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What are the Most Popular Pre-Owned or Used Luxury Watches? With so many luxury watch companies and models out there, it's difficult to figure out which popular luxury watch you, as a collector, want to choose. Learning about the brands may help you determine which popular pre-owned or used luxury watch is best for your personal wants and
Diamonds & Jewelry
Getting an Appraisal for Estate Assets When a loved one passes, the burden of valuing the estate assets rests on the shoulders of the family involved. While processing through the grief of losing a loved one, some may be tasked with assessing the inheritable items. This may include valuable coins collections, estate jewelry, and other
Luxury Watches
What Is The Resale Value of a Rolex Watch? The time has come, and now you’re ready to sell your beloved Rolex. You know that Rolex is an iconic watch brand, but you don’t know much about the history of your specific watch. So, you’ve gone down a rabbit hole about how to go about selling your Rolex. What is the resale value
Luxury Watches
How the Rolex Submariner Kermit Evolved to the Rolex Submariner Hulk Rolex has a long history in the luxury watch market. The Submariner has been one of its most popular and iconic Rolex models. They introduced the Rolex Submariner Kermit for the Submariner 50th anniversary. This evolved into the Rolex Submariner Hulk that is a modern classic that represents the
Coins
Coin Collector Starter Kit for Kids Coin collecting is fun at any age! At U.S. Coins and Jewelry, we want kids to discover just how much fun coin collecting can be. That is why we created the U.S. Coins and Jewelry Kid Collector Starter Kit. Our new kit is part of our ongoing mission to help educate kids so that they can recognize
Luxury Watches
Millionaires Don't Play Penny Slots and Why You Deserve That Luxury Watch By Kenny Duncan Jr. - U.S. Coins and Jewelry Think about the first time you stepped on a diving board or sat at the top of a big water slide. Some of us run and jump and others walk to the edge only to overthink the consequences.  So much in life is risk-reward.  As adults, we recognize
Collectibles
The Factors that go into Determining the Value of any Collectible By Kenny Duncan Jr. - U.S. Coins and Jewelry In case you haven’t heard, a unique Mike Trout signed rookie card brought $3.93 million in auction going into the private memorabilia collection of a billionaire collector. The sale sets the record for the highest public price garnered for a
Gold
When buying or selling gold, who can you trust? Today, we are seeing more and more people turning to gold, silver, and other precious metals as an economic choice during hard economic times. Fox 26 News consumer reporter Heather Sullivan turned to the experts at U.S. Coins and Jewelry to get some valuable information on how to
Bullion
Tips for Buying & Selling Bullion If you are looking to invest in gold bullion or silver bullion to diversify your investment and/or retirement portfolio with a sensible investment, here is a basic background on the precious metals market as to why it is a wise way to move forward with the diversification of your portfolio into a
Diamonds & Jewelry
4 Tips for Selling Your Diamond or Estate Jewelry To help unravel the mysteries of diamond selling, here are four tips to consider before selling your stone. 1. Know what you’ve got Just because your grandmother said her diamond ring was valuable doesn’t make it an actual fact. It may not even make it a diamond. So, before you rush
Diamonds & Jewelry
Get more for your diamonds when you sell smart Retailers are not in business to buy back diamonds, so when it comes time to sell, they offer you much lower than the retail price tag. Pawnshop offers will likely be even lower. Selling your valuable jewelry can give you a major headache. There’s a myriad of difficult questions such as
Diamonds & Jewelry
Selling your Engagement Ring after Divorce Deciding to sell an engagement ring during or after a divorce has a number of financial and emotional benefits. But what is the best way to sell an engagement ring? How quickly will you get paid? Who will give you the best price? How to Sell Your Engagement Ring When looking to sell your
Luxury Watches
The Complete Guide To Rolex Nicknames Rolex has a remarkable history of creating high-quality timepieces that are as fashionable as they are functional. Their range of sophisticated wristwatches have traveled to the darkest depths of the ocean and reached the tallest peaks in the world, cementing the brand’s status as a leader in
Luxury Watches
How the Rolex GMT-Master got the Nickname Pepsi In the early 1950s, Rolex teamed up with Pan American Airlines to design a watch for their team of pilots. This led to the design of the Rolex GMT-Master with a red and blue bezel that matched the airline’s color scheme. Not only did this watch display a second-time zone, its unique,
Coins
A Holiday tradition that will last a lifetime... Give Them The Gift Of Silver in a Christmas Coin...Throughout the years there have always been an assortment of holiday traditions. From leaving cookies for Santa, watching a favorite holiday movie, caroling or tree trimming before reading “The Night Before Christmas” and waiting for
Coins & Currency
