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The Gold Coin That Saved a Soldier's Life

The Gold Coin That Saved a Soldier's LifeDixon's life was saved by an 1860 $20 Lady Liberty gold coin. Unfortunately, the coin wasn't enough to save him on the H.L. Hunley, which sunk after its first and only mission in February of 1864. But it did prolong the country's memory of Dixon. Lucky...
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For Success in the New Year, Ring It in with Coins

For Success in the New Year, Ring It in with CoinsThe New Year is the time of year that many of us make resolutions to better ourselves. A lot of those resolutions have to do with money, mainly regarding how to get — and keep — more money. So perhaps it's no surprise that cultures around the globe ring in the New...
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Top Ten Terrific Bullion Coins of 2014

Top Ten Terrific Bullion Coins of 2014The year is coming to a close, and 2015 is right around the corner. Everybody in the coin world is already talking about next year's hot releases. But before we move on, let's reminisce about some of the best coins from this past year. Whether you love sports,...
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Pike's Peak Gold Rush and the Birth of the Denver Mint

Pike's Peak Gold Rush and the Birth of the Denver MintIn the 1850s in the United States, when many people thought of the Wild West, they thought of gold. Tales of people from showing up broke as beggars and leaving as rich as sultans were told all over America. By the time the San Francisco Gold Rush ended, miners and...
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Spidey Sense Says Spider-Man Coin Is Super Hot

Spidey Sense Says Spider-Man Coin Is Super HotBellevue Rare Coins has got their hands on an official Spider-Man coin. The coin was minted in 2013 and celebrates 50 years of Spider-Man. And what a 50 years it has been!
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Five Reasons to Give Antique Jewelry

Five Reasons to Give Antique JewelryThe holidays are upon us, and everybody's in the giving spirit. No matter who that special someone is in your life, they probably love jewelry. But picking out just the right piece can be challenging. You want the jewelry to be beautiful and unique, and of course...
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The 2015 Chinese Panda Coins Have Radically Changed

The 2015 Chinese Panda Coins Have Radically ChangedEvery year, China releases a new bullion coin, and each year, collectors scramble to get them. One side of the coin changes every year, so collectors can always count on something new with the Chinese Panda coin. But for 2015, everything has changed.
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Top Five Reasons to Invest in Gold and Silver

Top Five Reasons to Invest in Gold and SilverThe U.S. dollar is strong, helping drive down gold and silver prices. From high demand in Asia to the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, here are the top five reasons why now is the perfect time to invest in gold and silver.
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The Secret to Investing in Gold: Free Gold Price Alerts

The Secret to Investing in Gold: Free Gold Price AlertsTo help you stay on top of it all, Bellevue Rare Coins has created free gold price alerts on their website. You get personalized alerts via text message or email when the price of gold rises or falls. Alerts are also available for silver, platinum, and palladium.
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An Unorthodox Treasure Map: Google Maps

An Unorthodox Treasure Map: Google MapsCan you imagine finding an ancient treasure map? One where "X marks the spot," leading you to riches beyond belief? Well, one man lucked upon such a map, except he didn't find it at an antique map shop, or even a flea market. He just Googled it.
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The Five Most Miraculous Accidental Treasure Finds

The Five Most Miraculous Accidental Treasure FindsYou've found treasure! As amazing as it sounds, many people all over the world stumble upon extraordinary finds.
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What an Ounce of Gold Bought You in 1950

What an Ounce of Gold Bought You in 1950Times were a lot simpler back then, and everything cost a lot less than it does now. Gold included.
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Six Coins That Broke World Records

Six Coins That Broke World RecordsHave you ever wondered about the world's biggest coin? What about the most valuable coin? Well, wonder no more. Here's a list of the world's record-breaking coins, from small to large, and everything in between.
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The Five Most Memorable Palladium Coins

The Five Most Memorable Palladium CoinsWhile palladium coins, are still somewhat of a rarity, that doesn't mean there aren't some shining examples. Here are the five most outstanding coins ever made of one of the world's lesser-known precious metals.
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The One Thing That Saved the San Francisco Mint

The One Thing That Saved the San Francisco MintIn the mid-nineteenth century in San Francisco, one thing was on everybody's mind: gold!
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South African Gold, Paul Kruger, and the Krugerrand

South African Gold, Paul Kruger, and the KrugerrandLegends of gold in South Africa predate the country's existence, and the ancient gold artifacts from the region have long proven them to be true.
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Wedding Coin Traditions from Around the World

Wedding Coin Traditions from Around the World"Something old and something new, something borrowed and something blue." It's a saying referenced in English folklore from as far back as the 1800s.
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Five Steps to Get the Most Money Selling Your Jewelry

Five Steps to Get the Most Money Selling Your JewelryWhatever your reason for selling, if you want to get the most money for your jewelry, just follow these simple steps.
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Ancient Chinese tomb found filled with treasure

Ancient Chinese tomb found filled with treasureOver 2,000 years ago, a king named Liu Fei was buried.
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Mobs Halt Sales of Kennedy Half-Dollar

Mobs Halt Sales of Kennedy Half-Dollar Over 50 years ago, an event took place that changed American history. In its wake, a special coin was issued: the Kennedy half-dollar.
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Final Number of Silver Libertads Is Still a Mystery

Final Number of Silver Libertads Is Still a MysteryAfter much delay, the 2014 Mexican Silver Libertads have been released to the public.
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Rare Silver Coin Found in Roll of Half Dollars

Rare Silver Coin Found in Roll of Half DollarsYou never know what you’ll get when you sort a roll of coins. One lucky man in New Orleans got the find of a lifetime. He found a very special 1861-O Seated Liberty half-dollar hiding in a roll of Kennedy half-dollars.
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How to Clean Coins to Make Them More Valuable

How to Clean Coins to Make Them More ValuableThe best method for cleaning coins is to never have to clean them at all. You can keep your coins looking great through proper storage and handling.
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The First U.S. Mint

The First U.S. MintIt’s 1776 and the ink is still drying on the U.S. Constitution. One of our Founding Fathers’ first actions was to create a continental currency, thinking that it would ease trade and unify the emerging country.
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The Top Questions Our Gold and Silver Buyers Are Asked

The Top Questions Our Gold and Silver Buyers Are AskedEvery day, people come in with questions about how the process works and how to turn their valuables into cold, hard cash. We’ve put together a list of answers to some of the questions we’re most often asked.
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The Top Five Most Notorious Mint Robberies

The Top Five Most Notorious Mint RobberiesInterested in acquiring some gold for yourself? There are easier ways than robbing the mint. If you’d like to learn more about buying or selling gold, come see the gold experts at Bellevue Rare Coins in Bellevue and Lynnwood.
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How to Find a Pot of Gold

How to Find a Pot of GoldEach year around St. Patrick’s Day, people start thinking about rainbows and the pots of gold coins that lie at the end of them. Well, some of us would like to believe so. But where did this Irish legend start?
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The Coin Flip That Shaped Northwest History

The Coin Flip That Shaped Northwest HistoryIn the mid-19th century, the area that is now Portland, Oregon, wasn’t much more than an endless stand of ancient evergreens rising around the banks of the Willamette River.
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Couple Finds $10 Million Worth of Gold Coins

Couple Finds $10 Million Worth of Gold CoinsThis once-in-a-lifetime story recently happened to a couple from a sparsely populated region of Northern California that stretches east from Sacramento to Nevada over the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
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Gold and Silver Roar Back

Gold and Silver Roar BackLast year, gold prices plummeted by more than 28 percent; it was the highest annual decline in more than 30 years. However, gold recently closed at over $1,330 an ounce, which was the highest it had been since last October.
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