- Posted: January 06, 2023Categories: Rare World Coins, World Gold CoinsRead more »
In short, the "First Canadian Gold Coins" were struck around over a hundred years ago. The Dominion Government had 8,000 five-dollar and 8,000 ten-dollar gold coins struck in 1912. Gold coins valued at $600,000 had been distributed to Assistant-Receivers General across Canada by the conclusion of that summer. The gold coins were still being produced in 1914.
From the raw ingredients to the finished product, these first Canadian Gold Coins were created by the Mint in Canada. These were made almost completely of Canadian gold in 1912, the majority of it coming from the Klondike region.
What about the Gold Maple Leaf?
Interestingly, the Canadian Maple Leaf was struck in 1979 a was not the first Canadian gold coin. To clarify, Canada's first gold coins were
- Posted: July 25, 2022Categories: Rare World Coins, Gold EscudosRead more »
A common question we get is "What is a Spanish Escudo coin?" The Escudo was and is Spanish currency. Escudos comes in both gold and silver. Interestingly, the first Escudo gold coins were introduced in 1535/1537. They were issued in denominations of 1⁄2, 1, 2, 4 and 8 Escudos. In addition, the 2 Escudos coins were commonly known as Doubloons and worth 16 reales.
Gold Escudos were issued until 1833. They are beautiful coins with great attention to detail. As a result, these gold coins from Spain in the 1790’s have remarkable eye appeal. Today's coin collectors and investors lov
- 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: January 18, 2021Categories: Rare World Coins, Rare Silver Coins, Silver RealesRead more »
Rare Spanish silver called 4 Reales are coins that we've never seen before. Moreover, certainly not in such high of a grade. These coins were struck by Ferdinand and Isabella. The two who reigned over Spain jointly in the late 1400s, together known as the Catholic Monarchs.
Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain were responsible for funding Columbus' journey to the New World. Silver Four Reales were the circulating currency back in the late 15th century. Some of them are probably the same coins that help to fund these trips. It is important to note, that Explorers didn't intentionally venture out to discover the new world in the Americas. All they wanted to do was to gain wealth. Their intention was "finding a new trade route to China that would bypass the Mediterranean."