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First major die crack on proof Jefferson $1

A Spiked Head die crack on a proof 2007-S Thomas Jefferson Presidential dollar has been reported by a San Francisco Bay area collector. Continue reading

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1892 coins bear five- and six-pointed stars

Why did we switch from six-pointed to five-pointed stars on some of our coins in 1892? Continue reading

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Search starts for ANA head

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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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