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Population Charts:


1. "We The People" Mint State Franklin Populations: See current populations for our Tomaska pedigree Mint State "We The People" Franklin Half Dollars.

2. Tomaska Pedigree Proof Eisenhower Dollar Poplulations: Rick explores Eisenhower Dollars and discovers they are "The Most Under-rated Dollar Series in U.S. Numismatics Today!" See population charts and get his detailed analysis here! 



A selection of articles by Rick:

1.  Frequently used Terms in Numismatics.  A quick guide of commonly used terms by coin collectors.

2.  R&I Coin Value Index.  What does CVI mean?  "The Universal Rarity Scale" and how it helps you, the collector, when considering the purchase of a numismatic coin.

3.  Grading Services: What is a "Certified Coin"?  Who certifies it?  What does it mean?  Rick tackles all this and more in this article about third-party grading services.

4.  Cameo Coins: What is a "Cameo Coin"?  Rick covers what makes a coin cameo, and the differences in cameo coins between different dates. 

5.  Cameo Picture Grading Set: Visual examples of each level of cameo designations.

6.  History Of Modern Cameo Coins: A brief history of modern cameo coinage.

7.  Absolute vs Condition Rarity: A brief description of the differences between absolute and condition rarity.

8.  Shattered Price Records: Superb Franklin half dollars shatter price records in auctions and private transactions.

9.  Tomaska Die Varieties: NGC now attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars. 

10.  Mint State Aspiration Kennedy Examples: Rick is now offering 1971 and later Mint State Kennedy half dollars in gem condition.

11. NGC State of the Art Encapsulation: Learn about our partnership with NGC- including cost of grading and encapsulation, our We The People Pedigree, and see a current snapshot of our We The People Franklin populations.



Featured Coins:






Rick's Youtube Videos:

1. Buy The Coin Not The Holder: The first video in an ongoing informational series.

2. Buy The Coin Not The Holder- Part 2 Eye Appeal:  The second video in the series, focusing on eye appeal.