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The History of US Coins

In a world of credit cards, Apple Pay, and automated billing systems, it’s hard to recall a time in which we relied on coins. But for the greater portion of history, we exchanged goods and services with the change in our pockets.

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How to Sell Your Jewelry: 5 Important Things You Should Know

If you have a tangled mess of jewelry in your drawer, some heirlooms collecting dust, or you’re looking for some extra cash, it may be a smart move to sell your jewelry. However, with this endeavor come questions of whether or not you’re getting the best deal.

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5 Factors That Affect Gold Prices

5 Factors That Affect Gold Prices Gold is among the finest treasures the world has ever known. Since the ancient Mesopotamia's first finding of the rarity, it has adorned structures and humans to symbolize wealth, prosperity, and even godliness. Even in recent history, when James Marshall discovered gold in the foothills of the California Sierra […]

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A Beginner’s Guide To Stamp Collecting

A Beginner’s Guide To Stamp Collecting A stamp is far more than a small piece of paper with a picture on one side and some glue on the other. Since their first use, stamps have served as a symbol of a time past- a glimpse into history and the lives of its participants. Not only […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Renowned architect of the Prairie school movement, Frank Lloyd Wright was known for his ground-breaking designs of homes and buildings in the mid 20th century. And we are fortunate to have some of his notes and autographed mementoes in store! Come by to check out his treasured items including a detailed book inscription, a signed […]

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The Liberty Seated Half Dollars
Christian Gobrecht designed the Seated Liberty Half Dollar. The design was based upon Britannia which had been heavily used in British coins. It was minted from 1839 to 1891. There were several variations in the design that denoted various changes that were made to the currency over the years, specifically, in the amount of silver [...]
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