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The PCGS World’s Finest Morgan Dollar Collection

The PCGS World’s Finest Morgan Dollar Collection ANA Convention August 22-26, 1990 John W. Highfill’s contributions and comparisons Finest PCGS Morgan Grades Known as of 1990-91 The John W. Highfill Finest Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar Collection 1986-89 The First Historical Assembled Certified PCGS Morgan & Peace Dollar Collection John’s Premier Collection was later sold … Continue reading

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The Liberty Seated Dollar (1840-1873)

By Greg Shishmanian ……….. Let’s begin this article by revisiting a few significant events that occurred during the 1840 through 1873 period in United States history. The United States mint began producing the Liberty Seated dollar series only three years after the 1837 financial crisis. This crisis triggered a prolonged economic depression that lasted until … Continue reading

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An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series

By Kathleen Duncan – www.pinnacle-rarities.com ………… Historical Background The entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic upgrade between 1907 and 1921.  Each and every denomination was redesigned, and with the exception of the two-and-a-half and five-dollar gold coins, each had its own unique appearance.  These designs were a clear departure from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Proof 1804 “Original” and “Restrike” silver dollars

Thoughts on Proof 1804 “Original” and “Restrike” silver dollars (Including their cousins, the Proofs of 1801-03)   John W. Dannreuther      Much has been written about the “King of American coins,” the 1804 silver dollar (and to a lesser degree about its cousins, the Proofs of 1801-03). Here’s my two-cents’ worth, or perhaps a … Continue reading

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IRS SEIZING LARGE AMOUNTS FROM COIN DEALERS’ BANK ACCOUNTS

Banks Are Reporting To IRS Multiple Cash Deposits Of Under $10,000 By Diane Piret – ICTA Industry Affairs Director ……… Structuring your cash bank deposits with the specific intent to avoid having those transactions reported is not only illegal, but you may find that the IRS has seized most of the money in your bank account. … Continue reading

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The National Silver Dollar Roundtable 30 Years Later – By John W. Highfill

Reprinted with Permission from the Coin Dealer Newsletter (CDN)………. This year is the 30th anniversary of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable. The U.S. Silver Dollar is by far the most popular American coin. Its vast appeal is the best in all of numismatics. The National Silver Dollar Roundtable?s (NSDR) index of dealers are professionals in … Continue reading

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An Experts Guide to Collecting Morgan Dollars

An Experts Guide to Collecting Morgan Dollars By Hannes Tulving All Rights Reserved Reprinted with permission from Coins Magazine   By all accounts, Morgan dollars are the most popular collector coin in the world.  Recently, the WALL STREET JOURNAL estimated that there was upwards of 20 million coin collector/investors active in the United States.  Of … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Minted Morgan Dollars: A Date by Date Analysis

Philadelphia Minted Morgan Dollars: A Date by Date Analysis By Rob Lehmann The discussion and analysis of the Morgan Dollar series often focuses on the branch mint issues, most notably those emanating from Carson City. But, there were more Morgan Dollars minted in Philadelphia than any of the corresponding branch mints. Prior to 1878, Philadelphia … Continue reading

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SILVER PLUG CENTER COINAGE

SILVER PLUG CENTER COINAGE By Mary Sauvain LM-108 Mary Sauvain Numismatic Services 1795 $1 B-3, BB-11, with Silver Plug Center. NGC AU50. Currently in private collection. Ex. Starr-Perkins. Earlier Floyd Starr Collection (Stack’s, 1992), Lot 570. Where description read “Subdued mint lustre and a splash of toning, mostly in the central portion on each side. … Continue reading

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