Did you know that the Mexican 50 Pesos gold coin is more than one troy ounce? In fact it contains 1.2057 troy ounces of
But, for the 20 pesos gold coin, the mint date makes a difference. If minted between 1866 and 1905, the gold content
weighs .952 troy ounces. Whereas, a 20 pesos gold coin minted between 1917 and 1959 contains .4823 troy ounces of
Depending on the grade of the gold coins, they could sell based on melt value of gold or they could sell based on their
collectible mint state.
Slabbed proof state coins can be more valuable depending on the supply and demand for the particular gold coin. For
example, high grade Dahlonega gold will be more valuable than melt.
The show kept everyone busy throughout the day. We appreciate all of our dealers and all of our guests who come to the
shows whether they return month after month or only make it to a few shows throughout the year. Thank you all!
We wish for you and yours Happy Holidays with a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Our next show is January 17, 2010. We look forward to seeing you in the new year.
One young gentleman proudly showed off his just completed
P&D state quarter set. And, he should be proud of his
Some people came to the show looking for collector coins such
as slabbed mercury dimes.
Of course, dealers brought gold to sell, and many sold their
Gold on the floor ranged from American Liberty coins to Mexican
Pesos - 50 and 20 - along with Koronas from Hungary and
Koruners from Czechoslovakia.
Our show Sunday was a rainy day in Georgia which made us shiver more than we should
have with the moderate, mid-40s temperatures.
But the wet and mildly cold weather did not stop our dealers or our guests. We still had a
In the spirit of the season, the Holiday Inn Select decked their halls and lobby with
Christmas trees, garlands and ornaments for guests to enjoy along with the show.
Several of our regular dealers became weekend road warriors. They left the Gallatin TN
two-day show Saturday afternoon and made it to Atlanta for our Sunday show.
Many dealers even came early, as they normally do, to set up and be ready for the general
admission at 9 am.
Once again, we had lots of visitors to the show. Plus, the bourse entertained many young
people throughout the day.