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- Letters to the Editor (4/7/2015) Coins cleaned, but carefullyI have cleaned coins, but generally avoid doing so. I once put together a 20th century type set and birth year set for my daughter, and I cleaned some of the coins just for presentation purposes. They were all common date c...
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A sleeper is a coin that is perceived as undervalued by some collectors. It is not a case where it is being ignored deliberately, but a simple fact that it might not be appreciated for being the scarce and interesting coin that it is. Continue reading
Sometimes you get a feeling that a coin should be much better than its current price would suggest. Continue reading
There are any number of really tough gold coins. In some cases they command extremely high prices while in others the prices may be high but certainly reasonable when you realize what you are getting. Continue reading
If you asked enough people you might find someone who would know what the lowest mintage business strike 2-cent piece was. Continue reading
It is actually fairly easy to overlook half dimes. The half dime has not been in production since 1873 and no one alive today has ever seen one in regular use. Continue reading
It’s interesting that the Texas Independence Centennial half dollar was approved just prior to the real flood of commemoratives. In 1934 having a Texas half dollar probably seemed like a modest proposal not unlike a number of other states that … Continue reading
In its day, the 1950-D nickel simply eclipsed every other coin of the period and that included another pretty good 1950 nickel that was produced in Philadelphia the same year. Continue reading
The 1815 Bust half dollar is actually an 1815/2, but either way you look at it, the 1815 is the key date of its type. That is no small order as the type was made from 1807 through 1835. Continue reading
The 1840-O Seated Liberty quarter is not just the first quarter produced at the recently opened New Orleans facility. It was also the first quarter of the United States ever to be produced outside of the main facility in Philadelphia. Continue reading