran, The Coin Explorer - Gainesville Coins .......... Most collectors of U.S. coins are at least vaguely aware of the Pittman Act of...

Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters…… Really!

Sir Isaac Newton and Coins By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ....... Contemporary scholarship has introduced a number of new mysteries regarding history's most famous "natural philosopher"...

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...

The History of the Japanese Ryō Coin

by Jonathan Perry - Gainesville Coins Few coins are as distinct or carry with them a history quite like the Japanese Ryō Coin, also known as...

Treasure News – Search for Yamashita’s Gold Continues

Most of the time, when the topic of lost treasure is brought up, it falls into one of two categories: centuries-old shipwrecks and hidden Nazi gold. However, there is another major source of mythologized stories of long-forgotten gold riches that dates back to the WWII era: Yamashita’s gold.

Mintages Raised for Chinese Silver, Gold Panda Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Since the early 1980s, the People’s Republic of China has struck its own gold and silver bullion coins...

Rare US Coins – Glass Cent Pattern Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid the nationwide mobilization effort for the Second World War, the United States Mint was forced to explore...

Indian Gold News – Temple In India Wants To Sell Millions...

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...

Secret Gold Vaults in the Swiss Alps

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Switzerland has long had a reputation—sometimes a dubious one—for being a safe place to stash one’s wealth away...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

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...

Lost Gold Coins of Ancient India Imply Greater Mystery

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   Last year, a bevy of ancient gold coins were discovered in the unassuming Indian village of Jankipuram. News...

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...

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...

Modern US Coins – Coinage of the Obama Era

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   It’s still unclear how history will ultimately remember the presidency of Barack Obama, who served as the 44th president...

How the Growth of Solar Energy Will Boost Silver Demand

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One of the persistent themes of the world economy over the next decade or more will be the...

Bernard von NotHaus “Trump Dollar” Coin Production Halted + CoinWeek Exclusive...

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Following the historic election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, would you...

South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been...

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....

What Do Coins at Gravestones Mean?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Perhaps you’ve seen coins placed on the gravestones at a cemetery before and wondered what the significance of...

Bullion & Precious Metal News – Why Islamic Gold Demand May...

Islamic Gold Dinar By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   One major development in the global gold market over the last decade has been the liberalization...

COLLECTING SILVER – Add Silver to Your Gift List This Year

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   It's that time of year again. What can you buy that is unique, enduring and reasonably priced for those on your gift...

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...