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Viewpoint: 50th anniversary Kennedy bad idea

In my opinion a 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half dollar commemorative issue would be meaningless. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Lincoln experience changes mind

Many readers may remember my remarks in this column regarding the discontinuance of the penny in America’s coinage. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Quit minting products for the rich

I have just about given up on trying to keep up with purchasing all the high priced Mint products, especially since they are no longer coinage in the sense of being a circulating means of exchange. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Appears sellers weren’t rogue dealers

I feel compelled to reply to L.A. Saryan’s article “Rogue dealers need to clean up act” in the Feb. 18 issue of Numismatic News. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Rogue dealers need to clean up act

The point of this essay is to encourage coin dealers to treat their customers with courtesy and consideration, and to not let personal biases or frustrations intrude when engaging in numismatic transactions. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: FUN filled with buying, selling, viewing

This was my 5th attendance at the FUN Coin Show in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Collect something new in 2014

The article by Ginger Rapsus in the Jan. 7 issue of Numismatic News really grabbed my attention. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Supply, demand set coin prices

In answer to your blog question: Why would anyone buy a clad proof set? This is such a great question and is in fact my conundrum as well.
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When you wish upon a gold Stella

Most people wish upon a star, but what do numismatists wish upon? They wish upon a “Stella,” what else!? Or maybe the majority wish they had a Stella.
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NN Charges into Digital Age in 2014

Ever since Numismatic News was born more than 60 years ago in a small town in rural Wisconsin, Krause Publications has been at the leading edge of hobby publishing. Continue reading

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