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How Do Fossils Form in Rocks?

Fossil formation is one of the most interesting things to learn about.  Fossils are perhaps the most important link to the plants and animals that called Earth home millions of years before humans existed. When fossils form in rocks, archeologists, paleontologists, and other scientists can discover what led to the rise and fall of species, […]

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Most Valuable Coins Circulating Today!

Do you have some valuable coins in your coin jar?  Let’s see if you might.  To some, coins are just circular pieces of metal that they throw in a jar and forget about until the jar fills to the brim. To others, this currency shows an insight into the history of a country and a […]

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Gold vs. Silver: What’s a Better Investment and Why?

Precious metals such as silver and gold have always been a simple and lucrative way of enhancing and diversifying your investment portfolio. The key to their benefits as an investment lies in their stability over time compared to currency, stocks, and mutual funds. However, choosing whether to invest in gold or silver isn’t an easy […]

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All About Coins! Where did Coins Originate?

Coins are one of the most interesting developments in human history. The successor to the barter system, which allowed people to exchange commodities and other goods in exchange for services, coins revolutionized the world economy. For over 2,500 years, this form of payment has become so common that few ask the question: Where did coins […]

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Shipwreck Story – When the Tek Sing Sank!

Shipwrecks often conjure up visions of long-lost artifacts, intrigue, and the mystery surrounding their fate. While thousands of shipwrecks have occurred globally since the beginning of recorded history, perhaps none has more allure than the Tek Sing Shipwreck Story. Measuring in at 164 feet long, 32 feet wide, and weighing over 1,000 tons, this 19th-century […]

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Public Fossil Hunting Sites in the USA

Perhaps you watched “Jurassic Park” a few too many times or you’ve just always had a fascination with fossils. Either way, you’re always searching for a way to indulge the amateur archeologist within you. Museums provide some insight into archeology and fossils, but nothing is more exciting than finding the preserved remains of plants and […]

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What’s a Better Investment: Bullion or Numismatic Coins?

With the volatility of stock markets and currency fluctuations, safe investments aren’t always easy to find. However, many investors are choosing bullion or numismatic coins to increase their savings and boost their overall wealth. While every investor has different needs and plans, these two investments provide a number of advantages. The only question is which […]

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What’s the Value of My Inherited Coin Collection?

You’ve inherited a coin collection, and you want to know the value.  Whether you want to keep the coin collection, or sell it, here are a few things to consider. The passing of a loved one is a difficult part of life. Nothing can replace the companionship and love of a relative or long-time friend, […]

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Should I Invest in Precious Metals?

At our Orange County coin and precious metals gallery, we always get asked, “Should I invest in silver, gold, coins, and other precious metals?”  Here are a few things you should know. About Investing in Precious Metals Investment is a personal decision that must be made considering risk, current market, and other factors.  All investments […]

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Shipwrecks: Who owns the treasure hidden under the sea?

BBC NEWS – World | By Reality Check team -BBC News | June 4, 2018 New details have emerged about the San Jose, a Spanish galleon sunk by British ships 300 years ago. The vessel was said to be transporting gold, silver and precious gems collected in the South American colonies to be shipped to Spain’s King Philip […]

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