Misty Mountain Coins

We're your one stop numismatic shop!!

Browsing:

Category: News

US Mint Bullion Silver Eagle Coin Sales In Jan. Beat 2014

2015 American Silver Eagle sales ended at 5,530,000 last month. That is more than double the 2014 December sales that reached 2,459,000, which stopped abruptly because the US Mint stopped all production for Silver Eagles that year. Still, the 2014 Read more…


Collector Strikes: Reverse Proof & Enhanced Uncirculated

As a collector, it is important to understand all of the different strikes a coin can have. Strikes can range from a regular, mint state business strike, a proof strike, reverse proof and enhanced uncirculated strike. Almost everyone is familiar Read more…


2015 $75 High Relief Gold Coin Design

The CCAC approved the design going to be used for the first ever $75 High Relief Gold coin today. (Photo Above)


Coin Grading Scale

If you are interested in getting into numismatics, it is important for you to understand the scale on which all coins are graded. Getting a coin graded is a great way to determine the actual value of the coin and Read more…


What Is A “Proof” Coin?

If you are new to numismatics, it is very important to do your research before you dive in head first. For me, the first thing I learned was what the difference is between a proof coin and a mint state Read more…


Things To Look Forward To At The Long Beach Expo

The last weekend of January, 2015 is going to be another exciting event for numismatics. The Long Beach Expo is being held and there is no shortage of spectacular items both for sale and display. It is going to offer Read more…


The History of The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (or NGC) is the world’s largest third-party grading service. They have graded over 30 million coins since being established in 1987. NGC has been the official grading service for the American Numismatic Association since 1995 and the Read more…


Rare Coin Auctions Gathered $536 Million In 2014, Will 2015 Be Even Higher?

The size and rapid growth of rare coin auctions is powerfully shaping the coin collecting hobby each and every year. Last year, 2014, nearly $536 million in rare coins were sold at public auction, easily surpassing the 2013 total of Read more…


The Coronet Collection Of Morgan Dollars To Be Auctioned In 2015

2015 is going to be an extremely exciting year for rare coin buyers and enthusiasts. If you are a Morgan Silver Dollar collector, you will not want to miss The Coronet Collection being auctioned off by Legend Rare Coin Auctions, Read more…


Donald G. Patrick Collecttion Sells For More Than $10 Million At Florida’s FUN Show

Heritage’s Jan 8th auction held at the FUN show, in Orlando, Florida, showcased the Donald G. Patrick Collection. The collection, made up of a dozen 1792 pattern coins, was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for each and every bidder. Leading the way Read more…