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HOW MUCH BULLION SHOULD I INVEST IN?

Gold and silver investments are often recommended by financial advisors but just how much should you invest in to get more bang for your buck? Bellevue Rare Coins has done a bit of research to help those considering precious metal investments and here is what we found out…   In terms of which metal to…

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

June 12, 2017, kicks off the U.S. Open Championship, the second-oldest golf tournament in the world. The location changes annually and this year, Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin, Wisconsin will host the 117th U.S. Open, where golfers from around the world will compete for the most desired trophies the sport has to offer.  …

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THE BELLEVUE RARE COINS FOUNDATION IS PUTTING OUR CHILDREN FIRST

  As with any mom and pop shop, Bellevue Rare Coins had big dreams when they first open their doors for business back in 1979. After a few years of changing hands, Pat Hoolahan’s children Eric, Ryan, Angela, and Daniel took ownership and now are fulfilling others dreams and needs with the Bellevue Rare Coins…

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THE DIFFERENT WAYS TO COLLECT COINS

Coin collecting is a world unto itself, which provides endless possibilities in the way one chooses to collect. While those possibilities can surmount, making it feel impossible to know where to begin, there are a few key ways to collect coins and not feel overwhelmed.     Slabbed Coins- Some collectors have chosen to seek…

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THE TOP FIVE MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT COIN COLLECTING

Coin collecting raises a lot of questions and concerns for many, especially beginners. Here are some general answers to the top five most frequently asked questions our staff at Bellevue Rare Coins have been asked.   What Makes A Coin Valuable? Simply put, supply and demand. A coin’s value is determined by how many are…

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HOW TO SELL YOUR DIAMONDS

 Are you considering selling your diamonds but feel as though you have no idea where to begin with the process? Take a deep breath and keep reading because we have a few tips to help you along the way!   TIP #1 Diamonds are typically given as a gift to display passion or love, making…

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SLIDESHARE: THE MANY FORMS OF DIAMOND JEWELRY

Diamond jewelry is the epitome of glamour and elegance, and regardless of shape or size – diamonds always look stunning. The following are some dazzling examples of how diamonds are incorporated into different types of jewelry. If you’re thinking of selling your estate jewelry, please reach out to Bellevue Rare Coins in Seattle for a free…

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COIN COLLECTING CHEAT SHEET

    Beginning a new hobby can be quite challenging and intimidating. There are new lingo and terms introduced on a regular basis that can make this new journey confusing at best. Concerning coin collecting, here are a few relevant terms that aspiring numismatists should make part of their everyday vocabulary.   Alloy- A mixture…

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INFOGRAPHIC: WORLD’S LARGEST GOLD NUGGET FINDS

As one of the world’s most coveted metals, gold has inspired many a prospector to search the earth for his or her fortune. Though few miners have ever made their riches solely from gold, a lucky few have come across some truly awe-inspiring nuggets that make headlines. Read about them in Bold Gold: The World’s…

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WHY HIRE AN EXPERT TO MANAGE YOUR ESTATE SALE?

Estate sales can be tricky, and no matter how much research one has conducted on it, there may be red tape that can hinder your estate case should you try to take it on yourself. Estate sale professionals have the expertise and knowledge to work around roadblocks and hurdles in the estate sale process to…

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A FEW TIPS TO START YOUR NEW CURRENCY COLLECTION

  Collecting has become a favorite hobby of many no matter what the item in question may be. The act of owning a unique item in bulk is both thrilling and fulfilling, especially when one has been searching for sometimes years for that last piece to complete a collection or series. The act of collecting…

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COIN COLLECTING BASICS (PART TWO): BUY OR FIND?

Like any other treasure, the pursuit for collectible coins can be both frustrating and rewarding. Growing your collection can take time, money, effort and sometimes just pure luck. So what’s the best way to expand your coin collection? Buying them or finding them on your own are both viable options, but each method comes with…

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FAMOUS MYTHS ABOUT GOLD

Gold is the world’s most valuable metal, which has made it subject to its share of myths and legends over the years. Some people believe gold can be created from other elements, extracted from seawater, or even ingested for healing properties. Learn more in this presentation “Famous Myths About Gold.” Famous Myths About Gold from…

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A FEW TIPS ON HOW TO SELL YOUR ANTIQUE JEWELRY

  Selling antique jewelry can be a bit intimidating for those who have never done it before. While it is challenging task to ensure the seller is getting the best price possible for their items, there are ways to alleviate stress from the overall process. Here are a few tips to help one sell their…

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INFOGRAPHIC: A MODERN HISTORY OF JEWELRY

Have you ever wondered more about the company that created that beautiful piece of jewelry you bought for that special someone, or wished you could buy for yourself? The history of some of the largest jewelry companies is quite interesting, with many facts most people simply don’t know. Learn more in this Infographic: A Modern…

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  • Bellevue

    Bellevue

    321 Bellevue Way NE
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7
    Sunday Closed
    Phone: 425-454-1283
  • Lynnwood

    Lynnwood

    18411 Alderwood Mall Parkway
    Lynnwood, WA 98037
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    Phone: 425-672-2646
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    West Seattle

    4500 California Ave SW
    Seattle, WA 98116
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    Phone: 206-938-3519
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    Issaquah

    1175 NW Gilman Blvd
    Issaquah, WA 98027
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    Sunday Closed
    Phone: 425-392-0450