Building a Silver Dollar Collection With United States Peace Dollars The silver dollar has been one of America’s most popular coins throughout its history. As the largest silver coin minted in the US, the silver dollar has traditionally featured some of the most beautiful designs of all our coinage. From the earliest flowing hair dollars to the seated liberty
Bullion
Making The Case To Buy Silver Now The news today is pretty scary. We’re in the throes of one of the most divisive election cycles in the history of our country. Terrorist attacks are happening with alarming frequency, relations between Russia and the U.S. are at a historic low point, the Middle East is a tinderbox, Britain
Coins & Currency
Building A Collection of Rare Coins Coin collecting is a hobby with many levels of participation. In fact, there are probably just as many ways to build a coin collection as there are collectors in the market! Many collectors got their start as kids going through pocket change and, as their knowledge and budgets grew, began building
Bullion
Upgrade Your Coin Collection and Buy Gold! If you collect coins and want to upgrade or expand your collection, Buy gold! Right now gold prices are down from their highs and this offers a great opportunity to purchase some numismatic gold coins at great prices. Gold coins are a beautiful addition to any collection and a key area for
Bullion
Diversify Your Investment Assets: Buy Gold We live in interesting times. As a modern investor, it's important to not only have a strategy in place to simply grow your assets, but also to protect them. While we enter one of the most divisive elections in American history, the stock market is reaching all time highs and central banks are
Coins & Currency
Large Cents - The first coins ever mass produced by the United States Government Large Cents (1793-1857) Large cents as they are known as by numismatic collectors today have earned a significant place in history as the first coins ever mass-produced by the United States government in any metal issued by the federal government on its own machinery and within its own premises.
Coins & Currency
How Can I Build My Connection Working With A Coin Shop Near Me? Coin collecting or “numismatics” is a wonderful hobby that offers you years of enjoyment along with the added bonus of potentially making money on your investment. One of the true joys of the hobby is searching for the pieces you are interested in when building your rare coin
Gold
How To Find The Best Cash For Gold Dealer We’ve all seen the ads on late-night TV telling us how we may be sitting on a potential windfall with our old gold jewelry. "Cash for Gold" kiosks are everywhere! With gold hitting the highest prices in years, throngs of new gold buying businesses are popping up all over. In theory,
Coins & Currency
The coin that introduced the Motto In God We Trust Did you know that the United States once had a coin with a denomination of two cents? It’s true, the coin was the Shield Two-Cent piece minted from 1864 to 1873. Unfortunately, this coin is one of the shortest-lived and least successful U.S. coins in America’s history. The United
Bullion
Buy Silver And Diversify Your Assets We live in interesting times. The stock market is at all-time highs while bonds are on the verge of offering negative rates. There is social unrest as we enter the final stages of this presidential election. We're more divided than ever socially and economically, and terrorism is a world-wide
Coins & Currency
Currency of the Republic of Texas How the Republic of Texas began its Paper Money Career... Texas’ roots have a rich and fascinating history that has become the subject of many Hollywood movies. But what many people don’t know is that after the Texas Revolution, as Texas became a republic and independent from
Bullion
Seven Reasons to Buy Silver Now! Governments are carrying huge debt loads. Social unrest threatens us both at home and abroad. Our political races this year are even more acrimonious than usual. As an investor, you need to consider ways to protect your assets. Paper money is losing value as currencies are stressed, and government
Coins & Currency
Collecting Rare Coins: It’s Not Just For Hobbyists Anymore! Collecting rare coins is a hobby that has been shared by kings, famous actors, writers, sports heroes, and people from all walks of life since the time of King Midas 2700 years ago! Today, experts estimate there are between 7 and 10 million serious collectors in the United States alone. Many of
Coins & Currency
Bare Breasted Standing Liberty Quarter - A Controversial Coin The naughty silver coin that created an American scandal When renowned sculptor Hermon Atkins MacNeil’s 1916 quarter-dollar design was first released into circulation, it was immediately controversial, critics claimed it was immoral and indecent. The public outcry was swift and loud.
Coins & Currency
War and the Peace - The Silver Dollar Story The "war to end all wars" fell a little short of that noble aspiration. What history now calls World War I, a war that ravaged Europe from 1914 to 1918, did stir worldwide yearning, however, the yearning was for peace. One direct result of that hope was the development of the League of Nations. A
Coins & Currency
Honoring A Great American - The Franklin Half Dollar It was noon on April 30, 1948, the anniversary of George Washington's 1789 inauguration as President when the Franklin half-dollar made its debut. Employees of the Franklin Savings Bank dressed in Revolutionary-era garb sold them from a booth on the steps of the Sub-Treasury Building in New York.
