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The Gold and Silver Mine – How to tell what kind of gold you have

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Written by Douglas Keefe Monday, September 09, 2013 08:00 am

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

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Rare coins die without a trace

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Written by Douglas Keefe Tuesday, September 03, 2013 10:00 am

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In several previous articles I’ve mentioned the 1933 $20 gold piece that was struck, only to have all examples (or so everyone thought) melted after Franklin Roosevelt declared it illegal for U.S. citizens to own gold.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – 'The King of American Coins'

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, August 24, 2013 09:00 am

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Since my articles about million-dollar sales of coins, currency and other collectibles, another coin has sold for more than a million dollars in auction last week: more than $3.8 million, to be exact.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Rare banknotes are waiting to be discovered

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Written by Douglas Keefe Saturday, August 03, 2013 01:00 pm

 

While rare coins have recently been selling regularly at the million-dollar-plus levels, some baseball cards have reached that high, and certain rare stamps crossed that threshold much earlier, rare banknotes have yet to achieve that distinction.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – How I got my start with collecting

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Written by Douglas Keefe Sunday, July 28, 2013 12:00 pm

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Readers of this column know that my intent is to educate and to share my knowledge about coins and collectibles. I enjoy doing this because there is so much to know and I like to share my experience with others.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Low-mintage coins of 1921

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Written by Douglas Keefe Monday, July 22, 2013 11:00 am

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Last week’s column was about the 1921 Peace Dollar and the low mintage associated with that first year of minting the new design.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Why I like the Peace Dollar

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Written by Douglas Keefe Monday, July 15, 2013 11:00 am

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Whenever I’m asked to name my favorite coin, both from an investment and appearance standpoint, my response is the 1921 Peace Dollar. Let me explain my reasons.

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The Gold and Silver Mine – Counterfeit or replica coins – what's the difference?

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Written by Douglas Keefe Tuesday, May 28, 2013 03:00 pm

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On many occasions people bring coins or currency to us thinking they have a scarce or valuable item, only to find out what they have is a replica, which is different from a counterfeit.

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The Gold and Silver Mine - Precious metals drop in price, cont.

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Written by Douglas Keefe Monday, April 29, 2013 11:00 am

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I’d like to continue last week’s discussion about the state of gold and silver prices by letting my readers know what has transpired this past week.

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The Gold and Silver Mine - The value of an 'overdate'

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Written by Douglas Keefe Tuesday, April 09, 2013 12:00 pm

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

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