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Rare Coin Report

Founding Fathers on Coins

Founding Fathers on Coins

Posted by Toby Adkins Numismatic Scholar for currencyandcoin.com on Jun 28th 2022

The 1792 Coinage Act officially established the building of the United States Mint in Philadelphia and the regulation of our coins. Denominations were set from the Half Cent all the way up to our then … Read More
Coins of the Bible - Widow's Mite

Coins of the Bible - Widow's Mite

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for currencyandcoin.com on Apr 28th 2022

When it comes to the different coins we hear of in the Bible, The Widow's Mite may be the first one that comes to mind. In the book of Luke, Jesus talks about the sacrificial gift the Widow made with … Read More
Women on U.S. Coins

Women on U.S. Coins

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for currencyandcoin.com on Mar 22nd 2022

Since March is officially Women's History Month, let's find out about the women who have graced our coins. The 1792 Coinage Act officially established the building of the United States Mint in Philade … Read More
Digging Deeper: Is Proof a Condition?

Digging Deeper: Is Proof a Condition?

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for currencyandcoin.com on Feb 24th 2022

As collectors we love our shiny little baubles! Whether a gift from a loved one or the rare coin we have always wanted, the details on coins matter. The very definition of a Proof coin lets you know i … Read More
Deciphering the U.S. Mint: Strike Types

Deciphering the U.S. Mint: Strike Types

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for currencyandcoin.com on Jan 31st 2022

As collectors we sometimes forget most of our favorite coins or designs were originally produced to be used as everyday money. It would seem odd today to "plunk" down some silver dollars to the Walmar … Read More