Author Archives: Coins Magazine Staff

Coin Finds: Wheat backs

Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the thrill of the hunt. Submit your own discoveries via email to Coins magazine editor … Continue reading

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Coin Finds: Full wheat roll

Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the thrill of the hunt. Submit your own discoveries via email to Coins magazine editor … Continue reading

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Appreciating decaying coins

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. This month’s review is devoted to a very different coin book: Lost Cents, Dead Owners: Appreciating Coins in Decay. Rather than looking at the best of the best, which you typically find in numismatic tomes, Dr. … Continue reading

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Coin Finds: Mercury find

Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the thrill of the hunt. Submit your own discoveries via email to Coins magazine editor … Continue reading

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Coin Finds: Car Wash Find

Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the thrill of the hunt. Submit your own discoveries via email to Coins magazine editor … Continue reading

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1930 marked end of Standing Liberty quarter series

By Tom LaMarre When the first Standing Liberty quarters were struck in late 1916, the design, not the date, was the most important aspect. The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Jan. 17, 1917, said it set “a new mark in the artistry of … Continue reading

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‘Coin Finds’ column continues to fascinate readers

Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the thrill of the hunt. Submit your own discoveries via email to Coins magazine editor … Continue reading

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1916-S Barber dime a coin that shouldn’t have been

By Tom LaMarre The 1916-S Barber dime was the coin that never should have been. The San Francisco Mint turned out nearly 1 million dimes in 1915. It looked as if there would be enough dimes to supply the demand … Continue reading

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Trompe l’oeil art on display

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. In November, my wife and I took a little trip into northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. In Arkansas, we went to Bentonville to visit the Crystal Bridges Museum, which one of my wife’s friends had recommended. … Continue reading

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‘Coin Finds’ remains popular

We recently asked you, our readers, to share your best numismatic finds with us. Based on the long-running “Coin Finds” column in Coins magazine, which will continue to appear in print, this online version will give additional exposure to the … Continue reading

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