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VIVA LA CARSON CITY

VIVA LA CARSON CITY

Jan 24th 2020

Although the Carson City Mint ceased operations nearly 13 decades ago, did you know that its original six-ton coin press is still used today? A stately sandstone behemoth, the long-defunct Carson City … read more
From Sea to Shining Sea or Across the Delaware

From Sea to Shining Sea or Across the Delaware

Dec 27th 2019

As the America the Beautiful series winds down with only six more issues scheduled for release in 2020 and early 2021, what will become of the Washington quarter? Will the Mint create an entirely … read more
It's Almost Time for Silver Eagles!

It's Almost Time for Silver Eagles!

Nov 20th 2019

We are approaching that time of year again... the time when all the silver bugs eagerly await the release of the newest Silver Eagle. The American Silver Eagle dollar is one of the most popular bullio … read more
Money CAN Buy Happiness in the Coin World

Money CAN Buy Happiness in the Coin World

Oct 25th 2019

Imagine this: you wake up one day filthy rich. You have more money than you can possibly spend — cash stuffed under your mattress and buried in mason jars all over your sprawling estate(s) and oodles … read more

The Fort Knox of Silver

Sep 26th 2019

The West Point Mint has not always been a mint. Initially opened in 1938 as a silver bullion depository and colloquially called the "Fort Knox of Silver," its importance to the numismatic community ha … read more