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- Letters to the Editor (August 2, 2016) Marks’ statement on Liberty medal not official The front page story, “Silver medal marks Liberty’s return” (Numismatic News, July 12) reports that I “announced details of the 2016 American Liberty silver proof medal June 15.” That statement came as quite a surprise to me. Although I had the past honor to serve as the chairman of ...
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I have authored this column since 1965, when I became a professional writer dedicated to covering the numismatic field. At times, I even gaze into the future of the hobby and the world around us. Continue reading
With the first session of the 110th Congress now history, the second session opens Jan. 15 with business yet undone. From a purely numismatic standpoint, the first session was a success even if the major accomplishment is a single law. Continue reading
A rare New Orleans proof half dollar, a notable collection of large cents and a collection of high-grade U.S. type coins will be offered among 5,500 lots of coins, tokens and medals in Heritage Continue reading
What do you want to see as you look at a coin, and how closely do you need to examine it to find what you are seeking? Both these simple questions are connected in a basic way to the magnification and lighting you use. Continue reading
Longtime dealer Larry J. Shepherd was named the new executive director of the American Numismatic Association at a ribbon cutting ceremony March 7, opening the National Money Show in Phoenix, Ariz. Continue reading
The Mint seems to be having trouble with the Madison and Monroe First Day Cover numbers. The number of Madisons I was given this week dropped by 12,000. Continue reading
Those wanting something different to collect will find that one of the more interesting possibilities is the silver three-cent piece. Continue reading
Darke County Coin Club will hold its 42nd annual coin show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 11. Continue reading