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The Coin Analyst: Why Were the 2020 Libertads Delayed So Long?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek ….. Sometimes studying a modern coin series can involve solving a mystery. One such mystery is exactly why the popular Mexican Libertad series of silver and gold coins only began to see the release of its 2020 coins in late September, and that was only the coins sold within […]

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New Release Silver and Limited Mintage Gold Coins from APMEX

The Silver Krugerrand Returns This is the third year this popular silver South African coin has been offered as Brilliant Uncirculated. The iconic design is popular with both investors and collectors alike worldwide. The obverse of this .999 fine silver coin matches the Gold Krugerrand, featuring the South African Republic’s first president, Paul Kruger. The […]

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Collecting the Libertad coin series

Mexico — the world’s largest silver producer — operates the oldest mint in North America, the Casa de Moneda, founded in 1535. In the modern era, the mint introduced the world’s first major silver bullion coin, the Libertad (which means “liberty” or “freedom”), in 1982 — the year after it debuted a gold version

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