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October 2019

Why is the 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent such a sought after coin?

Did you know the VDB on the penny in question are the initials of the engraver who created the Lincoln Cent at the direction of Theodore Roosevelt and his name was Victor David Brenner, VDB? The 1909 is the first year the coin was issued and the years following the 1909 were not produced with the initials VDB, it is the one year that happened. Did you know the Lincoln Cent was the first coin The United States Mint...

September 2018

PCGS Rare Coin Market Report

We have written many articles that make the point that when you can buy the one best example of a coin that can be had and you can afford. This better coin will always outperform a portfolio made up of quantity over quality. Although the temptation is strong to rely on the latter this article leaves little doubt. I will give a few of the more dramatic examples from the report. It comes down to the difference between “generics”, coins...

August 2018

Timeline of the history of the San Francisco Mint

In 1849 the California Gold Rush begins. Initially, the gold is shipped across the Country to the Philadelphia Mint to produce coins, a long and dangerous journey. In 1852 Congress approves a California branch Mint In 1854 the San Francisco Mint opens to accept deposits from miners. In November 1874 The Mint outgrows its original small building and moves to a larger facility at 5th and Mission Streets. The building resembles an ancient Greek temple and would become...

Creating a portfolio of certified rare coins, a story of two types of collectors

rare coins. First is the hobbyist who has enjoyed collecting coins all since childhood. Second is the investor who has discovered the value of adding tangible rare coins to their investment portfolio. The hobbyist has taken pleasure in sorting through coins since childhood. For them it is the hunt and the collection start with what is found. An Indian Cent, a Buffalo Nickel there, a Standing Liberty Quarter and so on. What started as a random accumulation starts to take...

June 2018

Numismatics Dealer

full service numismatics dealer. Located in California we serve the entire USA! Our large selection of rare and hard to find graded coins will be sure to please. LCR Coin offers FREE shipping on all of our products. Shop today and be assured that you are receiving the best pricing available on that special hard to find, rare coin. LCR has many rare coin categories to choose from. These are LCR Coin's top 10 categories: Patterns Collonials Half-cents and cents ...

February 2018

Buy Rare, Collectible and Hard To Find Coins Online

buying rare, collectible and hard to find coins online? LCR Coin is your go-to online coin dealer. With a huge selection of products you can always be assured that you will be able to find those rare, valuable and hard to find coin(s) you have been seeking. Our item pricing starts at just over $20 and ranges all the way up to 6 figures! By offering this large selection of coins (over 1500) you can always be assured that you...

Rare Coin Dealer

rare coins of all shapes and sizes. Our rare coins are graded by industry professionals (NGC and PCGS) and your purchase comes with our quality guarantee. What you see is what you get. Visit the individual product page and use our enhanced zoom feature to check out the exact details of your one of a kind rare coin! Use our website to easily find, search and buy that rare one of a kind coin that you are looking to purchase. Our...