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Coin Clinic: Ancient practice sees many variations

Explain the practice of placing a coin in the mouth of a deceased person. Continue reading

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‘In God We Trust’ subject of art contest

The 150th anniversary of the inclusion of the motto “In God We Trust” on the first U.S. coins is April 22. To commemorate the occasion, educational organization Salt & Light Global is sponsoring an art contest open to Michigan high school juniors and seniors. Continue reading

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Silver dollar seminar slated at Las Vegas show

The Las Vegas Numismatic Society 51st annual coin show is set for April 4-6 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Continue reading

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AINA medal features Sylvia Haffner Magnus

Sylvia Haffner Magnus is featured on the 2014 medal of the American Israel Numismatic Association. Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (03/18/14)

From the Feb. 21 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Do you plan to buy more bullion coins produced by the U.S. Mint this year? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (03/18/14)

Leon Saryan’s article in the Feb. 18 issue of Numsmatic News on “Rogue Dealers” recalls experiences that ring true with my own 50-plus years as a collector. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Quit minting products for the rich

I have just about given up on trying to keep up with purchasing all the high priced Mint products, especially since they are no longer coinage in the sense of being a circulating means of exchange. Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: Why do some coin rarities bring lower prices?

There are coins rarer than the 1804 silver dollar and others that have price tags exceeding a million dollars, yet some of these rarities don’t command much of a price. Why the difference? Continue reading

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ANA Board to hold open session, Town Hall meetings in Atlanta

The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold an open session and Town Hall during the Atlanta National Money Show on Friday, Feb. 28, in Room 113/114 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (03/11/14)

The debate over discontinuing the Lincoln cent and the paper dollar will probably go on indefinitely. Because of their symbolic value, they should never be discontinued. Continue reading

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