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The MGS Precious Metals Blog

Manhattan Gold & Silver is an industry leader in precious metal pricing and refining with more than 30 years of experience. During our time in the business, we’ve found the topic of precious metals to be a vast and interesting one. Here on our precious metals blog, we write in-depth posts about the science of precious metal refining, historical and modern uses for precious metals, market news, and much more.

What’s a Mule Coin + Famous Mules

If you’re a coin collector, you’ve likely heard of mule coins before but if not, get ready to dive into the fascinating world where numismatics and error coins collide to create highly coveted collectibles. A mule coin is produced when a coin is struck using dies that were not designed to be paired. For example, […]

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Mint Spotlight: Royal Australian Mint

Step into the fascinating world of numismatics and uncover the rich history and hidden treasures of the Royal Australian Mint. From rare coins to unique experiences, the Mint has something to offer every coin collector. In this article, we’ll dive into the history of the Royal Australian Mint, explore its location and discuss the most […]

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Uncovering the Legacy of La Casa de Moneda de Mexico

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of La Casa de Moneda de Mexico, or the Mint of Mexico, a treasure trove of numismatic heritage. Today’s stop on our Mints Around the World series takes us to the oldest mint in the Americas, which struck its first coins in 1536. Join […]

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All About the Sacagawea Golden Dollar Coin

Have you ever come across a Sacagawea Golden Dollar and wondered how this coin came to be? In this post, we’re diving into the history and design of this piece of American numismatic history. From exploring the story of Sacagawea to uncovering the composition and characteristics of the coin, we will take a closer look […]

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History of the Susan B. Anthony Dollar Coin and Why It Failed to Gain Popularity

Have you ever come across a Susan B Anthony dollar coin in your spare change and wondered why it’s so uncommon compared to other coins? Despite being a step forward for representation in currency, the Susan B. Anthony dollar coin failed to gain popularity and remains a rare find in circulation. Today, we’ll delve into […]

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Explaining the Design and History of the Silver Maple Leaf Coin

In the world of numismatics, the Silver Maple Lead coin is known for its craftsmanship, history, and artistry. With its instantly recognizable maple leaf motif and precious metal purity, this silver bullion coin has become sought-after. Join us as we delve into the design and history of the Silver Maple Leaf, exploring its symbolism, evolution, […]

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