Tag: US Mint

  • REDIRECTION More images of the upcoming Liberty & Britannia Gold coin collaboration.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2024 Liberty and Britannia Gold Coin, set to be released for sale on February 8, 2024, at 12 noon, boasts a very limited mintage of 10,000, accompanied by a likely $900 premium. Interestingly, the portrayal of Lady Liberty appears to have Asian features. This exclusive coin is the outcome of…

  • REDIRECTION Just purchased my initial set of two gold coins. I’m curious, in your opinion, which fractional coin typically carries the lowest premiums?

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Summary : discusses the appeal of Austrian Philharmonics in the precious metals market due to consistently low premiums, contrasting them with U.S. gold coins that tend to have higher premiums and less international allure. Despite the U.S. having a much larger population than Austria, the American Silver Eagles (ASE) minted are…

  • The 2024 Liberty & Britannia Collaboration.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The 2024 Liberty and Britannia Program marks an unprecedented collaboration between the United States Mint and the Royal Mint, two esteemed institutions renowned for their rich numismatic history. This groundbreaking initiative showcases the exceptional craftsmanship of both mints’ chief engravers, Joseph Menna and Gordon Summers, as they join forces to create…

  • What causes red spots on gold coins.

    Reading Time: 7 minutes Summary: The appearance of red spots on gold coins stems from known factors such as the presence of copper in the alloy, reactions with sulfur, and possible interaction with metallic dust. Despite concerns about authenticity, these spots do not devalue the coin as they’re associated with the coin’s composition and historical…

  • The Mint at Charlotte North Carolina.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes In the wake of the initial discovery of gold in the United States at the Reed Gold Mine in North Carolina, the absence of local mints in the Charlotte region posed significant challenges for miners. To transform their gold dust into currency, they had to endure a cumbersome process of sending…

  • U.S. Mint New Orleans Mint.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The history of rare gold mint coins intertwines with the growth and economic development of the United States. Beginning in 1795, the Philadelphia Mint played a pivotal role in establishing a uniform currency. As America embraced the Gold Standard, the demand for gold coins surged, leading to the minting of coins…