Brasher Doubloon Auctioned For $4.56 Million

  “The legendary Brasher Doubloon is one of the most important coins in American history because it’s the first gold coin struck for the young United States and it’s one of handful that exist,” said Todd Imhof, executive vice president of Heritage auctions. “This is a record auction price for one of these historic, early  … Read more

Rare Coin Inflation

According to Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a rare coin- the 1794 silver dollar- sold at auction for $10,016,875 in January of this year. The inflation of the price for that silver dollar amounts to more than 1 billion percent. The annual gain for this rare coin that is over 200 years old is about 7.6%. This  … Read more

Historic Gold Coin

The 1933 Gold Coin known as a double eagle has sat wrapped in plastic in the Federal Reserve Bank in Manhattan for months. The gold coin was moved last month to the New York Historical Society as a piece of our history. The coin is known as a double eagle because it is worth twice  … Read more

Rare Pennies Sold For $1 Million

In 1943, a Lincoln penny was wrongly struck in bronze rather that the usual zinc-coated steal at the San Francisco Mint. In September of 2012, one of the 4 known surviving rare pennies was sold for $1 million. The Professional Coin Grading Service had determined and certified the coin to be genuine.        … Read more

Silver Prices: Junk Silver

Like any other precious metal or commodity, silver prices are subject to volatile price swings. A popular way to invest in silver is often priced by the melt value of coins such as silver quarters. This is also known as “Junk Silver.”   United States Circulated Silver Coins are coins that were in standard circulation  … Read more

How To Buy Rare Coins

Hard assets such as rare coins can add diversification and protection from inflation. These benefits you cannot receive from paper investments alone. The process of investing in rare coins can be quite confusing to new buyers. There are many resources out there to help you along your way to starting a rare coin collection. Premier  … Read more

Numismatic Coins

Forbes magazine just reported that the numismatic coin collecting interest was revived with gold’s price drop. At Premier Coin Galleries, we know that numismatic coin collecting always appeals to collectors in the gold industry. However the drop in gold prices earlier this year sparked a greater interest in the coin collecting hobby. Although people with  … Read more

Collect Coins

Collecting coins can be fun when choosing and organizing your collection. A coin collection is also interesting due to their rich histories. However, collection coins can be profitable tool. When you come to Premier Coin Galleries, you will learn how to get started with your own coin collection. These collections could be for your own  … Read more

Top 5 Rare Coins Found In Pocket Change

There are a lot of rare coins that are valuable due to their numismatic value. These coins are often overlooked by the untrained eye. At Premier Coin Galleries, we can help determine what is in your pocket besides pocket lint.   1. 1969-S Lincoln Cent With a Doubled Die Obverse These are exceedingly rare coins.  … Read more

Gold Coins- Buying Guide

By knowing how to buy gold coins you can diversify your investment portfolio. In addition to a great investment, gold coins provide you with enjoyment as you build a collection. There are many ways to own gold and use it as an investment for the future. The process can be quite confusing because there are  … Read more