Monday, September 13, 2010

Five Things You Can Do to Make Your Coins Worth More

(Doug Winter, DWN) If you have been collecting rare coins for more than a few years, there is a good chance that you have “found money” in your holdings. What I mean by this is that there are a number of things that you can do–often with little or no cost–that can significantly improve the appearance and value of your coins. Here are five suggestions: . . .

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Son of an Original Gold Coin Dealer and His Connection to the Ground Zero Mosque

Nicholas Deak was a New York based foreign exchange/gold coin dealer. He was one of the original gold coin dealers. I used to buy gold coins from his firm at his office near Wall Street. He had branches around the globe.

In 1985, he was murdered by what authorities called "a crazed homeless" woman. She supposedly stayed outside his office for days screaming Deak owed her money. I passed by Deak's office on lower Broadway everyday, in those days. I never saw such a woman.

I was always suspicious of this "lone nut" murder and wondered what actually went down.

Many years later . . .

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