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Phoenix show medals on sale

Host clubs for the March 7-9 Phoenix 2008 American Numismatic Association National Money Show have created a limited-edition commemorative medal set that is now on sale. Continue reading

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Cent designer gave Lincoln curls for depth

Victor David Brenner, designer of the Lincoln cent, gave wave to Abraham Lincoln Continue reading

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Attempt at alteration ruins perfectly good cent variety

I took some time to look through the micrographs in my diagnostic files for topics to write about this year. I found some truly interesting photos. Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Here we go again with Mint

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New Orleans Mint rises

The rebirth of New Orleans as a tourist destination means collectors who plan a visit should arrange to stop by the New Orleans Mint Museum. Continue reading

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No single e-mail can make you a

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Majority favors retaining cent

A majority of Americans still wish to see the cent retained as a circulating coin, according to a Harris Poll conducted by Harris Interactive released April 14. Continue reading

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Ponterio holds $1.4 million CICF sale

Ponterio & Associates conducted a 2,400-lot auction of world coins April 25-26 in conjunction with the Chicago International Coin Fair. Continue reading

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Designs submitted for review

Drawings of designs for the Washington, D.C., quarter as well as those for the five insular territories – Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands have been sent to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts in anticipation of its May 15 meeting and to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee for its May 20 meeting review. Continue reading

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Lead time makes it look like we know all

How can I know the news ahead of time? Someone asked me that in an e-mail when an unusually early delivery by the post office got the writer Continue reading

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