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Put 1914-D cent in its rightful place

It seems like the 1914-D is a very different coin to place correctly in its right place as an important Lincoln cent. Continue reading

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Low-mintage 1889-S not really scarce

Probably the best thing about Morgan dollars is that they are all different and you really can make no assumptions based on their mintages as to whether one is available or not. Continue reading

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Peace dollar offers low-cost beauty

As silver dollars go, we probably spend less time thinking about the 1922 Peace dollar than we do any other date produced after 1878. Continue reading

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1864-S quarter an unsung rare issue

Some awfully good coins receive almost no attention and that is the case with the 1864-S Seated Liberty quarter. Continue reading

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Can ’01-S actually be star Barber dime?

It’s not an 1894-S dime, but then there are not many coins of any denomination or type in that league. Continue reading

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Can clad 1973-D Ike be called scarce?

What a difference a few decades can make. Continue reading

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Frenzy surrounded 1964 half release

The 1964 half dollar along with the 1964-D might well have had the most spectacular first day release in the history of the United States. Continue reading

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Which is better cent, 1918-D or 1918-S?

There are assorted sleepers in virtually every denomination. If there is one exception to that rule it would seem likely to be the Lincoln cent. Continue reading

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1924 Peace priced like a common issue

At least in top grade, the 1924 Peace silver dollar is a bit of a surprise and a definite departure from the general trend. Continue reading

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Is 1868 Indian cent better than its stats?

Sometimes there is no reason to say a coin will do better other than on the basis of a gut feeling. Continue reading

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