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A Deep Dive into the World of Coins

BY : Yewon Son



History of Gold Coins

Starting from the 5th or 6th century B.C.E, coins have been used as a form of payment throughout history. The first coins are said to have been made of electrum: a naturally occurring metal made from silver and gold. Over time, coins made of pure gold became standardized by civilizations like the Roman empire, eventually being accepted by economies around the world. The increase in gold imports from Africa increased gold coin minting throughout Europe until World War I. In the United States, the California Gold Rush was responsible for the mass production of gold coins and a shift to the gold standard; the U.S. economy had previously been backed by a dual gold and silver standard but switched over to solely gold after the gold rush.

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Topics: Selling Coins, Coins

Past and Present of Patek Philippe

BY : Yewon Son





What is Patek Philippe?


People buy luxury watches for the quality and design-- and to show off. But not all luxury watches have to be loud and flashy. In fact, according to an interview from Philly Mag, Patek Philippe's president said their core customers "are discreet people. They do not need to show off". The watch-making company has been in business for almost two centuries and has developed a reputation for high quality and simple, classic designs.

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Topics: Watches, selling watches, Sell Watches, selling watches nyc, sell watches nyc, watches NYC