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Hoarding ends after seven years

I just severed one of my ties to the past. In this case, the past I am writing about is the recent past when the U.S. Treasury issued new regulations in December 2006 that made it illegal to melt cents and nickels.
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How are my annual forecasts going?

Clifford Mishler asked me at lunch this week how my annual forecasts for 2013 were panning out. Continue reading

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Knowledge often disguised as cost

There are a lot of modern proof sets that are selling very cheaply. Continue reading

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ICTA builds team to fight for all of us

A letter arrived on my desk yesterday with some news in it. Continue reading

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Can’t collectors get anything right?

The trouble with collectors is most of us do not behave as we are supposed to. Continue reading

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Anniversary combines with coins

What were you doing when you heard the news of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963? Continue reading

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ANA board webcast a good first step

The American Numismatic Association is to be commended for its first webcast of its board of governors meeting Oct. 22. Continue reading

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Real collectors created line by line

I had a telephone call today from someone who purchased the 2014 Coin Digest book. He did not tell me if he had been a collector long. Continue reading

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Takes more than a call to be dealer

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, the old saying goes, and that appears to be true in this economy. Continue reading

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Who can be called Lincoln collector?

Have you ever watched one of television’s many confession shows? Human weakness seems to get very high ratings. What would the coin collector version of such a show entail? Continue reading

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