Feel like you have seen everything? Reignite your passion for coins with these historic beauties of the ancient world. Each ancient tetradrachm, stater, and denarius tells a story of its time and place in the wild and emerging empires of the Greece, Rome and the fertile crescent. From $100 – 4500 you can own a literal piece of human history up to 2400 years old.
You don’t need to be an archeologist to enjoy these coins, and these examples have been classified and graded for you.
Lots of ideas and designs come out of the US Mint, what do you think of this proposed change to the REVERSE only of the gold and silver eagles ? I don’t like change in bullion unless its really attractive because bullion is designed to be standardized and stable and reliable. Its has been 34 years without change in the pattern, is it worth it? I for one am excited, if done very well technically these could be amazing and worth the upset. Canada does all sorts of wild things with its Maple Leaf and I think it hurts it long term, but a new pattern could be a positive thing in deterring fakes and exciting collectors. BUT only if done well on a mass scale. Read more here.
Coin of the Day!
Unlike most coins, the art of the pattern is recessed into the coin.
To accommodate your needs this holiday weekend we have added new expanded appointment options. Call now to schedule in Grants Pass or Ashland CALL (541) 955-2985
We will be closed this coming Monday in observance of Memorial Day, but we will be back and continue to accept appointments during business hours.
CALL (541) 955-2985 to Make your appt. now!
Please limit yourself to urgent, time sensitive business until further notice.
We are still buying Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium products, scrap gold, sterling flatware, Rolex watches and larger Diamonds.
Please call (541) 955-2985 to schedule.
Please call (541) 482-3715 to schedule.
SILVER – We are still taking orders of 100 ounces or more for silver products. Wait times are a few weeks out, please don’t ask for immediate delivery as it is not an option. Premiums are higher than usual, as demand is far outpacing supply.
NEW! GOLD – We are currently taking US gold orders as long as the US mint is open and fulfilling orders.
Gold and silver prices have been strong due to the uncertainty surrounding the recent government shut down. Good economic reports and the recent but temporary re-opening of the government has caused a slight correction. Currently buying and selling is even with slightly more buying than selling taking place over the counter.
In recent weeks J. Austin & Co has seen an uptick in gold and silver purchases. There is a slight squeeze in the market right now as demand is outweighing supply. Bitcoin buying and selling remains unchanged at this time. The Diamond market is starting to cool due to the increased popularity of lab-created stones. Those holding larger diamonds may wish to exit the market at this time.
We have also seen a remarkable increase in larger estate transactions to the extent we have had to continually reduce our store hours in order to process the goods during these times of heavy market volatility. Such will be the case next week. The Grants Pass shop will be closed Sept 12th through the 14th to open again on Tuesday the September 18th. The Ashland shop will maintain normal hours during this time.