Brasher Doubloon Brings Big Money at Auction

Monday, June 16, 2014 11:12:00 AM America/Chicago

If you’ve ever been worried about taking advantage of the investment opportunities provided by rare coins, the recent auction of the Brasher Doubloon may have you feeling a bit more confident about your return on investment. At the beginning of January, Heritage Auctions and Florida United Numismatics held an auction that ended up bringing in a staggering amount of money, and the headliner of the show was the first coin ever minted by the U.S.—the Brasher Doubloon. The coin, sold to an undisclosed buyer, went for over $4.5 million. Read More
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5 Collectilbes Soaring in Value

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:18:00 AM America/Chicago

Increased interest in these high-end investments has helped raise their value recently. Record auction prices haven't hurt.

Collectibles can help diversify a portfolio

"Prices of luxury items, such as classic cars, ancient Chinese ceramic art, and rare coins, have reached record amounts in recent years. Such items can be a good way for wealthy investors to diversify their long-term investment portfolios."

By Vince Calio and Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St.

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Safeguarding Your IRA With Gold and Silver

Friday, February 14, 2014 5:18:52 PM America/Chicago

After 2008, many people found themselves in a scary and uncertain situation with regard to their retirement, including IRAs, leading them to look to new ways to diversify their retirement accounts through the addition of precious metals. Prior to 1997, the IRS only allowed the addition of American Eagle coins as a precious metal IRA investment, but since then, they’ve expanded the options. Read More
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Purchasing Investment Grade Jewelry in Time for Valentine's Day

Friday, January 31, 2014 7:23:30 PM America/Chicago

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and for some people it may be met with dread, but for others, it’s an important time of year. Valentine’s Day isn’t just for the already committed—it’s also a great time to announce you’d like to start your life together as a married couple. In 2013, it’s estimated that 10 percent of all the year’s engagements occurred on Valentine’s Day, which equates to about six million people either expecting, or planning a proposal. That’s a lot of engagement rings—and a lot of gold and silver in many cases. Read More
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Why Premium Coins are a Must for Any Investor

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:23:28 AM America/Chicago

With continued economic uncertainty and inflation-producing monetary policies in-place, the value of gold and silver continue to rise at a steady pace. Many investors are shunning traditional investment opportunities, including stocks and bonds, and are instead delving into the world of precious metals. One of the easiest and most profitable ways to invest in gold, silver and other metals is through the purchase of coins, yet there’s one important component that can’t be overlooked: quality. Read More
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Bullion Trends Down While Numismatics Hold Strong

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:19:45 AM America/Chicago

If you’re a novice metals investor, or even if you’re just attempting to choose the best option for your next purchase, it’s important to note trends in the industry, and in particular the shift away from bullion and toward numismatics. Read More
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The True Value of Peace Silver Dollars

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 6:58:42 PM America/Chicago

Peace silver dollars were minted in the U.S. between 1921 and 1935, and they continue to remain one of the most sought-after silver dollars ever made. The mintmark of a Peace dollar is located below the letter “O,” of the word “One,” located on the reverse side of the coin. Read More
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Why Inflation Looms on the Horizon for the U.S.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 6:51:45 PM America/Chicago

Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve are continuing on with their quantitative easing, dubbed “QE,” even in the midst of growing concerns about the impending possibility of extreme inflation. The Fed has continued to buy U.S. government bonds, and while the measure was initially meant as a way to improve the economy in the wake of the Great Recession, QE continues, with no sign of slowing down. Read More


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Silver Eagle Premiums See a Rise at the End of 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013 7:05:00 PM America/Chicago

At the start of November, the U.S. Mint made a decision that has impacted the premiums of the Silver Eagle. The Mint let the world know that its last allocation of American Eagle Silver Bullion coins for 2013 would occur on December 9, 2013. The news came as a shock to many, because at the time of the announcement, the country was only slightly more than 80% finished with the 2013 calendar year. The four-week suspension of sales has retailers scrambling to fulfill orders, on a rapid increase in demand. Read More
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The Disappearing Act of Rare, High-End Coins

Monday, November 25, 2013 6:41:00 PM America/Chicago

Many investors have a common complaint: high-end, rare coins are ever-increasingly difficult to find. Many people seeking the opportunities of purchasing a high-end coin are extremely disappointed with the availability, and have differing views and theories on why they’re so difficult to find. 

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Texas eliminates sales tax on precious metals coins!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 11:49:29 AM America/Chicago

Sales Tax Threshold has been REMOVED on ALL Gold, Silver, Platinum Bullion coins and Numismatics in the GREAT state of TEXAS!

We just received information about a new bill passed regarding Precious Metals and Numismatic Bullion coins. VERY EXCITING AND GREAT NEWS FOR PRECIOUS METALS AND RARE COIN BUYERS!

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Coin Grading 101

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 11:22:07 AM America/Chicago

For those of you who want to learn more about grading and why it is important. Take a look at this Webinar by PCGS - Professional Coin Grading Service. Coin Grading 101: Introduction to Coin Grading:

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Summer Silver Giveaway Winner

Saturday, September 21, 2013 2:27:13 AM America/Chicago

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Summer Silver Giveaway

Saturday, September 21, 2013 2:27:13 AM America/Chicago

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Recent Acquisition: 1801 Capped Bust Right $10 Gold Eagle PCGS VF25

Monday, September 16, 2013 5:11:28 PM America/Chicago

This is an important coin for the type collector as these were the largest and highest denomination coins America issued until 1850 when the Double Eagle was born. This coin has a great Retail look and is a great value in today's market!

