Olde Saratoga Coin Blog

Thoughts on buying and investing in gold, silver & coins

09

October
2014

First National Gold Bank of San Francisco $500 Bill

Exceptionally rare, the $500 bill from the First National Gold Band of San Francisco is every collectors and investors dream.

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09

October
2014

1934 $1000 Star Bill

Looking to invest in paper money or do you have some rare money that you would like to sell? Today's blog post is all about the 1935 $1000 Star bill and what is it's worth.

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07

April
2014

Storing Silver Coins

The best way to ensure that you coins will retain their value is to be diligent in their care. One of the best ways to care for your silver coins is to make sure that they are stored properly.

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28

February
2014

Grading Paper Money

Grading paper money can be difficult for a beginner and even at times to an experienced collector. In this weeks blog post we have put together and easy and understandable guide to grading your paper currency.

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10

February
2014

The 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel

At Olde Saratoga Coin, our passion for coins is second to none. In this weeks blog post, we are going to discuss the brief history of the rare and ever mysterious 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel.

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01

February
2014

2014 Top Ten Silver Dollar Values

Need to update the value on your silver dollars? We have compiled a list of the top 10 Silver Dollars as of 2014.

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25

January
2014

Rare and Valuable Marbles

Thinking of investing or buying marbles? Here are a few rare and valuable marbles that are sure to retain their value as a long term investment.

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12

January
2014

Buying Gold Nuggets

The most fun way to buy gold is with gold nuggets. Get lost in the history and the romance when you purchase a piece that not only adds value to your collection, but to your soul.

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04

December
2013

White Gold, Rose Gold? Is it valuable?

Unsure if your rose gold or white gold is as valuable as yellow gold? Our latest blog post dispels the rumours of decreased value surrounding these different golds.

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04

December
2013

Class Rings | Why You Should Sell!

Ready to sell your class ring or considering selling? We've put together a little blog post about the value stored in your class ring or graduation ring.

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24

November
2013

Dental Gold

How do I know the value of my dental gold? Does it have value, is it worth selling? Our latest blog post tackles the questions concerning the value of dental gold.

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24

November
2013

The Chinese Gold Panda

What makes the Chinese Gold Panda so unique and sought after? In our latest blog post, we take a look at the history and value of the Chinese Gold Panda.

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24

November
2013

Silver Plated or the Real Deal?

Unsure of the value of your silver household items? Our latest blog post tackles the issue to help you determine what you have.

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24

November
2013

Let's Talk the 4 C's!

Ready to buy a diamond but not sure what to look for? Check out our latest blog post with a quick run down of what to look out for and what to avoid when making your diamond purchase.

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01

August
2013

Gold Funds

Unsure if you should invest in gold funds? We've put together the information that should help you decide on how to invest in gold funds.

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14

July
2013

Buying Gold Coins

When you first start your journey on buying gold coinage it can be stressful and daunting. We have put together a few tips to make your gold coin purchases go a bit easier. Inside this blog post we have detailed for you the types of gold coinage to look out for along with some tips on what to avoid when making your coin purchases.

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09

July
2013

Storing Gold Bullion

Storing your gold bullion can be done safely and securely in your home with just a few tips. You can easily have your collection and investments within your reach as long as you are smart and diligent with your collection.

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03

July
2013

What to Watch Out for When Selling Gold Jewelry and Gold Bullion

Need to sell some broken or unwanted jewelry? Do you need to see a return on a piece of gold bullion that you've had squirreled away for years? Here are a few tips to selling your unwanted gold safely and at the best profit for you.

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25

June
2013

Mint Marks

What are mint marks and what part do they play in coin collecting. We take a brief look at the various mint marks on coins and which ones are the rarest and most valuable.

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14

June
2013

The Weight of Gold

Knowing the gold carat value versus the percentage of gold can make transactions for much smoother for gold sellers and gold buyers.

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13

June
2013

Grading Coins

If you are new to collecting gold and silver coins it can be a bit confusing. We have put together a brief glossary of terms that will come in handy when buying gold and silver coinage.

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05

June
2013

The Changing Price of Gold

Why does the price of gold fluctuate so much? In this blog post we will be explaining the factors as well as the history behind the falling and rising price of gold.

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26

May
2013

Value In Your Penny Jar

When you're mother said, "save your pennies and one day you might buy something good", she was absolutely right! In today's blog post, we take a look at the 15 most valuable and highly sought after pennies around.

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20

May
2013

Selling Loose Diamonds and Diamond Jewelry

Are you looking to take a surprise vacation or pay off a couple of unexpected bills? Selling your diamond jewelry and loose diamonds can enable you to do that! We have put together a few tips to take out some of the stress of selling your diamonds.

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19

May
2013

Selling Silver

In our latest blog post we tackle the problem of selling your silver. We have presented you with the factors you should consider when deciding to sell and how to sell your silver.

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