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- Posted: March 20, 2023Categories: Ancient Coins, Rare Gold Coins, Rare Silver Coins, Medieval CoinsRead more »
For many coin collectors, ancient versus modern collectible coins can be disconcerting. The truth is both coin types have a fascinating insight into the history of currency. When looking at collectible coins, the rarest coins are a perfect addition to any collection. In addition, it is captivating to know the history behind a rare coin as well as its true worth.
Here at Austin Rare Coins & Bullion, we understand the value of rare and ancient coins from different eras and countries. Let us know if you have concerns regarding the coins you already own. Just reach out to us. On the other hand, we can give help you find other rare ancient coins that fit your budget.
Ancient Collectable Coins
- Posted: March 16, 2023Read more »
Starting to collect coins can be challenging when examining various rare coins. Whether you're interested in collecting a specific type of coin or not, you can explore a few different options. However, it's advisable to seek advice from a reputable dealer who specializes in all types of rare coins, such as Austin Rare Coins and Bullions.
Types Of Metals
Minters can use various types of metals to produce coins depending
- Posted: December 06, 2022Categories: Rare US Coins, Rare World CoinsRead more »
When it comes to investing in precious metals, there are two main types of assets: rare coins (sometimes called “investment-grade coins”) and bullion. Rare Coins vs. Bullion is often the dilema. Which is right for you? Importantly, there are some key differences between the two that you should be aware of. This is important, even though both types are capable of helping you achieve your short-term and long-term investment goals.
In today’s blog, the team at Austin Rare Coins & Bullion is here to help you understand the pros and cons of both rare coins and bullion. In short, to help you feel more confident about choosing the one that’s right for you. Above all, Austin Rare Coins & Bullion is your trusted source. They are there to help you secure your financial future through commodities or expand your collection of valuable metals.
- Posted: December 02, 2022Categories: Rare Silver CoinsRead more »
The Seated Liberty Dollar History is very interesting and fraught with many unexpected changes. First of all, the Seated Liberty was designed by its chief engraver, Christian Gobrecht. At least the obverse side was. Curiously, Gobrecht' soaring eagle design was not used on the reverse. Instead, the heraldic eagle utilized on coins in 1807 was used. This meant the Seated Liberty Dollar was technically designed by two people. Gobrecht and the late Mint Chief Engraver John Reich.
The Seated Liberty Dollar was struck by the United States Mint from 1840 to 1873. Another unexpected change was the addition of "In God We Trust". It wasn't the first coin to us this phrase,
- Posted: October 14, 2022Categories: Rare US Coins, Rare Gold Coins, Rare Silver CoinsRead more »
If you’re new to the rare coin industry, you may have a few questions about rare coins and their values. At Austin Rare Coins, we’re here to help collectors, buyers, and sellers alike. 4 common questions about rare coins we often are approached with that provide valuable insight into collecting rare coins are listed below.
What Are Rare Coin Values?
This question doesn’t always have a set answer, unfortunately. While certain coins are well-known to be valuable, such as Buffalo Nickels, many coins fluctuate in value. If you think you have a very rare and valuable coin, reach out to our team today. However, even though we do buy Modern Bullion Gold, Silver, Platinum & Palladium as well as rare U.S. & Ancient Coins, there is a $5,000 minimum. If you feel you are within our minimum parameters, call
- Posted: April 05, 2022Categories: Rare US Coins, Shipwreck CoinsRead more »
Be careful trying to buy coins that are supposed to be from a famous shipwreck. How to identify a shipwreck coin should be left to the experts. It is hard to determine if a coin is a shipwreck coin just by looking at it. How is the average person supposed to know if a coin was hidden in a shipwreck for over a hundreds of years? Even if a coin is actually from a shipwreck it could be in terrible condition and not worth very much. However, those salvaged in good to excellent condition can be worth a lot of money. Especially, if they are a from a rare date and only a few surviving coins actually exist.
Austin Rare Coins & Bullion is one of the premier shipwreck coin dealers in the United States. They know how to identify a shipwreck coin. In fact, they specialize in high-end shipwreck coins dating back to 1845. Above all, they only deal in shipwreck coins certified and authenticated by NGC
- Posted: December 03, 2021Categories: Rare US Coins, Rare Gold CoinsRead more »
The rarest pre-1933 US gold coin is the Three-Dollar gold piece. To clarify, only 539,792 of them were produced according to the US Mint. The reason there were so few made is because the Three-Dollar gold coins were very unpopular. Basically, the public rejected them when they were introduced in 1854. Therefore, only small mintages of these coins were produced from 1854 to 1889. Similarly, They ended production after just 35 years. This total of just over half a million coins were produced at the US Mint facilities in Philadelphia, New Orleans, San Francisco and Dahlonega combined.
Many of these 3 Dollar coins have been destroyed
- Posted: October 12, 2021Categories: Ancient Coins, Rare US Coins, Rare World CoinsRead more »
Coin collecting is not only a rewarding and enjoyable hobby, but if done properly, coin collecting can also be profitable. In this report and the video below, we will share some of the most important things to keep in mind when coin collecting. This is in order to maximize the rewards of assembling a profitable collection, regardless of your budget.
- The first thing is to make sure that you’re collecting an area with a solid base of other collectors. You can have the rarest coin in the world, but if nobody else wants it, then it's unlikely to see much appreciation.
- Make sure you own coins that are attractive. To clarify, a great looking coins will always catch the eye of a potential buyer.
- Make sure you acquire and own coins t
- Posted: March 08, 2021Categories: Rare US Coins, Rare Silver CoinsRead more »
The most collected series of coins ever produced by the United States Mint is the Morgan Silver Dollar. A Carson City Silver Dollar produced in Carson City, Nevada is the most cherished and sought-after of all. Furthermore, CC Morgans are the most popular and desired silver coins ever produced by the United States.
No other coin embodies the history and allure of the American Wild West better than a Carson City Morgan Dollar. Especially, those produced in Carson City from the silver mined at the Comstock Lode. Holding one in your hands instills mystique and adventure of the 49er gold rush days.
Prices of CC Morgans have held strong. Most importantly, when other coins have fallen
- Posted: January 25, 2021Categories: Rare US Coins, US Bronze MedalRead more »
Are you curious? Did the Emancipation Proclamation free any slaves? The correct answer would be that it "did not free all slaves in the United States. Rather, it declared free only those slaves living in states not under Union control."
This beauty was struck nearly 150 years ago, but looks like it was struck only yesterday! The 1871 Bronze Emancipation Proclamation Medal made because of this monumental occasion is simply stunning. Unbelievable, that the US mint made it to commemorate Lincoln.