Redesigning the American Eagle Gold & Silver Coins

By Office of Corporate CommunicationsOctober 21, 2020 The American Eagle Coin Program is one of the U.S. Mint’s most popular programs. 2021 marks the 35th anniversary of the program and of the gold and silver coins. The Mint first issued…

1882 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

An 1882 Seated Liberty half dollar PCGS-graded PR-65 Cameo. (Images courtesy Heritage Auctions, www.HA.com.) Good deals are something everyone wants. Dealers and collectors, when they get a chance, will even pay extra to have the first chance to look at…

Why Were They Made After Circulation Strikes Ended?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ……  The Trade Dollars of 1873-1885 represent one of the more curious areas of American numismatics. Authorized by the Coinage Act of 1873, the Trade Dollar was struck for the purpose of facilitating export transactions…

Weekly World Numismatic News for October 18, 2020

The narrative about the 2020 numismatic market has been consistent across the media. These reports claim that hat collector coins are selling but at less than enthusiastic rates. Dealers are reporting that bullion coins dominate the market, primarily online. And…

New Royal Mint 50p Coin Celebrates British Diversity

A new fifty pence coin minted by the Royal Mint seeks to embrace all elements of diversity in Britain. The Reverse, designed by Royal Mint graphic designer Dominique Evans, shows a series of interconnecting lines and triangles that form a…

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise Monday, Oct. 19

Gold prices settled 0.3% higher on Monday, Oct. 19 Gold, silver and palladium gained Monday, following their losses last week, while platinum finished modestly lower. Gold for December delivery moved up $5.30, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,911.70 an ounce…

The Tale of A Roman Emperor who was almost lost to history

During its impressive history, the mighty Roman Empire was filled with leaders both noble and shocking. Thanks to their written histories and the coins issued in their names, we still hold information about their reigns and their societies. But for…

How COVID Has Changed DLRC

At DLRC, we have a slightly different view than most businesses when we look outside our windows. We don’t have a storefront, nor do we deal with the general public in person, so we often sit here in a state…

75th Anniversary of VE Day marked by FIVE world-renowned Mints

2020 marked the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, and the official end of the Second World War. Following the Allies’ acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender on the 8th May 1945, the war in Europe had finally come to a close after…

The Bank of England describes their collection for visually impaired people

Posts are written in English. Other languages are machine translated. The Bank of England started an interesting initiative, describing their collection. As they claim on their site, it is suitable for visually impaired adults. There is no information about the…