In 1792, US Congress decided to establish a national mint in the then capital Philadelphia. Over the centuries buildings have changed, and the fourth Philadelphia facility was built exactly 50 years ago. It has become the world’s largest mint in both size and production.
Kansas has joined 38 other U.S. states with a sales-tax exemption on sales of gold and silver coins as well as all gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion. Both dealers and collectors had previous championed the cause for many years.
The taxation of precious metal coins and bullions in the U.S. is a source of annoyance for collectors and dealers alike. Now, a bill to end federal income taxation of precious metal coins and bullions has been introduced in the U.S. Congress.
28.2.2019- Joel R. Anderson Collection of US Paper Money Part IV - Stack’s Bowers Galleries offered Part IV of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of US Paper Money and achieved nearly $8 million. Thus the total prices realized for the collection raised to $34,126,980 making it the most valuable US paper money cabinet ever sold at auction.
An updated and revised sixth edition of Whitman’s Guide Book of United States Paper Money is available now. The new book is a history and price guide of the paper currency of the United States dating from Civil War federal issues to present-day cash, plus related issues.