Have you seen the new 2017 Frederick Douglass Quarter

April 4, 2017 @ 10:54 AM

For the second time this year, the United States Mint released a coin as part of its America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The most recent issue celebrates the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in the District of Columbia.

Frederick Douglass quarters, rolls and bags

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Dust settles, 1804 Childs Silver Dollar Hammers For $3,290,000

April 4, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

The rare 1804 silver dollar with Childs pedigree fetched almost $3.3 million dollars in what officials say is a record-breaking coin collection auction.  The dust has settled on this five-part sale of the D. Brent Pogue coin collection that ended Friday netted a total of almost $106.7 million. Friday’s final auction yielded about $21.4 million, including the 1804 dollar, an 1811 half cent that brought $998,750, and a 1793 Liberty Cap cent that sold for $940,000, making it the most valuable circulated cent ever sold.

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