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Mint gets cent breather in battle with metals

Since the Treasury imposed a ban on melting or exporting cents and nickels Dec. 14, the hobby has been looking for the other shoe to drop: the announcement of new compositions for both coins. Continue reading

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NumisMaster offers free money

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Dealers call Baltimore show a success

?This was the best show I have ever had,? Al Johnbrier of Johnbrier Coins said of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention held March 22-25. ?I have only missed one Baltimore show in 35 years. The collectors were out in … Continue reading

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Early U.S. issues top Stack’s Baltimore sale

An 1808 quarter eagle in Stack Continue reading

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Price of MS-65 1925-S dollar ranks second

Today the 1925-S is the second most expensive Peace dollar in MS-65. The most expensive is the 1928-S. Continue reading

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Coins commemorate 1926 Sesquicentennial

Along with the half dollar, the 1926 $2.50 gold Sesquicentennial, or Philadelphia Sesquicentennial, was issued to commemorate the United States Continue reading

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First Spouse coins sell out on first day

The first two First Spouse gold coins honoring Martha Washington and Abigail Adams sold out June 19, the first day they were offered to collectors. Continue reading

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Cuhaj attends Arkansas meeting

The Central Arkansas Coin Club held a special meeting on June 7 to hear a presentation by George Cuhaj, Krause coin and paper money market analyst and editor of the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Continue reading

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Krause puts 1,200 notes in ANA exhibit

Wisconsin paper money from Chet Krause Continue reading

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Door opens to sweeping coin alloy changes

The nature of U.S. circulating coinage changed dramatically with the Coinage Act of 1965. The coin collecting hobby changed dramatically along with it. Continue reading

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