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Investment Grade Coins are collectible coins that are scarce and highly sought after by collectors and investors alike. Forged with precious metals, this level of collectible coin offers an excellent profit potential for investors wanting to  . . . .

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It's easy for a well informed gold buyer to quickly learn how to buy gold, and get a good deal, when adding gold to their portfolio. Becoming a well informed gold buyer and buying gold investments for your precious metals portfolio is as easy as 1-2-3 . . . .

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A karat is simply a measure of purity, not to be confused with the gemstone carat, which measures size. There are many reasons coins and other precious metal products come in a variety of karats, but the main reason is . . . .

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Most gold dealer’s websites list excellent reasons for owning gold, such as diversification, protection against currency devaluation, and profiting from capital gains. Many of these companies, however, are more interested in profiting from selling you a “product” than in giving you the critically important information you need to make an informed decision. Mint State Gold wants you to have these vital facts before you make your first gold investment . . . .

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With over 50 years experience as a professional wholesale silver investor and dealer, I have found it's easy for a well informed silver buyer to quickly learn how to buy silver and get a good deal when adding silver to your portfolio. Buying silver investments for your precious metals portfolio is as easy as 1-2-3 . . .

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How Modern Coins are Made

11/1/10 8:37 AM

The earliest known examples of coins date back to 7th century Turkey. They were irregular in shape, stamped on one side, and made from a gold-silver mix, known as electrum. The Greeks refined the minting process, and later the Chinese, who were the first to use non-precious metals in their coins—a practice that soon spread to the West and became common among developed countries. Coin manufacturing techniques continued to evolve throughout Western cultures up through the industrial revolution and the invention of high-powered presses. Since then, with the exception of computer advancements, the coin making process has remained relatively unchanged.

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