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The 1787 Brasher Doubloon

One of the rarest coins in the world was made when a goldsmith and silversmith was denied a petition to mint his own coins.

A man named Ephraim Brasher wanted to mint his own copper coins, but ran into a roadblock: the State of New York did not want to mint copper coinage. 202 more words


The Gold and Silver Mine 14.25

   The Gold and Silver Mine



A weekly column dedicated to “digging out” current information about precious metals, coins and other numismatics.


Last weeks’ article about auctions and the fact they don’t always meet expectations was timely, given that the results of the auction for the rarest stamp are now in. 466 more words