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Gold takes a beating

Of course, if you want to own gold, you don’t want gold-filled or gold-plated. Continue reading

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Failure to purchase

In recent columns, I’ve been telling you about some of my major regrets in nearly 60 years of coin collecting. Continue reading

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Gold pieces star in Hollywood movie

When the Central States Numismatic Society celebrates its 75th Anniversary April 23-26 at its convention in Schaumburg, Ill., (open to the general public beginning April 24), attendees will have the opportunity to be among the first in the nation to view the movie “Alongside Night.” Continue reading

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Gold premiums rise while bullion declines

The IMF will provide $18 billion to Ukraine and an additional amount from other sources brings the total up to $28 billion over two years. Continue reading

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Treasurer marks $100 sheet as No. 1

It is always very nice when the U.S. treasurer is at one of the American Numismatic Association conventions that we attend. Continue reading

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Coins mark start of WWI

Since late last year the first coins marking the centenary have begun to appear. Continue reading

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Solid number note tops auction

A 1953 $2 Legal Tender note with solid serial numbers, A11111111A, in PMG 64 EPQ Choice Uncirculated took top honors, bringing $28,000 in Lyn Knight Currency Auctions sale, March 6-8. Continue reading

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Small show yields find

For years I have been seeking out a larger size coin with Double Collar Cuds. And I finally found it at the Suburban Detroit Area Coin Show.
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Mint posts last-minute limits

Order limits were placed on National Baseball Hall of Fame commemoratives the day before their March 27 release. Continue reading

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CFA makes its choices

The Commission of Fine Arts faced a daunting task. Review nearly 150 designs to make recommendations for new coins in six series. Continue reading

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