Bullion
Why You Should Buy Gold As Part Of A Balanced Investment Strategy Many traditional investors are a bit put off by the concept of investing in gold. They often don’t understand the position that gold and other precious metals can play in a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. Gold is often a reactionary investment. In times of financial uncertainty,
Coins & Currency
Silver War Nickels - A Strategic Coin for the War Effort When you look at a Jefferson Nickel today, you may see it as simply pocket change, however in 1942 through 1945, this coin’s composition was changed, thus playing a significant role during World War II. To really understand its significance, we should first take a brief look at the history
Coins & Currency
Indian Head Eagle $10 Gold Piece - A Reflection of Our Country's Greatness The Indian Head Eagle has said to be the result of the unprecedented collaboration of a great sculptor and a dynamic President. Beginning after his re-election in 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth president of the United States, proposed the idea of the introduction of new, more
Coins & Currency
The Face Behind the Five-Cent Indian Head Nickel The buffalo nickel is technically known as the “Five-Cent Indian Head” coin. It’s also commonly referred to as the “Buffalo Nickel” or “Bison Nickel” due to the bison on the back and often the “Indian Nickel” based on the portrait of a classic
Bullion
Cash For Gold: Tips For Getting The Best Deal For many of us, a little extra money can be a real help. One popular way to raise a little extra cash is by selling your old, unwanted gold for cash. Gold prices have risen in the past few years and as they’ve gone up, consumers have been bombarded with billboards, electronic signs, and
Coins & Currency
The Mercury Dime Misnomer Revealed Winged Liberty Head Dime or Mercury Dime? The “Winged Liberty Dime” released in 1916 has been described as one of the most beautifully crafted dimes coined by the U.S. Mint. Created by sculptor Adolph A. Weinman, the introduction prompted nearly universal praise from the coin
Coins & Currency
The Morgan Silver Dollar - The Coin of The Wild West When you think of the Wild West, you may picture gunslingers, cattle barons, riverboat gamblers, railroad tycoons, and dancehall queens. It was a time when money meant large, hefty silver dollars, not credit cards, and checkbooks that we carry today. The Morgan Silver Dollar is one of the
Coins & Currency
The Shield Earring Quarter The most coveted of all pattern coins from the late 19th century… Broadly defined, a wide variety of coins fall into the category of pattern coins, experimental and trial pieces. Patterns, narrowly defined, are design concepts that should logically have been considered, were
Coins
A New Tradition That Can Last a Lifetime... Silver Christmas Coins Throughout the years there have always been an assortment of holiday traditions. From leaving cookies for Santa, watching a favorite holiday movie, caroling or tree trimming before reading “The Night Before Christmas” and waiting for jolly ole
Coins & Currency
$100 Gold Union Coin, The Coin That Never Was... George T. Morgan is a name that should be familiar to virtually all collectors of American coins. He is most famously known as the seventh Chief Engraver at the U.S. Mint from 1917–1925 as well as the creator of numerous U.S. Coins. Probably the most famous would be
Coins & Currency
The Indian Head Cent The Indian Head Cent replaced the Flying Eagle penny, with a design that lasted for fifty years, spanning from 1859 into the early 1900s. It has long been rumored that the model for the Indian likeness on the Indian Head Cent was the daughter of James Barton Longacre who was the
Coins & Currency
The Flying Eagle Cent - The Birth of America's First In the mid-19th century, working-class Americans living wage was only 10 cents an hour, so people understandably watched their "pennies" closely. But by the 1850s, many Americans actually were clamoring to have the cent’s clout diminished. What bothered them, however, wasn’t its buying
Coins & Currency
The Half Dime - Bringing America's Coin History to Life Everyday we use coins and probably don’t really think about how they evolved or where they came from. The truth is, U.S. coinage, actually dates back long before the United States was even formed, where early Americans in the thirteen colonies used Indian wampum beads for trade. However,
Coins & Currency
Why Is a Dollar Commonly Referred to as a Buck? As with many idioms or slang terms, the exact beginning of a word is difficult to pinpoint with one hundred percent certainty. However, the theory of the origin of the term “Buck” for “Money” is extremely plausible and backed up by a large number of early journal entries by
Coins & Currency
An American Coinage First - 1909 - Lincoln Cent When the notion of a Lincoln coin arose to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, it encountered real resistance from traditionalists. Having a regular-issue U.S. coin honoring an actual person was a first for the United States Mint. This had never been done and it
Coins & Currency
The Kennedy Half Dollar Story American politics and ideals forever were changed in 1963 with the death of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy; his presidency had ushered in hope that democracy could prevail against communism in those early years of the Cold War. In those uncertain and sad weeks following Kennedy’s
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