What Is a Piedfort Coin?

It’s a coin that prompts a double-take in more ways than one. First, there’s the name: Piedfort. Then, there’s the size: Piedfort coins are typically the same diameter as traditional coins but twice as thick. So what exactly is a piedfort coin? Let’s begin with the name. The word piedfort is French and means “heavy…

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Celebrate National Coin Week 2020 with a Special Deal on Iwo Jima Coins

Welcome to National Coin Week 2020! National Coin Week is held every third week of April. This year, we celebrate with the worldwide release of the Iwo Jima 75th Anniversary coin series and a special coin week sale! National Coin Week 2020 Coin Week wasn’t always the occasion it is today. In 1923, the governor…

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Branches, Peaks, Leaves—Oh My! Nature’s Role on North American Coinage

From portraits of historical figures to regal depictions of animals, the images etched on North American coinage display the nation’s history and natural beauty. Move your coin knowledge from the forest floor to the canopy and learn about the symbolism of natural elements on gold and silver coins. The History of Coin Symbolism It is…

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