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First-ever legal tender silver notes: Skyline Dollars are here!

 

1865 Longacre Gold Double Eagle features unseen U.S. motto!

Microcosm Bi-Metal: 15th addition to the Austrian Mint’s popular series!

Uncover Morgan’s lost design with 1 oz and 10g silver Proofs!

George T. Morgan’s First Dollar

Restrikes brought to life in proof silver!

Former U.S. Mint Chief Engraver, Designer Extraordinaire

Numismatists will immediately recognize one of the most famous U.S. coin designs in history, the Morgan Silver Dollar. Named after its designer, George T. Morgan, this dollar circulated across the nation, from the Wild West to the busy streets of New York. This coin was the workhorse of the American economy from 1878-1921. While many collectors seek out Morgan Dollars, few know that this was not Morgan’s first dollar.

(2017) Smithsonian – Morgans First Silver Dollar 1 oz. Silver Proof NGC PF70 UC (Smithsonian Institution Label)

Making Numismatic History 

After resting in storage of the Smithsonian for 40 years, a treasure was found in a sketchbook that belonged to George Morgan! On page 31, Morgan had drafted a design for a U.S. Silver Trade Dollar that never made it into circulation. This design was never seen by researchers or collectors…until now!

(2017) Smithsonian – Morgans First Silver Dollar 1 oz. Silver Proof NGC PF70 UC (Black Core Holder – Smithsonian Institution Label)

Exclusive Restrikes from MCM 

The Smithsonian Institution has officially authorized re-strikes from both 1 oz. and 10 grams of .999 fine silver to be in Proof condition. Each Proof has been certified by NGC with MCM’s exclusive Smithsonian label. Right now, you can add this long-lost design to your collection.

Shop our entire Morgan Silver Dollar assortment to make sure your collection is complete!

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See the world’s first silver currency strike: Only 20,000 made!

2017 $100 Silver Franklin Currency Strikes

World’s first Silver Currency Strike + COA!

As one of the most prominent figures in U.S. history, Benjamin Franklin is argued to be one of the most important founding fathers of our nation. His likeness appears on the $100 bill, the largest value bill in circulation.

2017 $100 Franklin Currency Strike 5 Gram Silver Proof GEM Proof Original Mint Packaging

Now, collectors have the distinct opportunity to add an MCM-exclusive 2017 $100 5 Gram Silver Franklin Currency Strike to their collection while inventory lasts. With a limited mintage of just 20,000 pieces, each silver strike comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and a free ultraviolet light pen to view the strike’s security strip within its money certificate holder!

Silver Currency

Viewed under ultraviolet light

First issued in 1914, U.S. Federal currency reserve notes are a large part of today’s currency and embody the likeness of many important figures who have contributed the success of the American dream. Honor the many important inventions and ideals that Benjamin Franklin contributed to America with this highly-collectable first-ever 2017 $100 5 Gram Silver Franklin Currency Strike!

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Get a free newspaper printed during the Civil War with these Civil War Tokens!

Mint State Civil War Tokens

Each token ships with an authentic, Civil War era newspaper!

April 12, 1861 marks one of the most resounding events in American history. Confederate artillery opened fire on the Union-held Fort Sumter, sparking bloody conflict, and brothers fighting brothers for the next four years. The American Civil War had officially begun.

1861-65 Civil War Token NGC MS65 RB

During this fearsome struggle, a plethora of tokens were privately struck and distributed on both sides. Dubbed ”Civil War Tokens,” these pieces were minted primarily to replace the cent, which was scarce during the war. They carried numerous designs, from business advertisements, to patriotic issues commemorating the embattled military forces.

1861-65 Civil War Token NGC MS65 RB Our Army

ModernCoinMart (MCM) was able to source a number of these patriotic Civil War Tokens, graded by NGC as Red or Red Brown in Mint State condition.

MCM will also be sending an authentic newspaper printed during the time of the Civil War with every coin purchased at no extra cost!

