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First 1928 silver dollars in cornerstones

The story of 1928 silver dollars being produced only for cornerstones in buildings was started because there was a time when the Treasury released them just for that purpose. Continue reading

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Silver three-cent piece outlasted its viability

If you want to collect something different, the silver three-cent piece might just be a great choice for you. Offering history and good values, the smallest silver coin in the history of the United States makes for a great deal of fun as a collection. Continue reading

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Austrian Mint Master honored

President and Master of the Austrian Mint Dietmar Spranz was given a Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassador Award Aug. 8. Continue reading

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Buy when clad dimes are out of hobby favor

If you are looking for low prices and high growth potentials, the time to enter a market is when it is slow and sleepy. In recent years, that area that best qualifies might just be dimes, especially the clad dimes produced since 1965. Continue reading

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Zinc 1982 cent host to new doubled die

Reports of new doubled dies in Lincoln cents happen frequently, but very seldom does it occur that a major doubled die sees its first discovery and publication a quarter century after it was minted. Continue reading

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Mint halts sales of gold proof Buffaloes and “W” uncirculated platinum American Eagles

?No sale? is once again being rung up on the U.S. Mint?s cash register as proof 2007 Buffalo gold one-ounce coins became unavailable Oct. 9. Platinum ?W? uncirculated American Eagle coins followed Oct. 10 as did bulk sales of platinum … Continue reading

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Roll find may hit $100,000

Error-variety columnist and coin dealer Ken Potter of Michigan reports what may be a $100,000 find of a 1969-S doubled-die obverse #1 Lincoln cent. Continue reading

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Early mint worked to get large cent right

There are probably no more historic and interesting coins of the United States than the first large cents. Continue reading

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No sellout yet for Dolley Madison

After two weeks of being on the market, there is still no sellout for the Dolley Madison First Spouse gold coins that went on sale Nov. 19. Continue reading

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Half of platinum sets sell in first few days

Roughly half of the 10th anniversary platinum American Eagle two-coin set sold in the first couple of days they were available. Continue reading

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