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America’s largest circulating gold coin was the double eagle or $20 piece, born in the exciting years of the great California Gold Rush. The new mines yielded the greatest mass of gold in recorded history. Vast quantities of the yellow metal helped to speed development of the American West and had far-reaching effects on the world’s coinage.Coin Details
Political pressure, not public demand, brought the Morgan dollar into being. There was no real need for a new silver dollar in the late 1870s; the last previous “cartwheel,” the Liberty Seated dollar, had been legislated out of existence in 1873, and hardly anyone missed it. Silver-mining interests did miss the dollar, though, and lobbied Congress forcefully for its return.Coin Details
The “war to end all wars” fell far short of that noble aspiration. What history now refers to as World War I, which ravaged Europe from 1914 to 1918, did stir worldwide yearning, however, for peace. One direct result of that fervent hope was the League of Nations. A second was the Peace dollar. The United States shunned the League, but warmly embraced the coin.Coin Details
In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt began a campaign to "beautify" American coinage due to his perception that the current U.S. gold coinage was "artistically of atrocious hideousness." He reached out to Augustus Saint-Gaudens, a sculptor and personal friend of his, to request that he redesign the Double Eagle to reflect the beauty of the coinage of the birthplace of democracy - ancient Greece.Coin Details
As part of the Renaissance of American Coinage that began with Theodore Roosevelt, the Buffalo Nickel or Indian Head Nickel was the copper-nickel replacement for the Liberty Head Nickel. These iconic coins were subject to wear and had several issues with indistinct strikes. This makes for a wide diversity in value between years and mints for Buffalo Nickels with coins ranging from a few cents to thousands of dollars.Coin Details
Whether buying, selling or researching, determining a coin's value is a critical part of numismatics, and probably the most difficult part. That's why we've put together a comprehensive study and tools to give you real-time values for your rare coin collections.Read More
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Gold $1,815.30 |
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