Great American Coin Co Blog
April 10, 2019

As the US slid deeper into the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was desperate to prop up the country’s economy. Besides implementing a host of so-called “alphabet programs” like the WPA and CCC, he looked at the nation’s gold reserve and decided it needed to be in government hands, ...

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January 03, 2019

US Mint coins and sets are great gifts that will be remembered long after the holidays. Plus, they grow in value and may even start the recipient on a life-long hobby with plenty of rewards.

Proof Sets

Each year the US Mint makes special proof coins of that year’s is...

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January 03, 2019

If a coin collector is on your holiday gift list, these auctions offer a wide choice of places to shop. They range from budget-busting rarities to affordable choices for entry-level collectors.

As with any auction, knowledge is power, so do your research and don’t get caught up in a biddi...

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January 03, 2019

Gold is great, but silver offers a beautiful way to show your affection without busting your budget. And at current silver prices, it’s a bargain, too.

Here are some ways to make this holiday season memorable with a gift of silver.

Old Silver Coins

The US ...

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January 03, 2019

Some of us are old enough to remember how special it was to receive a shiny new silver dollar on our birthday or at holiday time. If we were lucky, we saved it, because it’s worth a lot more than a dollar today. And the memories it brings back are priceless.

This year you can create speci...

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January 03, 2019

Why settle for a few dollars’ cash when you can give away millions this holiday season?

Genuine, although discontinued, banknotes from countries like Zimbabwe are available in huge denominations from times when their national economies were crushed by hyperinflation, resulting in notes wi...

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January 03, 2019

Gifts of gold have been a sign of respect and affection for thousands of years. Kings and princesses have been showered with it. Lovers have been adorned in it.
But what if you can’t afford a king’s ransom. or the object of your affection isn’t a fashionista?
Fortunately, there are plenty ...

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