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Give Thanks if You Own a 1920 Pilgrim Half Dollar

Give Thanks if You Own a 1920 Pilgrim Half DollarThe Pilgrim Tercentenary Silver Half Dollar is the perfect tribute to Thanksgiving Day.
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Coin Flips Determine Two Kentucky Elections

Coin Flips Determine Two Kentucky ElectionsIn Lincoln County, Kentucky, two elections were so close that a coin flip was used to decide the outcomes.
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How People Get Rich Investing In Silver

How People Get Rich Investing In SilverGold gets all the headlines, but silver is a shrewd investment if you know what you're doing.
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The Creepiest Coins of All Time

The Creepiest Coins of All TimeIf you're spellbound by creepy coins, read on--at your own risk.
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Coins in the Cake and Other Halloween Traditions

Coins in the Cake and Other Halloween TraditionsBefore Halloween became the holiday we all know, folks in Ireland and Scotland had different ways to celebrate on the same night.
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What Is a Nobel Prize Medal Really Worth?

What Is a Nobel Prize Medal Really Worth?Explores the real value of the Nobel Prize.
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Great American Mines, Part Four: Weaver Gold District

Great American Mines, Part Four: Weaver Gold DistrictPauline Weaver discovers gold near the end of the California Gold Rush.
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The Four Ways Diamonds Are Formed

The Four Ways Diamonds Are FormedExplore the science behind the formation of diamonds.
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Diver Accidentally Finds 2,750 Year Old Coin

Diver Accidentally Finds 2,750 Year Old CoinA curious diver makes a valuable find.
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The Five Luckiest Coins

The Five Luckiest CoinsLearn about what legends have deemed the five luckiest coins in the world.
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Five Luckiest Coins Gallery

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The Top Coins from the Summer of 2014

The Top Coins from the Summer of 2014Read about the remarkable top coin releases from the summer of 2014.
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The Top Coins from the Summer of 2014

The Top Coins from the Summer of 2014brown bear silver coin (1)
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Precious Metals 101

Precious Metals 101What makes a metal precious? Find out in Precious Metals 101.
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Silver Coins Found in Abandoned House Given to Charity

Silver Coins Found in Abandoned House Given to CharityDemolition workers discover a hidden treasure in the home of a hoarder.
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Great American Mines Part Three: Reed Gold Mine

Great American Mines Part Three: Reed Gold MineThe third part to the Great American Mines series.
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Silver Bar from Shipwreck Fetches Big Bucks at Auction

Silver Bar from Shipwreck Fetches Big Bucks at AuctionHistorical shipwreck results in large auction payout years later.
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The Top Ten Most Famous Animal Coins

The Top Ten Most Famous Animal CoinsAnimals have been used on coins since the beginning of coins.
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Ancient Coin Hoards Discovered in a Cave

Ancient Coin Hoards Discovered in a CaveSometime as far back as the Iron Age, a person decided to stash a number of coins deep in a cave for safekeeping.
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How Gold Is Made

How Gold Is MadeSince gold was first discovered, people have wanted to know how to make it. Unfortunately, alchemy is not possible. But how is gold — or Au, its elemental name — created?
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Historical Benjamin Franklin Document Sold

Historical Benjamin Franklin Document SoldIt’s two years into the French and Indian War. British troops are being defeated at nearly every turn and resources are running low.
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Incredible Ancient Coin Artifacts Discovered in England

Incredible Ancient Coin Artifacts Discovered in EnglandA brooch, a comb and some tweezers don’t seem like they are particularly interesting items. In fact, they can probably be found in many women’s bathrooms today. But archaeologists found some of those items that were anything but ordinary.
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Two Prospectors Walk Away From a Silver Fortune

Two Prospectors Walk Away From a Silver FortuneOn the outskirts of what is now affluent Aspen, Colorado, stands what was once one of the most prosperous silver mines in U.S. history: Smuggler’s Mine. Its history is filled with intrigue and tall tales
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How Scrip Coins Enslaved Generations of Workers

How Scrip Coins Enslaved Generations of WorkersAt some point in their lives, most people have worked at a job that they felt didn’t pay them what they were worth. What today’s beleaguered workforce doesn’t have to deal with, however, is getting paid in a currency that is worth next tonothing.
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Amazing Discoveries of Anglo-Saxon Treasure

Amazing Discoveries of Anglo-Saxon TreasureImagine firing up yourmetal detector, waving it back and forth over the earth rhythmically. You hear the long-awaited ping, and begin to dig into the dirt, not knowing if you’ll find a tin can, or something a little more interesting.
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Silver Treasure of Biblical Proportions Found in Ancient City

Silver Treasure of Biblical Proportions Found in Ancient CityOver three thousand years ago, a jug containing what was likely a person’s life savings in silver was placed next to a wall and left there. Untouched. Until last year, that is.
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These Pioneer Gold Coins Haven’t Been Seen in Years

These Pioneer Gold Coins Haven’t Been Seen in YearsPart of Oregon’s pioneering history is up for sale. Later this week, “The Riverboat Collection,” which contains several pioneer coins that haven’t been seen for years, will be auctioned in Chicago and. Two Pacific Company $1 gold coins are the stars
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A Sterling Silver Putter Worthy of The Masters

A Sterling Silver Putter Worthy of The MastersLiberty Coin & Currencyis known for buying rare coins and currency.For example, we justbought a $1.00 1890 Rainbow note and a rare date $3.00 gold coin. But one recent purchase was quite extraordinary:an actual Tiffany putter—in the box. It looks lik
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Lewis & Clark Expedition

Lewis & Clark Expedition The story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition has special significance to all of us in Portland and Vancouver. On March 20th, the mint released the latest Native American $1 One Dollar Coin, commonly known as the “Sacagawea,” honoring Lewis and Clark’s
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The Top Questions Our Gold and Silver Buyers Are Asked

The Top Questions Our Gold and Silver Buyers Are AskedAt Liberty Coin & Currency, we deal in rare coins and bullion, but we also buygold, silver, jewelry and antiques. Every day, people come in with questions about how the process works and how to turn their valuables into cold, hard cash.We’ve put toge
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