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Banks generally deal in United States currency, and while the U.S. Mint produces gold coins for collectors and investors, they are not legal tender and not handled by banks. Most people buy gold coins from private gold d... More »

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Before It's News lists a very small number of banks that sell gold coins. The gold coins available are the American Buffalo and the American Eagle bullion coin. More »

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To purchase gold from a bank, find out which banks sell gold, determine the form of the gold and its current spot price, and know the commission the bank charges for the sale of gold. Also, consider whether you want to d... More »

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Although only the U.S. Mint can make coins that are legal tender, coins can be made with the right tools and metalworking skills. A coin is made by pressing a blank between two carved metal plates called dies. More »

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Banks greatly vary in whether or not they count their customer's coins for free; some banks permit customers to use a coin counting machine onsite free of charge, while others only accept rolled coins, as stated by Bankr... More »

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Since the U.S. Mint dates all coins it produces, collectors consider a Buffalo Indian Head nickel with the date rubbed off as a low-grade coin likely worth about 50 cents. The intrinsic value of the metal in the coins is... More »

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The Royal Canadian Mint produces all coinage in Canada, both for circulation and collectors coins. Coins minted for circulation are issued as Canadian currency and are used to make everyday purchases in Canada. The desig... More »

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