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Gee, I know just how Teddy Roosevelt felt

There is nothing like reliving history. Coin collectors can do it all the time. Sometimes the whole country can do it. Right now we can do it together. Continue reading

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$1 million gold in Teletrade sale

An online Teletrade Premier Plus auction Aug. 16 will give collectors a market price for the first time for a 100-kilo (3,215 troy ounce) Canadian gold coin with a $1 million face value. Continue reading

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Philly 1893 Morgan situation could be worse

There are no even close-to-available 1893 Morgan dollars, and that includes the Philadelphia 1893. Continue reading

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Cipoletti Leave Responses

From the Aug. 16 Numismatic News E-Newsletter:

The new American Numismatic Association board put executive director Christopher Cipoletti on paid administrative leave. Do you agree with the decision?
Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. Continue reading

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‘O’ Mint ready to reopen

Good news from the South is that on Oct. 19 the old New Orleans Mint will reopen its doors. Continue reading

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Medallic artists gather at 30th FIDEM congress

The 30th Congress of the International Federation of Medallic Art (FIDEM) was held Sept. 19-22 at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. The congress featured four days of illustrated talks and hands-on demonstrations. Continue reading

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ANA Board Fires Cipoletti

The American Numismatic Association board of governors fired executive director Christopher Cipoletti effective 5 p.m. Mountain Time Oct. 16. Continue reading

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Mint receives power to police ads

The power to levy fines of up to $25,000 has been granted to the U.S. Mint by a new Treasury Department regulation. Continue reading

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Utah collectors share opinions

Collectors in Utah want to see the state quarter series replaced by an entirely new design in 2009 rather than revert to the pre-1999 George Washington and eagle design for obverse and reverse. Continue reading

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