Author Archives: Debbie Bradley

Get the paper money CD before the book

If you’re like me, you appreciate the conveniences of technology. I can talk to my friends and family no matter where I am. I can even see my son, who is studying in Uruguay, thanks to Skype. (Honey, please shave … Continue reading

Posted in Common Cents | Tagged George Cuhaj, standard catalog of U.S. paper money, U.S. paper money, William Brandimore | Leave a comment

It’s all about knowing your coins

It’s Friday, so we’ll make the questions simple. Do you collect U.S. coins? Do you like reading about their history? Do you want to know what they’re worth? Do you like to put new cents into albums? Do you want … Continue reading

Posted in Common Cents | Tagged coin folder, price guide, u.s. coins | Leave a comment

Grandaddy of all price guides arrives

We walked into our monthly numismatics division business update meeting on Thursday and there it was, strategically placed on the front table. Continue reading

Posted in Common Cents | Leave a comment

Editor’s Pick: Buy the book before you buy the coin

I was about 7 years old when my Grandpa showed me an old tin of coins he had stashed under his workbench in the basement. It was filled with pennies. In a separate container were some fancier cents, at least … Continue reading

2014 U.S. Coin Digest 12th Edition
Posted in Common Cents | Tagged Indian cents, krause publications, U.S. Coin Digest | Leave a comment

Mint Stats: Brisk sales for White Mountain 5 oz

Investors and collectors are buying the White Mountain 5-ounce silver bullion and numismatic collector coins at rates far ahead of 2012 issued coins. Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Leave a comment

Error coins can bring big money

OK, admit it. That pocketful of change you have at the end of the day doesn’t go into the change jar until you’ve looked over each coin. And that’s a good thing, because there are lots of valuable coins floating … Continue reading

Posted in Common Cents | Tagged error coins, pocket change, u.s. coins | Leave a comment

Mint Stats: 2013 commemorative coins debut

The 2013 commemorative coins are ready to make their appearance. The 2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial silver dollar went on sale to the public Feb. 28. Expect to see the first sales figures here next week. Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Leave a comment

WINGS sets the bar for world coins

For Florida-based WINGS, it’s all about setting the bar for premium quality in graded world coins. Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

Mint Stats: New year brings product changes

Out with the old and in with the new. That’s what we’re seeing as the U.S. Mint takes many of its older products off sale as it makes way for 2013 varieties. Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Leave a comment

Mint Stats: Mint adds end-of-year products

Sales of 2012 proof gold Eagles reached almost 1,200 this past week. The U.S. Mint also recorded decent sales of the one-quarter ounce gold coin with 451 sold, and the one-tenth ounce coin sales totaled 354. Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Leave a comment