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Olympic commemoratives had surcharge

The 1983 and 1984 Olympic commemorative, such as this $10 gold piece, carried a surcharge that went to the local and national Olympic committees. Continue reading

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Jefferson spouse coins sent early

Delivery of Thomas Jefferson gold First Spouse coins got started a little earlier than expected. Continue reading

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‘Just plain Chet’ started it all

Who is the most intriguing person in numismatics? Well, it would be hard to find anyone more worthy than Chester L. Krause. Continue reading

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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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