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Marine dollar captures COTY Award

The 2007 Coin of the Year Award was captured by the United States Marine Corps 230th anniversary silver dollar dated 2005. Continue reading

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Quarter leads Heritage auction

An 1827/3 Capped Bust quarter restrike that sold for $126,500 is the top lot in Heritage Auction Galleries Continue reading

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Clad proof set leads this week

Leading advances this week was the 14-coin 2007 clad proof set, up 86,696 sets or about 17 percent. Continue reading

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New Orleans stopped short on Barber dimes

When people think of Barber dimes, they think of the famous 1894-S. If one does not come up for sale, then the odds are pretty good that there might be nothing printed about Barber dimes for the year as no other dates get any attention. Continue reading

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Retirement question spurs reader thought

Our weekly online poll has been a pleasing addition to Numismatic News. It encourages participation by readers in real time and it sometimes coaxes out some interesting points of view. Continue reading

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Gold Buffalo proofs lag uncs. so far in 2007

I notice that the 2007 uncirculated version presently has a higher mintage than the proof. Continue reading

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ANA nixes Washington museum

Plans for a museum in Washington, D.C., and the fund-raising effort that went with it have been abandoned by the American Numismatic Association board of governors. Continue reading

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Historic demand would boost Barber half

If you want to find the better Barber half dollars, do not get hung up with mintages. Continue reading

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Which one of me would you like to read?

I am a fan of the old Continue reading

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Heavy saving affects 1938-S nickel price

There is simply no doubt that the 1938-S Jefferson nickel should be a much better coin than its current $8.50 price in MS-65 suggests. Even the MS-65 with full steps at $165 is inexpensive. Continue reading

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