Rare Coin Report

First Year of Issue Coins- Should you Buy Them?

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for International Currency, L.L.C. on Jul 29th 2019

Regardless of age, most of us guys have probably had a baseball card collection at some point in our lives.  Whether small or extensive we always hoped to have the fabled "rookie card" of our fav … Read More

Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Program

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for International Currency, L.L.C. on Jun 25th 2019

We landed on the moon!  As a country, we have the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing to celebrate in 2019. The Mint gladly jumped in early this year and produced several coins to commemora … Read More

George T. Morgan's Lady Liberty

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for International Currency, L.L.C. on May 29th 2019

I hope you had a great Memorial Day! My two teenage daughters had to "put up" with Dad this weekend when I made sure they understood the significance of Memorial Day. Among significant eye rolling, it … Read More

Three ways to determine rarity

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for International Currency, L.L.C. on May 3rd 2019

In the book 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins by Schechter and Garrett, 36 of the 100 coins are either variety or error coins! There is a reason there are 36 on their list. Rarity. When asked to define r … Read More

Collecting Paper Money: Large Denomination Notes

Posted by Toby Adkins, Numismatic Scholar for International Currency on Jan 18th 2019

Many of you probably have the odd $2 bill stuck back somewhere or maybe a well wrinkled old Silver Certificate from back in the day and would love to have that $500 Note you have always heard about. A … Read More