"Life is too short to buy ugly coins."
July 17, 2018. We are adding a fresh new round of coins over the next few days, including some killer Morgans and one Seated dollar, more toned Lincolns, some more nice Buffalos, and have revised our product listings to reflect the addition of CAC green beans on many Lincoln cents and other coins.Please take a good look around, send us your want lists, and Bookmark this page!
VDB Gets CAC'd. We have recently gotten approval as a CAC submission center. Many of our higher-value coins have now come back with CAC green beans. Please note, we do NOT send the lower-end coins to CAC and we always consider eye appeal to be our first criterion before buying ANY coin. "Life is too short to buy ugly coins!"
"info at VDBCoins dot com" The Contact Us form on our site has been fixed and is working but you can always just email us at the address you see here. We apologize to anyone who tried to contact us with no response.
Mexican 8 Reales Hoard! We were extremely fortunate to buy an original hoard of gorgeously toned, original Mexico Cap and Rays 8 Reales (and a pair of 1 Pesos) from various mints over the years from 1839 to 1901. The standard reference to the series is (highly recommended!) Mike Dunigan and J.B. Parker's Resplandores: Cap and Rays 8 Reales of the Republic of Mexico 1823–1897. All of these are low-pop PCGS-certified coins with TrueView images. These are simply coins of a quality you don't see every day -- or even every year! Hopefully, potential buyers will enjoy reading about (and owning) these wonderful coins as much as I enjoyed writing about them.
Trade Show Calendar
Thurs.–Sun. Aug. 23–26, 2018. Blue Ridge Numismatic Assoc., NW Georgia Convention Center, Dalton, Ga. 2211 Dug Gap Battle Rd. (I-75, Exit 333). Table L6, turn left as you enter and we are along the front wall. Early birds Thurs. 10 am–6 pm, Fri.–Sat. regular admission 10 am–6 pm, Sun. 10 am–3 pm. Great regional show, 400 dealers, 300 tables.
Nov. 2–4, 2018. Tennessee State Numismatic Society Fall Show, Camp Jordan Arena, I-75 Exit 1, Chattanooga, Tenn. Fri. Nov. 2 10 am–6 pm, Sat. Nov. 3 10 am–6 pm, Sun. Nov. 4 10 am–3 pm. Very large show, 200+ dealers. One of the best regional shows in the South. We will be at Booth 316, please come by and shop and say hi! Please remember when we are at a show we cannot fill orders as quickly; at other times, we ship the next business day after funds clear.
Feb. 1–2, 2019. Smoky Mountain-Ft Loudon Coin Show, Knoxville, Tenn. Rothchild Catering, 8807 Kingston Pike, Knoxville 37923. About 50 tables, a great regional show, with much higher-quality material than you might think and several nationally known dealers buying and selling.
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No Orders Accepted From Minnesota. Due to the Minnesota state law regarding "bullion coins" (a definition that is absurdly broad makes nearly any silver, gold, or platinum coin fall under it), we must refuse any orders received from Minnesota residents. Click for more info.
Virginia Sales Tax. The Commonwealth recently exempted sales tax for "bullion purchases" totaling over $1,000. This defines such purchases as: refined to at least 90% gold, silver, or platinum; varying with the price of the underlying metal and not on rarity, condition, age, or other external factor; and selling for a price not exceeding 120% of the precious metal value. Otherwise, we charge Virginia residents 5.3% sales tax unless they provide us their resale number.
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We are ALWAYS interested in buying and selling the extremely rare 1964 SMS coins! In the last few years we have bought and sold more complete sets and single pieces than any other U.S. dealer.
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