Rare Coin Numismatic Dealer

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 2019

The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Twenty Dollar Twenty Dollar Gold Coin

One of the most popular coins we sell year after year is the Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle. Let’s look at a brief history of this coin, most consider the most beautiful coin produced by the United States Mint. They were produced from 1907 to 1933. The Saint-Gaudens $20 gold coin was the result of President Theodore Roosevelt's desire to beautify U.S. coinage. The coin is named after its designer, Augustus Saint-Gaudens who was also a personal friend of Roosevelt. President...

August 2018

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

Expertise through Experience

The rare coin market is hotter than ever. New highs are being set routinely in auction results for better date rare coins. What is a better date rare coin? In this question population of a coin in a denomination, from a year, from a given mint, in a given grade, by a recognized grading service is everything. A recent article in a popular coin publication used the term ‘The rarest of rare coins are those that are so rare...

May 2018

Rare Numismatics Coin Dealer

hard to find coins has never been easier. LCR Coins is your number one online rare coin dealer. Based in the West Coast in California our large selection of rare and hard to find coins will be sure to please you. LCR currently has over 1800 products to choose from in our store. Our selection rare numismatic coins is vast! Prices on our rare coin products are hard to beat! We challenge you to do some comparison shopping and see...