Denver Gold and Silver Exchange
5475 Leetsdale Dr Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80246
Monday - Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Sundays by Appointment Only
Call anytime - leave a message: Main Number: 303-333-1411
The Dahlonega Mint was a branch of the
United States Mint in Dahlonega, Georgia.
A Date Back note is a Second Charter, Second Issue national bank
note. Refers to the dates 1902-1908 found on the back.
To become less valuable.
Demand notes, authorized in 1861, were the first paper money issued
by the United States federal government for circulation. Nicknamed
the "greenback" because of the green ink used on the reverse
(back) of the note.
(Plural: denarii) Roman silver coin, later debased, roughly equal
to a Greek drachm. Initiated in 268 B.C, it equaled 16 asses; 25
denarii equals 1 gold aureus.
The face value of a coin or paper note; the amount of money it is
Ornamental device used on rims of coins, often resembling teeth,
hence the name; also "beading."
The principal element, such as a portrait, shield or heraldic emblem,
of the design on the obverse and reverse of a coin, token or medal.
Devil's Face note
On some of Bank of Canada notes, First Issue of 1954, Queen Elizabeth
II's hair has a coincidental combination of shading and light that
looks like a "devil's" face. Shading was quickly changed
under public pressure to remove the "face."
Raised line on the surface of a coin, caused by a scratch in the
A hardened metal punch, the face of which carries an intaglio or
incuse mirror-image to be impressed on one side of a planchet.
Is a coin worth ten cents or one tenth of a United States
dollar. The dime is the smallest in diameter and the thinnest of
all U.S. coins currently minted for circulation. The 32nd President,
Franklin D. Roosevelt, is featured on the obverse of the current
design, while a torch, oak branch, and olive branch covering the
motto E pluribus unum are featured on the reverse.
Spelling of the word "dime" on U.S. 1792 pattern pieces
and name given the 10-cent coin authorized in the Mint Act of April
2, 1792. Probably pronounced like "steam" or "time."
The "s" is silent.
Dollar: The United States dollar (sign: $; code:
USD) is the unit of currency of the United States. The U.S. dollar
is normally abbreviated as the dollar sign, $, or as USD or US$
to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies and from
others that use the $ symbol. It is divided into 100 cents (200
half-cents prior to 1857).
$20 coin of the United States. See also eagle.
A die which has a multiple image created during the die-making process.
Coins struck from a doubled die show a doubled image. There are
many different causes of doubled dies, and many doubled die coins.
Sometimes mistakenly called double die.
Popular slang name given to Spanish gold 8escudo pieces of the Conquistador
era, often associated with pirate treasure; also, a medal in special
circumstances Mardi Gras doubloon.
(Pronounced "dram") An ancient Greek silver coin, plural
drachms. Drachma (pronounced "DRAHKmuh") is the modern
Greek denomination, plural drachmas.
(Pronounced "DUCKet") Medieval gold coin; also any of
a number of modern issues of the Dutch Mint. Modern slang has spread
its use to mean "ticket."