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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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I was looking at the U.S. Mint product schedule yesterday. I see that the 2013 uncirculated coin set goes on sale on the U.S. Mint website on June 4. I was delighted to see this because the set’s temporary disappearance … Continue reading
I saw a news item yesterday that reported the European Commission was examining the possibility of abolishing the 1 euro cent and 2 euro cent coins. It is a perfect echo of the American dilemma over what to do with … Continue reading
It has long been said, “Better safe than sorry.” The Mint has practiced that axiom in spades where its National Baseball Hall of Fame coin design competition is concerned. When the adult entry deadline passed May 11, the total number … Continue reading
Everybody has strange days at work. Yesterday just kept on happening in that vein for me all day long. The blog I wrote as the day began will not win any Pulitzer Prizes. This one won’t either. As you might … Continue reading
Today is a Monday – only more so for me. My computer acted up first thing this morning, so I am running behind. I checked the price of gold on the Kitco website and at $1,433 a troy ounce, it … Continue reading
Collectors seem to love the new two-coin West Point silver American Eagle set that went on sale at noon Eastern time yesterday at the Mint’s website and telephone operation. In less than two and a half hours, orders for 88,000 … Continue reading
Today is a big day for fans of the silver American Eagle series. The two-coin West Point set goes on sale at noon Eastern time today for $139.95. Will the set appeal to collectors to the same degree previous silver … Continue reading
In recent days Great Britain marked the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the one-pound coin that replaced its one-pound bank note. At the same time, I guess the United States has marked decades of talking about a dollar coin. … Continue reading
Do you know your own mind? I’d like to think I do, but being subjected to the full-force of high pressure sales tactics I wonder. I telephoned to order a consumer product I saw and thought might be useful. I … Continue reading