Rare Coin Dealer

September 2018

Why Collect US Mint Eagles Signed By John Mercanti And Ed Moy

I should probably make a better effort to express why building a collection of Gold and Silver Eagles Signed by Ed Moy and John Mercanti makes more sense with LCR Coin as your guide than other companies. Yes, my opinion is biased but for all the right reasons. I have been in this market a very long time, in fact, longer than the Gold and Silver Eagles have existed. Having a ring side seat to all the major market [...]

PCGS Rare Coin Market Report

There is a great article in the most recent PCGS Rare Coin Market Report titled, a tale of two markets. It draws a clear conclusion of how two basic coin types have performed over the past few decades. 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 [...]

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 known as the Granite [...]

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

There are two types of collectors when it comes to 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 [...]

June 2018

Numismatics Dealer

LCR Coin is a 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 [...]

February 2018

Buy Rare, Collectible and Hard To Find Coins Online

Are you into 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 [...]