US Commemorative Coins 2007 – 2008

2007 The Virginia Company of London, England landed on the shores of what would be the United States of America in 1607.  These would be the first English settlers in the New World. The 400th anniversary of their settlement, Jamestown (named for King James of England) was honored with two commemorative coins. The silver dollar … Read more

Early Commemorative Coins of The United States

During the past 120 years, the United States has released hundreds of commemorative coins. Commemorative coins are always minted for a specific reason such as to honor a person, institution, place or some historic event that has shaped America. The U.S. first began to mint commemorative coins in the late 1800’s and stopped producing them … Read more

Early U.S. Gold Coins Are The Most Prized Rare Coins

Gold coins have been one of the most popular forms of legal tender since ancient times. The Egyptians first introduced gold coins around 2,700 BC, although these coins were primarily used as gifts. While the first United States gold coins aren’t quite that old, they’ve became one of the most sought after, highly treasured coins … Read more