Welcome to “Our Two Cents” Your Coin Collecting Blog by S.G. Rare Coins, Inc. . During the course of this series, we will be discussing different types of coins and currency, collecting methods, varieties, conventions and a multitude of other numismatic topics. Have a topic you would like us to discuss? We want to hear […]
Dahlonega Mint The United States branch Mint located near Dahlonega, Georgia in Lumpkin County was a result of the Mint Act of 1835. This Act established three new branch mint for the United States. It authorized a branch mint in New Orleans to mint gold and silver coins. Another mint was to be created in […]
Christian Gobrecht Christian Gobrecht was the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. He served from 1840 until his death in 1844. Gobrecht was preceded by William Kneass, and succeeded by James Barton Longacre. Gobrecht was born in Hanover, Pennsylvania on December 23, 1785. He died in Philadelphia on July 23, 1844. His father […]
George T. Morgan – 7th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint Best known for designing the Morgan Dollar and the Columbian Exposition half dollar, as well as an engraver for the United States Mint, George T. Morgan was born in Birmingham England on November 24, 1845. He studied under Wiliam Wyon at the Royal […]
SG Rare Coins, Inc. proudly offers our very own, and very first, custom word search! We know you can’t bring your coins everywhere you go, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Created in house, we would like to offer this themed word search for your enjoyment!