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- This Week's Letters (05/28/13) Our great U.S. Mint has done it again. When I received my three proof sets from the mint I noticed that on the side cover it had 2012 proof set printed. It did have the correct 2013 on the face of the box. Does the Mint have any kind of quality control?
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Morgan and Peace dollar collectors who want a new challenge can go back to the earlier silver dollar series – the Seated Liberty dollar. Continue reading
For the sixth time in 16 years, the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors fired an executive director. Although the press release said that Jeff Shevlin’s contract would not be renewed, a call to the ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs revealed that Jeff had not been in the office for over two weeks at the board’s request. Continue reading
It is actually fairly easy to overlook half dimes. The half dime has not been in production since 1873 and no one alive today has ever seen one in regular use. Continue reading
The idea of making U.S. coinage out of steel has surfaced again in the form of legislation introduced April 24 in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Steve Stivers of the 15th district of Ohio. Continue reading
The Congressional gold medal was presented to Professor Muhammad Yunus April 17 during a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Continue reading
Wasn’t April something? Buyers took up 43 percent of all one-ounce gold American Eagle bullion coins sold in 2013 just in that single month. Continue reading
I’ve just returned home from one of the most disappointing events I have ever attended. My wife, my son and his wife, and our two grandchildren traveled to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, for the official launch ceremony of the America the Beautiful Quarter Program. Continue reading
Is there a legal definition of the fineness of bullion? Continue reading
A donation of materials from the collection of Vladimir and Elvira Clain-Stefanelli was made to the American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, Colo., by Dwight N. Manley, a numismatist and California real estate developer. The ANA announced the donation in … Continue reading