- Gold, silver remain foundation of freedom February 23, 2017In last week’s column, I described how today’s government-created circulating coins and currency do not meet all of the functions of money. Specifically, while they may serve as a temporary medium of exchange, government-created currencies do not serve the function of money as a long-term store of value. The U.S. dollar is a perfect example of ...
- Butler’s medal honored efforts of black troops
- Knight’s PCDA sale offers plenty
- Swedish coins nickel-free
- ‘Chief’ signature set a sure draw
- Meiji gold dominates Heritage NYINC sale
- BEP offers birthday note
- Flood of commemoratives hurt Roanoke half sales
- Ernst declares candidacy for ANA
- Metal prices affect common dates
- Questions posed to ANA candidates
DEAL OF THE WEEK
The Buzz with Dave Harper
- Chewed out, but times do change I was chewed out by a Numismatic News reader the other day. He was upset with an advertisement that appeared in the paper. Specifically, there was an ad that offered to sell “Make America Great” coins. The pieces in question are medals, not coins. Virtually every collector knows the difference. The reader said we should not have accepted the ad ...
- Community Voice Responses (March 7, 2017) From the Feb. 10 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Do you think cents are worth searching for valuable errors? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. After going through a large pile of wheat cents and happening upon a nicer grade 1942 “D over S,” which I subsequently sold at my local coin club, ...
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