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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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Viewpoint: Relegate cent to electronic realm

In a recent “Viewpoint” by Michael Reczkowski appearing in the Oct. 8 issue of Numismatic News, there is comment about compromise on the dollar and cent. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Circulating Lincoln cents analyzed

Throughout history, coins have been hoarded for various reasons. At times, some of these hoards have survived long enough to be studied and present a glimpse of what coins were in circulation at a given time. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Did grandfather take 1897 photograph?

It is funny how one thing can lead to another within the field of numismatics, outside numismatics or even both at the same time. Continue reading

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