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Recent Acquisitions: 1908-S $10 Gold Indian NGC MS69

Monday, September 16, 2013 5:04:24 PM America/Chicago

That's right MS69, the very finest Regular Issue, With Motto  "In God We Trust" $10 Indian (Eagle) known to exist in the World. With the 5th lowest mintage of the series, the 1908-S $10 Indian graded by NGC MS69, is the single finest known for the date and the entire regular issue series for that matter. Read More
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Recent Acquisitions: 1871 $3 Gold Indian Princess NGC MS65 PL (Proof-like)

Monday, September 16, 2013 4:40:33 PM America/Chicago

In 1871, the mintage of the $3 Gold piece dropped by more than two-thirds to levels not seen since 1854 and 1865. The finest known example is a single PCGS MS67 that once belonged to the Harry Bass collection, which set an auction record of $41,400 in 1999. PCGS currently values that coin at $95,000. Read More
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Recent Acquisitions: 1794 H10C (Half Dime) NGC MS63

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:55:13 AM America/Chicago

This splendid 1st year issue, 1794 Half dime, is just right for a high quality type set of U.S. designs. This is the first year of issue and one of only two years with the flowing hair design. The 1794 dies were not used for the first time until 1795 in which 86,416 half dimes were struck, with perhaps 10% or fewer being of this design.

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Recent Acquisition: 1851 $50 LE Humbert Fifty Dollar PCGS AU58 CAC

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 4:39:12 PM America/Chicago

The New York watch-case maker Augustus Humbert was named Assayer for Gold in California during the Gold rush era of 1849, and Charles Cushing Wright engraved the first dies, which Humbert brought with him when he arrived in California on January 30, 1851. Read More
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Liquid Bullion C.A.C Visits the 2013 ANA World's Fair of Money in Chicago!

Monday, September 9, 2013 5:24:18 PM America/Chicago

Liquid Bullion C.A.C. just returned from a successful 2013 World's Fair of Money hosted by the American Numismatic Association in Chicago! Read the highlights below from this tremendous coin show. Read More
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New Site Launched 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013 1:40:19 PM America/Chicago

Liquid Bullion Coin And Collectibles is Proud to present our new and improved website with our new look and the debut of our Offered Products and Auction functionality. Become a member now to take advantage of our Summer Silver Giveaway and our FREE Silver American Eagle Special. Please surf around and drop us your two cents, HERE. Comments and suggestions are recommended. We will be continuing to make the website better with your input.

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Free Silver Eagle

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:00:00 PM America/Chicago

Become a Member and get a Free 1oz. Silver American Eagle bullion coin with the purchase of (25) – 1oz. Silver American Eagle bullion coins at regular price. Limit (2) Free – 1oz. Silver American Eagles bullion coin’s per customer.


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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:31:53 PM America/Chicago

We have fixed the troublesome technical glitch with the product pricing. Our products are back online and available to browse and purchase. Thank you for your patience and understanding. In the next 10-12 weeks we will be rolling out our new and improved site. Read More
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Benefits of Owning Rare Coins and Precious Metals

Friday, March 8, 2013 1:03:54 PM America/Chicago

Here are some more benefits of investing and collecting in rare coins and precious metals.

Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code provides that no gain or loss shall be recognized on the exchange of property held for productive use in a trade or business, or for investment. A tax-deferred exchange is a method by which a property owner trades one or more relinquished properties for one or more replacement properties of "like-kind", while deferring the payment of federal income taxes and some state taxes on the transaction.

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Recent Acquisition - 1796 Capped Bust Right Quarter Eagle "With Stars"

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 8:17:00 AM America/Chicago

Not enough can be said about this historical quarter eagle. Although the "No Stars" variety gets most of the recognition because it is the very first Quarter Eagle ever struck by the U.S. Mint, the second type "With Stars" representing the 16 states of the union and struck the same year, 1796, has half the mintage and 1/3rd the population of all "No Stars" graded by PCGS. This coin is a true collectors dream!

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LBCAC wins the USCA "Best of Local Business Award"!

Monday, November 14, 2011 7:05:14 PM America/Chicago

Liquid Bullion Coin And Collectibles has been selected for the 2011 Houston Award in the Gold, Silver & Platinum Buyers & Dealers category by the US Commerce Association (USCA). 

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Counterfeit Gold & Silver Coins - BEWARE!

Monday, November 14, 2011 5:39:12 PM America/Chicago

Fake Silver and Gold Flood Global Markets; 100,000 Coins From A Single Counterfeiter!

Whether it’s pirated software, poison-infused baby formula, cancer-causing drywall, luxury purses, or fake medicines, if you need a knock-off, China has traditionally been the go-to country, with a counterfeiter always willing to oblige.

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Liqiud Bullion CAC Events

Thursday, March 24, 2011 11:22:09 PM America/Chicago

Baltimore Coin Expo

-        Thursday, March 31st – Saturday, April 2nd


Chicago International Coin Fair

-        Thursday, April 14th – Saturday, April 16th


 Central States Convention (Rosemont, Illinois)

-        Thursday, April 28th – Saturday, April 30th

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