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Viewpoint: Mishler gets it wrong in response

By Ronald Brown I was not going to reply to Clifford Mishler’s comments about me or my letter to the editor, but misstatements/misquotes must be corrected for accuracy to be heard. Let the record state, I have no reason to … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Tame ‘bullion bulls’ in hobby journalism

By V. Kurt Bellman After mowing my lawn on April 30, I sat down with a beverage and started going through emails on my portable device. This can absorb an awful lot of time some weeks. I only ever read … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Kid-centered Coin Week display a success

By Bernie Malis Wow! That’s the closest word in my vocabulary that can fully describe the generosity of our Bay Cities Coin Club members in supplying coins and tokens for our National Coin Week’s display at our local library. Some … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: PNG members bring expertise to ANA

By Clifford Mishler I would like to register some constructive words, along with a few that are critical, in rebuttal of Ronald Brown’s “Blurring of lines between ANA, PNG raises concerns” assertions in his “Letters” submission published in the April … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Support organizations fighting for you

Editor’s Note: The following was taken by permission from the Spring 2017 issue of The Centinel, the quarterly publication of the Central States Numismatic Society. By Kevin Foley Probably everyone who has been past the fourth grade has heard of … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Make a deal to get cheaper bullion

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published as a news story on www.NumismaticNews.net and also ran in the March 24 e-newsletter. By Patrick A. Heller I recently discussed how the sales of bullion-priced precious metals coins and bars have been … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: 1945-P FSB Mercury dime undervalued

By Sam Lukes If one compares a Mint State 1916-D Liberty Head dime with Full Split Bands (FSB) to a Mint State 1945-P with FSB, then, yes, the 1916-D, as one of your readers suggested, “is an overvalued coin.” Although … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Exhibits serve as entrée into hobby

By Dr. Patrick Curran Most coin clubs, be they large or small, have received tax exempt status because of their educational purpose or efforts. This aim may be achieved in many ways, but one of the most popular is by … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Questions posed to ANA candidates

By Robert Matitia At the American Numismatic Association’s candidate forum March 10 at the National Money Show in Orlando, Fla., I would direct the following questions. To Mike Ellis, I would ask: What is your beef with PNG? It seems … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Enjoy numismatics for what it is: a hobby

By Richard Giedroyc Former Krause Publications President and past American Numismatic Association President Clifford Mishler published an outstanding article in the Jan. 24 issue of Numismatic News addressing if collecting is an investment or speculation. Within the article Mishler says, … Continue reading

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