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Have you ever lost a coin that was meant for your collection?

Editor Dave Harper wants to know: Have you ever lost a coin that was meant for your collection? Let us know your thoughts and feedback on our weekly poll question by entering your comments below.

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Coin Clinic: Artist makes ‘dollars’

By Richard Giedroyc Daniel Carr designed several of the state quarters. I’ve heard he was responsible for the supposedly non-existent 1964 Peace dollar. Can you tell me about that dollar? Is it real? Daniel Carr designed the reverse for the … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Small and cartoonish not wanted

By Jack Nugent Our coins are a mockery of the world’s only superpower. Much to my chagrin, America has become a two-bit country. Why does Canada have polymer currency and $2 coins? The Swiss have 5-franc coins and 1,000-franc notes. … Continue reading

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21st annual CPMX set for early March

Collectors from the Midwest and beyond will soon be heading to the Chicago area for one of the nation’s premier paper money events, as the 21st Annual Chicago Paper Money Exposition gets under way. Slated for March 5-8 at the … Continue reading

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Bidding competition at NY INC boosts prices

For many months now world coin rarities, particularly in high grade, have been fetching top prices at auctions in the United States. Those soaring prices have no doubt helped contribute to the presence of further extraordinary rarities at recent sales. … Continue reading

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Have you ever cleaned a coin?

Editor Dave Harper wants to know: Have you ever cleaned a coin? Let us know your thoughts and feedback on our weekly poll question by entering your comments below. If you are interested in learning about cleaned coins, here are … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (3/10/15)

Homestead quarter shows up in Orlando Received a 2015 Homestead National Monument quarter Feb. 16 at a local Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in Orlando, Fla. Bill Mills Florida Three 2015 cents appear near Atlanta I just got three 2015 cents … Continue reading

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Community Voice Responses (3/10/2015)

From the Feb. 13 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Do you start new coin collections before finishing older ones? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. Of course I do.  Do I complete each one?  Probably … Continue reading

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Winthrop Collection auction funds ALS research

Over $1.3 million was realized at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries New York Americana Sale of the Stephen Winthrop Collection Feb. 6. The entire proceeds will be given to the Stephen VanR. Winthrop ALS Fund at Harvard University to support research. … Continue reading

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Garrett declares candidacy for ANA president

American Numismatic Association Vice President Jeff Garrett announced he will run for the ANA presidency in this year’s election. The professional rare coin dealer has served as a board member for the last six years. Garrett said, “The ANA has … Continue reading

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