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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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Put 1914-D cent in its rightful place

It seems like the 1914-D is a very different coin to place correctly in its right place as an important Lincoln cent. Continue reading

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Surcharges add up to one big gift

Half a billion dollars is a lot of money. Wouldn’t you agree? 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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Fast or slow, baseball coin way to go?

Word from the Whitman show in Baltimore is dealers were paying people $300 to wait in line at the U.S. Mint booth March 27 to purchase the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemoratives. Continue reading

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Mint Stats: 5-ounce ATB sales make good start

Followers of silver bullion coins will note that the Mint has sold 4,330,000 American Eagles in March, a figure that beats the February total of 3,750,000. Continue reading

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Native American series adds two

Designs for the reverses of 2015 and 2016 Native American $1 coins were endorsed when the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met March 10. Continue reading

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