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Today is Veterans Day. We remember and honor all who have served our country in the nation’s military. In numismatics, veterans have been integral in its development both while they were on active service and then following their return to … Continue reading
What is gold? Coin collectors likely consider that question a stupid one. Whether it’s the precious metal itself or the coins made from it, there is a great familiarity with it. However, with the precious metal sliding under $1,300 again … Continue reading
Collectors and investors will have to wait a bit longer in the new year for the first 2014-dated silver American Eagle bullion coins compared to the 2013 schedule. Orders for the new coins will be accepted by the U.S. Mint … Continue reading
Many coin collectors and dealers are amazingly generous with their time and their money. I have seen evidence of this again and again throughout my time in numismatics. Whether they are volunteers at a local show helping Boy Scouts earn … Continue reading
It is a wonder to consider how large the top numismatic auction firms have grown and into what other fields they have expanded. Yesterday, I received a press release about Heritage Auctions’ inaugural Domain Name & Intellectual Property Signature® Auction. … Continue reading
Since I earn my living by writing, it is natural that readers want to know what I think about certain topics. However, there are some questions that just don’t have a single simple answer. In my email over the weekend … Continue reading
If I ever want to prove how far numismatics has advanced in the last half century, one way to do would be to set two Red Books side by the side. The first would be the 1965 edition that I … Continue reading
I had a handwritten letter from a collector yesterday asking whether the country could use new $3 and $10 coins. My initial reaction is that collectors still can dream, can’t they? However, if coins are to survive as useful items … Continue reading
I have been told for years that you have to repeat something three times in order for people to remember it. That seems to go for news that is printed as well. Every so often Numismatic News will publish a … Continue reading