These Civil War tokens present a unique opportunity to hold a certifiable piece of history in your hand. Act quickly to secure yours, with an authentic Civil War-era newspaper, today!

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Trending Now: Silver Krugerrands, Queen’s Beast, Proof ASEs and more!

Trending Now: See the MCM top 100 most popular items

Shop the silver and gold products that are trending!

The ModernCoinMart (MCM) trending category is made up of the top 100 items that collectors are purchasing the most right now. A list of items that is constantly being updated, the MCM Trending category is the perfect place to begin your search for a new addition to your collection.

Shop their trending silver and gold coins and bullion to make sure your collection includes some of the most popular items available!

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Only 5,000 Silver Eagles with red, white and blue gaskets created in the Trump and Pence Label!

Trump Presidential Inauguration: 2017 Limited Edition .999 1 Troy Ounce Proof-like Silver Commemorative Medallion

Today will see the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. To mark this unprecedented and historical event, the Revolutionary Mint has created a high quality, limited edition proof-like .999 1 Troy Ounce Silver Trump Presidential Inauguration Commemorative Medallion.

Donald J. Trump – 45th President of the United States of America

Source of Image: The Libertarian Republic

Revolutionary Mint

The Revolutionary Mint was established to commemorate Trump’s historical election campaign and victory with extremely limited mintage presidential election medallions of the highest quality, including the 2017 Series II Proof-like .999 1 Toz. Silver Trump Presidential Inauguration Ltd Edition Commemorative Medallion.

Obverse – 2017 President Trump Inaugural Commemorative

This 2017 President Trump Inaugural Commemorative, the second in a series, features a 3D bust of President Trump (see below) as sculpted by world renowned Italian-American master sculptor, Luigi Badia.

2017 President Trump Inaugural Commemorative – Obverse

President Trump is depicted wearing a Tuxedo in front of the Stars and Stripes. This impressive bust can be found on the obverse along with the following text: “PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES” ~ “DONALD J. TRUMP” ~”A NEW ERA BEGINS”.

Reverse – Trump Presidential Inauguration Silver Commemorative

The reverse features a detailed 3D “SEAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES” with the following text: “HISTORY IS MADE” and “UNITED STATES COMMANDER IN CHIEF”.

Trump Presidential Inauguration Silver Commemorative – Reverse

Spared no Expense

It is safe to say that the mint spared no expense in creating this 2017 President Trump inaugural commemorative. The highly polished premium quality with proof-like finishes is testament to this.

Extremely Limited Mintage

The Revolutionary Mint has created only 1,500 of these commemorative pieces.

Individually Numbered Medallions and CoAs

Each of these .999 fine pure silver medallions come individually numbered (engraved into the edge of each piece) – “JAN 20th, 2017 ~ LTD EDITION OF 1,500 ~ ONE TROY OZ .999 FINE SILVER” + the coin serial # 0001 – 1500.

Each medallion comes with two individually numbered high quality card-stock Certificates of Authenticity (CoAs). The first goes inside each box (or with each stand) and the second with the medallion itself. The CoA numbers correspond with the edge-marked serial number of each medallion.

2017 President Trump Inaugural Commemorative CoA

2017 President Trump Inaugural Commemorative – Protective Envelope

US Made

Each medallion created by the Revolutionary Mint is 100% designed and minted by U.S. designers and craftsmen.

Packaging

Each medallion comes packaged in attractive presentation boxes or stands.

More Information

Be sure to pay a visit to the website of the Revolutionary Mint for more information or to buy this 2017 President Trump Inaugural Commemorative. They also have a few listed at eBay.

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Today, we Honor Heroes.

Honor Heroes

Memorial Day: Remembering the Fallen

“We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.” – Francis A. Walker

In honor of Memorial Day, we’d like to express our gratitude to our armed forces, both past and present. Today, we honor those who have spent their lives defending our country. To our many veterans and their families, we thank you for your service.

From everyone here at the MCM team, some of whom have served themselves, we wish you a happy and safe Memorial Day!

Sincerely,

The ModernCoinMart Team