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Eagle and Buffalo gold coins fight for sales

22-karat American Eagle gold puts up fight in first week of new 24-karat American Buffalo sales. Continue reading

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York County commemorative questionable

Maine is a lovely state with a reputation of good, honest people, but in the wild and crazy world of commemorative half dollars in 1936, usually admirable traits could work against success. That may explain what happened with the York County, Maine, Tercentenary half dollar. Continue reading

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Denver state quarter doubling found

Since the last installment of this series on the 2005 Minnesota quarters with doubled die reverse varieties, (in the Aug. 22 issue of Numismatic News), four related varieties have been found on the Philadelphia issue Continue reading

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Moy directs U.S. Mint

With his wife by his side, and his parents and daughter watching, Edmund C. Moy took the oath of office Sept. 5 to become the 38th director of the U.S. Mint. Continue reading

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More Minnesota quarter doubling found

For the first time since I started this series, new reports of doubled-die reverse or Continue reading

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Ford medals garner $3.3 million in Stack’s sale

“When you realize there were only 189 lots in the whole sale and that each of them was a medal, then the real significance of the realization begins to sink in,” said firm co-chairman Harvey G. Stack. Continue reading

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1894-S Morgan dollar availability a mystery

The 1894-S Morgan dollar is usually a nice coin and makes you wish there were more of them. Continue reading

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What kind of ANA does the members want?

Let me ask the American Numismatic Association a question. Where are we going? I don Continue reading

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Options for blind investigated

Braille, clipped corners, different sizes. These options are are among those investigated as possibilities for the redesign of U.S. bank notes to accommodate the visually impaired. Continue reading

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Jamestown coins launched

Commemorative coins honoring the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia were made available for the first time at a public ceremony on Jan. 11 at the Jamestown Settlement. Continue reading

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