How Many Canadian Dimes Were Made in the Years 1974, Silver 1968,1992 and 1997?

I have went through at least 500 dimes and have not found one of any of these. I checked 1968 silver with a magnet and non came out not magnetic. Also if you guys now what it could cost it would be nice but I mainly want to know how many were made to see [...]

To slab or not to slab?

Do you think a serious collector would rather purchase a coin already in slab or in a raw state? Thoughts? Marcy View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat


I was reading about Compugrade, a company that was grading coins with a computer. It said that they could even put decimal grades on it, like MS-67.3. I was wondering what equipment they used to do this? View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat

Gold Prices Rise 10.2% for 11th Annual Gain, Silver Falls 9.8% in 2011

Gold futures advanced nearly $26 Friday, rebounding from six straight session losses to close out a roller-coaster year with a gain of 10.2% — an 11th consecutive annual increase. Other precious metals rallied as well, chipping away tiny slices from what turned out to be staggering yearly losses. Platinum and palladium were hit hardest in [...]


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Army half dollar victory dance

I called this one for sure- that coin sold for $20 a week ago from the mint and is now topping $50 and going up from there!…ht_2269wt_1163 View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat


I signed up for teletrade and won an auction on a $9 proof cent. When I sign up for a site, I usually scroll through the terms and agreement, but I will know better next time. I was charged a "buyers premium". I’ve been to many auctions in my life, both online and in person, [...]

Too bad these prices are no good.

Today I picked up a 1967 Guide to US Coins for one whole dollar. Kinda neat to read the old prices. View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat

Do you agree?

We are in the golden age of coin collecting. Prices of old coins are decent, but will keep going up in price for years to come. Most coins minted since the 60s are not worth very much, and I doubt there value will increase much over the next 100 years. There are more collectors today [...]

Help with this token.

It’s a Marten van Buren "The Young Magician Token". I’ve found mentions of it on the internet, but I can’t find an approximate age. I did find this: This token was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the early 20th century. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button [...]

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