November 8th, 2009

Table of Contents: November 2009

Gold Muddle

National Gold Exchange Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The action could affect the coin market positively

by Dom Yanchunas

Sinners and “Saints”

A remarkable cast of characters and a bizarre string of events turned the outinely struck 1933 $20 gold “Saints” into great rarities

by David T. Alexander

The Case of “The Langbord 10”

Speculation begins about how litigation involving Israel Switt’s small hoard of 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagles will be resolved

by Tom DeLorey

Profiles in COINage: The Peace Dollar

Anthony de Francisci’s design remains original and vibrant today. Yet it still calls to mind bright memories of its heyday in the hectic Roaring Twenties

by Ed Reiter

Coin Capsule: 1920

“Flappers” and “bathtub gin” became household words, and the hope that America would never again go to war inspired a new coin

by Jon Blackwell

The U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter

At one time, several European powers ruled over some or all of the islands. Since 1917, this eastern outpost has flown an American flag

by Ron Meyer

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