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- Letters to the Editor (09/30/14) Don’t buy the highest grade you can affordWe have all heard the advice “buy the highest grade you can afford”. In contrast, a recent collecting strategy has been to buy the lowest grade coin you can find. Although I currently subscribe to the fo...
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If you could earn $20,000 by waiting all night outside the convention center hosting the American Numismatic Association’s World Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill., you would probably do it. That’s the value of being first in line to buy … Continue reading
Welcome from overcast Rosemont, Ill., where I’m looking out my hotel room at 7:11 am. at the long line of people waiting to get into the convention center and obtain one of 500 coveted tickets that will allow them to buy … Continue reading
In mid-July, my column discussed the huge increase in short sales of silver commodity contracts on the COMEX during June and into early July. The net increase of 240 million ounces of paper silver owed to buyers of these contracts … Continue reading
An Original Series No. 1 $1 from the First National Bank of Hilsborough, N.H., with the Jeffries-Spinner signature combination sold for a hammer price of $70,000 in Lyn Knight Currency Auctions’ Memphis IPMS 2014 auction. The note, featured in a … Continue reading
By Richard Giedroyc There are some very imaginative non-circulating legal tender commemorative coins (NCLT) to be collected. There have been coins depicting the ill-fated ship Titanic issued in the name of a country bordering the Indian Ocean (The Titanic sank … Continue reading
When you consider how many different coins are issued worldwide it is amazing there aren’t more coin types that are identical in weight and diameter that could be used in vending machines in some other country. Although the British £2 … Continue reading
The U.S. Mint reduced from two coins to one the number of proof gold Kennedy half dollars that buyers could purchase at its booth at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Aug. 5-9. This limit reduction also applies … Continue reading
With Canada’s newest 10-ounce silver bullion bar design about to go on sale, collectors wonder if the bars themselves might have a value to them beyond their bullion content. “We are one of the largest sellers of Royal Canadian Mint … Continue reading
Final designs were released July 29 by the U.S. Mint for the reverses of the 2015 America the Beautiful quarters. This will be the sixth year of the 12-year ATB cycle featuring a total of 56 designs. Five designs are … Continue reading