Collectible Insights - The Attic Capital Newsletter Vol. 29
Coins, Cards, Collector Cars, and Collectibles!
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The U.S. Mint reported the cost to produce one nickel soared to ten cents last year. A new bill introduced by the Senate this week would allow the U.S. Mint to alter the composition of newly minted coins.
The change in metals for new coins could save taxpayers tens of millions of dollars per year.
Changing coin composition has happened several times throughout U.S. Coinage history, here’s a slick chart from the US Mint showing other dates when coin comp. has changed -
The almost unbelievable stories of classic car “barn finds” are constantly circling the internet. Many stories are too good to be true and totally made up, however -
It’s much easier to trust a video - and Dennis Collins from @CollinsBrosJeep has a great YouTube channel documenting his hunt for the ultimate classic car barn discoveries.
Ken Goldin and his Netflix series, ‘King of Collectibles,’ is now streaming all 6 episodes.
Darren Rovell was asked about the show and sums it up perfectly, “collecting is such an awesome thing to do, not only for when you get items, but the hunt is also really cool.” Well said.
Have you ever hunted for rare stamps? Etsy has a deal for you - here’s what $40,000 in old stamps looks like. Need a primer? Learn more about the most valuable rare German stamps.
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