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Rarities abound in upcoming sales

Named “The Philadelphia Collection,” William M. Rosenblum is preparing to auction what he considers to be “one of the best, most impressive and varied collections of major rarities of Israeli, Palestine, Egyptian and WWII materials” his firm has ever offered. … Continue reading

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Kuenker auctions set for October

Sales 253-257 will be called by Fritz Rudolf Künker beginning Oct. 4 and Oct. 6-10, in Osnabrück, Germany. Sale 253  features orders and decorations. Auction sale 254  will off coins and medals from medieval and modern times. Auction sale 255  … Continue reading

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Standard Catalog of U.S. Paper Money now in 33rd edition

Featuring up-to-date pricing on more than 10,000 listings, the 33rd Edition of the popular Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money is now available from Krause Publications. Compiled by George S. Cuhaj, editor, and William Brandimore, market analyst, the Standard … Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: Coins wear in owners’ pockets

By Richard Giedroyc One recent question asked in your column is how long it takes for coins to wear. In 1982, when the new George Washington commemorative half dollar came out in silver I decided to carry one of these … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Dime find was recorded by camera

By Curt Wood A few old-timers can tell you something of what it was like to be a 10-year-old Young Numismatist in 1953, and I’m one of them. But I think it likely that I’m quite literally the only such … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (10/14/14)

Thoughts on repros and coins on television I read in the comics of the Cleveland Plain Dealer about computers that are programmed to make copies of various objects such as organs for transplanting. The thought occurred to me that one … Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (10/14/14)

From the Sept. 19 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Do you think the price of the gold Kennedy halves will be higher a year from now? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. I do not … Continue reading

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U.S. Paper Money Collector Value Pack

Only one day left to acquire five great references for your U.S. paper money collection! This is the ultimate collection for anyone who collects United States paper money. You’ll have the most up-to-date market prices for paper money used from … Continue reading

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Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, General Issues, 14th Edition, CD

What is better than the most up-to-date and largest catalog of world bank notes of the past five centuries? How about a CD version of this catalog that allows you to quickly and easily search for note listings and zoom … Continue reading

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Obsolete bank note proof book tops Heritage auction

A leather-bound book containing proof sheets of rare obsoletes that once belonging to noted 19th-century bank note engraver James Smillie realized $64,625 in Heritage’s Long Beach Expo Currency Signature Auction, Sept. 3-8 in Long Beach, Calif. Prices include the 17.5 … Continue reading

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