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Send show contact info to us

Numismatic News publisher Bill Bright asks clubs and show promoters to send their current contact information to him. Continue reading

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Two rarities bought by unnamed buyer

A $5 million price has been paid for one of four known proof 1804 $10 gold pieces, announced Albanese Rare Coins, Inc., of Albion N.Y. Continue reading

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Collectors can purchase new Dalai Lama medal

Three-inch bronze versions of the congressional gold medal given to the Dalai Lama Oct. 17 in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. may be ordered by collectors. Continue reading

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Collectors’ care makes 1877 key available

There is little doubt that the 1877 copper-nickel three-cent piece is the key to the copper-nickel three-cent piece set. Interestingly enough, the 1877 is not that well-known and not that expensive. Continue reading

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Details matter, but consider entire surface

When authenticating a coin, its best to consider the coin as a whole at first, without magnification, letting your eye take in a complete impression of its over all appearance. This technique is even more important for graders. Continue reading

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ANA offers courses

The American Numismatic Association School of Numismatics will offer courses March 7-9 before and during the Phoenix National Money Show. Continue reading

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Coin designers choose how initials appear

Is there any requirement affecting the designer Continue reading

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World Money Fair draws diverse group

The World Money Fair in Berlin is a numismatic event unlike anything ever seen in the United States. Continue reading

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SilverTowne to hold MSNS auctions

Coin and precious metals dealer SilverTowne will conduct auctions at Michigan State Numismatic Society Continue reading

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How many truly collect First Spouse coins?

How large is the permanent collector base for the First Spouse gold coins? We seem to be getting a good look at it with the current numbers for the Elizabeth Monroe coins. Continue reading

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