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Author Archives: Dave Harper
News last week that the U.S. Mint is offering a free tote bag to customers who spend over $75 on its products has elicited some rude comments online. The best of these has roots in all collectors’ worries about security. … Continue reading
I call this my numismatic vandalism endorsement. Over the years I have noticed that too many collectors have entered the hobby with such a deep respect for packaging that they have rarely, or never, actually held many coins in their … Continue reading
I suppose it is difficult for the Mint to produce the cupped-shaped coins for the National Baseball Hall of Fame that are promised for this year. Continue reading
I had a telephone voicemail message this morning. Naturally, the caller had a question. I immediately thought of a movie comedy where a slick con man is caught in the act and he asks the discoverer, “Who are you going … Continue reading
Sometimes I would rather think about warm tropical beaches than any numismatic topic. Sure, numismatics is a great escape. I know that. It was my hobby long before it became my profession. Even I am amazed how fresh and interesting … Continue reading
Coins recalling the events of World War I will be struck and sold this year by many mints of the world. On June 28 we will mark the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo. … Continue reading
When the 1974-D aluminum cent goes up for bids at a Heritage auction at the end of April at the Central States Numismatic Society Convention, would you be willing to spend $250,000 to buy it? That is an early estimate … Continue reading
I received a 1967 dime in change while on weekend shopping errands. The 47-year old coin got me thinking about how long I have been using clad coins. Like all of us who were around at the beginning of this … Continue reading
Strike a gold 2014 John F. Kennedy half dollar for his presidential library. Strike one for the Smithsonian Institution, but don’t strike any for collectors. Continue reading