Monthly Archives: April 2021
- Posted: April 29, 2021Categories: Ancient Roman CoinsRead more »
Rare Ancient Roman Coins to own date back over 2,000 years. They have become very popular. Many investors and collector are anxious to collect and own them today. Holding something that was around so long ago is a feeling like no other. A base of collectors from all over the world have evolved. They enjoy putting together collections of ancient coins that they find very special, enjoyable, and potentially highly profitable.
Of course, not all Ancient Coins are as rare as others. Truly rare Ancient Roman Coins are far and few between. Ever Increasing demand puts pressure on the extremely limited supplies. Those in excellent condition, that only have a smaller number known to exist, are ones to own. The most desirable are worth the most money.
One of the most famous
- Posted: April 16, 2021Categories: Rare US Coins, Rare Silver CoinsRead more »
The most valuable Silver Eagle is a 1999 PCGS graded MS70 Silver Eagle. It was the first to sell at auction for over $13,000! Certainly, an extraordinary amount for this coin in perfect condition. The price shows that the numismatic value far surpasses the value of its silver content.
A 1994 Silver Eagle in perfect MS70 condition comes in as the second rarest and most valuable. This coin sold at auction for over $11,000. This is only the second five-figure Silver Eagle coin! In addition, its price is 200 times its silver content.
In bronze or third place position are a couple of 1990 Silver Eagles. Of course, they are also in perfect condition. Both sold for $3,600. One in 2019 and the other in 2020. The sales of these coins were all document on greysheet.com
- Posted: April 06, 2021Categories: Rare World CoinsRead more »
The Roman Empire began fragmenting in the 5th century AD. However, as the Western Empire fell in c. 376-476, the Eastern Roman Empire began to thrive. The name Byzantine Empire, or Byzantium became more popular than calling it the Eastern Roman Empire. There was also a clear power shift from Rome to the new capital city of Constantinople. In short, it was the beginning of a new era. The age when the Byzantine Empire Gold Solidus became a symbol of this new dynasty. One that would last for over a thousand years. Ultimately, falling to the Ottoman Empire in 1453.
Christianity became the official religion. This caused a major cultural shift. In addition, the official language changed from Latin to Greek. All of this, because the Eastern Orthodox church became the dominant power.