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Hail to the Chiefs!
A Salute to America’s Commanders-in-Chief this Presidents’ Day

Yesterday, we celebrated Presidents’ Day here in the U.S.! Regardless of your political affiliation, this holiday is one with a noble history. It got its official start in 1885, when the holiday was established...

Truth and Tubman Walk Into a Convention…

…well, actually, Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman “walk” into Littleton Coin’s Prominent Women in U.S. History series. Their fascinating coins and story cards are hugely popular with our collectors. While a deep dive into...

After more than 30 years, change is coming for the popular Silver American Eagle

In the 1980s, the world was expanding into the silver bullion market. Mexico’s 1 oz. Libertad was the first to debut in 1984. Though they displayed the 1982 date, the coins had been held...

Carson City Mint celebrates its 150th Anniversary

The short-lived Carson City Mint The Carson City Mint in Nevada (illustrated above) opened for business 150 years ago in 1870. Then struck only silver and gold U.S. coins until 1893 when coin production...