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Have rolls of 2010 Union Shield cents finally gone off sale? They were not listed in this week’s Mint sales report. The Mint website says they are sold out. I will put an asterisk next to the 187,459 sales number. After being available for over three years, it is a pretty safe bet that anyone who wanted a roll was able to purchase one Continue reading
The 2013 Fort McHenry quarters three-coin set gave the other America the Beautiful coin sets a run for their money in its first week of sales tallying 9,398. Continue reading
Coin collectors were blamed for the circulating coin shortage of the 1960s. What was the real cause? Continue reading
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
Gold American Eagle bullion coin sales were still dragging along for this week’s numbers, but news of the Federal Reserve’s decision not to curtail its $85 billion a month of bond buying caused a spurt higher for gold’s price. Continue reading
If I encounter what appears to be a proof in circulation, how can I tell if it is a proof or a prooflike coin? Continue reading
I have just returned from the ANA convention in Rosemont, Ill., back into the halls of state government, where I work for a politically moderate and highly respected minority party committee chairman. We call them minority chairmen, in Washington they call the equivalent people ranking members. Continue reading
Are generic images of baseball themes on coins missing a bet? I had an email from a collector who wrote me that most people cheer for specific teams. Having an image that is not associated with any specific franchise to him therefore is less compelling. Continue reading
More asterisks were added to various dollar coin sales options. Sellouts of these base metal coins don’t elicit the same excitement as sellouts of silver Eagles, but they are noteworthy just the same. Continue reading