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Coins of Controversy - The Seated Liberty Dime 1873-1874 (with arrows)

Coins of Controversy - The Seated Liberty Dime 1873-1874 (with arrows)

By Austin Lloyd Inc December 26, 2018 | american coins american money austin lloyd bimetallism bullion buy coins buy coins near me buy gold buy gold near me buy silver buy silver near me coin collecting coins currency gold gold coins gold standard monetary policy money numismatics numismatists resources silver silver coins silver standard silverstacking trust us coins us history value | 0 comments

After three years of postponements, innumerable revisions and committee conferences, the Mint Act of 1873 was finally passed on February 12, 1873. This same Mint Act was to be referred to in later years as the “Crime of `73”, because it was alleged to have been passed by a sleepy...

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American Coin & Bullion Normalizing after 1873: 19th Century Coinage & Currency #3

American Coin & Bullion Normalizing after 1873: 19th Century Coinage & Currency #3

By Austin Lloyd Inc December 20, 2018 | american coins american money anti-counterfeiting austin lloyd bimetallism bullion buy coins buy coins near me buy gold buy gold near me buy silver buy silver near me coin collecting coins counterfeiting currency gold gold coins gold standard monetary policy money numismatics numismatists resources silver silver coins silver standard silverstacking trust us coins us history value | 0 comments

Following the controversies and fiscal problems resulting from of the Coinage Act of 1873, compensatory measures were taken by the Treasury and the US Mint to resume more normal issuance and circulation of US Currencies.  Silver coins were made legal tender at their nominal value for any amount not exceeding...

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Gold, Silver and the Coin "Crime" of 1873 - 19th Century US Coins & Currency #2

Gold, Silver and the Coin "Crime" of 1873 - 19th Century US Coins & Currency #2

By Austin Lloyd Inc December 13, 2018 | american coins american money austin lloyd bimetallism bullion buy coins buy coins near me buy gold buy gold near me buy silver buy silver near me coin collecting coins gold gold coins gold standard monetary policy money numismatics numismatists silver silver coins silver standard silverstacking us coins us history | 0 comments

Perhaps no 19th Century law relating to the coins and currency of the United States has been so widely discussed, or has borne more directly on the attitude and influence of political parties than the Coinage Act of 1873. This act grew out of a proposition to revise our coinage...

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Money Problems: Coinage to Crypto #9

Money Problems: Coinage to Crypto #9

By Austin Lloyd Inc November 23, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin blockchain bullion coin collecting coins crypto cryptocurrency currency gold monetary policy money numismatics numismatists resources silver silverstacking trust value | 0 comments

The first American Colonists faced a problem: They didn’t have enough currency. At first, the Colonists bought far more from Britain than they sold to it, and pretty soon, the Colonists had no liquidity at all. So the Colonists fashioned their own. They used tobacco, rice or Native American wampum...

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Policy vs. Value: Coinage to Crypto #7

Policy vs. Value: Coinage to Crypto #7

By Austin Lloyd Inc November 08, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin blockchain bullion coin collecting coins crypto cryptocurrency currency gold gold standard monetary policy money numismatics numismatists resources silver silverstacking trust value | 0 comments

Money has value, right?  Right?!?!   That is not necessarily the case.  While we're busy not wondering about fiscal facts, they often seem to change, or vanish.  The fear that numbers in a bank account mean nothing and have no correlation to items in the real world keeps us pretending.  "I'll...

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Dynamics of Trust: Coinage to Crypto #6

Dynamics of Trust: Coinage to Crypto #6

By Austin Lloyd Inc November 02, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin blockchain bullion coin collecting coins crypto cryptocurrency currency gold money numismatics silver trust value | 0 comments

"What's your cow to bitcoin conversion rate?"  Weird question, but if we replace bitcoin with gold coins, we are transported into the early questions posed at the advent of currency in early economic systems.  "How do I know those pieces of shiny metal are worth a cow?"  By putting ourselves...

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Crypto to Commodities: Coinage to Crypto #4

Crypto to Commodities: Coinage to Crypto #4

By Austin Lloyd Inc October 19, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin bullion coin collecting coins gold numismatics silver | 0 comments

We've been looking at the correlations between early coins and cryptocurrency in the Coinage to Crypto Series.  While most of the focus has been on linking the ideas behind early currency to digital currency, this article focuses on the concept of moving digital currency back into the original gold and silver standards. ...

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New Numismatics?  Early Coins and the Prospect of Blockchain Rarities - Coinage to Crypto #3

New Numismatics? Early Coins and the Prospect of Blockchain Rarities - Coinage to Crypto #3

By Austin Lloyd Inc October 09, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin blockchain coin collecting coins crypto cryptocurrency gold gold standard numismatics resources silver silverstacking | 0 comments

What will we collect in a world of entirely digital currencies?  Better yet, will we collect in a world of entirely digital currencies?  The first answer is that numismatists will always collect the same things, which answers the second question: of course we will collect.  Numismatists will always show our affinity for scarce coinage. ...

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Commodities and Currencies: Standards Gold and New

Commodities and Currencies: Standards Gold and New

By Austin Lloyd Inc September 21, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin blockchain coin collecting coins crypto cryptocurrency gold gold standard numismatics silver | 0 comments

Gold and Silver are the most iconic symbols of wealth in human history.  We have used them as coins, and we have used them to create the value behind money.  Many regard them as pillars of fiscal value, even though they have not been the standards of global currency for...

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Coinage to Crypto: Changing Change?

Coinage to Crypto: Changing Change?

By Austin Lloyd Inc September 12, 2018 | austin lloyd bitcoin coin collecting coins crypto cryptocurrency gold numismatics silver | 0 comments

Money has been on our minds since the first coins of Lydia.  We make it, trade it, earn it, collect it and think about it.  Society interacts with money: the great facilitator and persuader.  We say it’s not everything, but it sure does have a lot to do with almost...

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Bullion Coins - Silver Stacking Techniques and Resources

Bullion Coins - Silver Stacking Techniques and Resources

By Austin Lloyd Inc September 07, 2017 | silver silverstacking | 0 comments

  One of the key ingredients to silver stacking, collecting rare gold and silver coins and purchasing precious metals online is to constantly educate yourself with the right resources, especially reputable resources that have the knowledge and tools a collector will need.  A favorite of ours is - COIN WEEK. ...

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