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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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Sussex man held in Turkey for smuggling ancient coins

BBC NEWS – ENGLAND – SUSSEX | August 23, 2017 A British man is facing up to three years in a Turkish prison for trying to take home some ancient coins found on the seabed during a family holiday. Toby Robyns, 52, an ambulance driver from Southwick, in West Sussex, was arrested as he made […]

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Old £1 coin spending deadline looms

BBC NEWS – Business | By Kevin Peachey, Personal finance reporter | July 26, 2017 Consumers have less than three months to spend, bank or donate round £1 coins as the new 12-sided version outnumbers the old for the first time. The Treasury says there are now more of the new £1 coins, which first […]

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New Mexico boy trips over 1.2 million year old fossil

BBC NEWS – US & Canada | July 20, 2017 Watch Video Playtime turned prehistoric for a 10-year-old boy who tripped – and then realized he had just stumbled over a fossil. Courtesy of New Mexico State University.

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Germany makes arrests over theft of giant solid-gold coin

BBC NEWS – EUROPE | July 12, 2017 Police have raided homes and made arrests in Berlin over an audacious night-time heist which saw a huge solid-gold coin stolen from a museum. The raids took place and a car was seized in the district of Neukoelln, German news agency DPA reports. The suspected robbers are believed to […]

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Legendary Chinese treasure found

Numismatic News | Posted by Richard Giedroyc | May 15, 2017 (Image above: This silver 2-tael sycee is similar to the gold and silver sycees being excavated at the site of a battle during a 1647 peasant revolt in China.) What was thought to be only a legend has proved to be fact. As of early […]

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