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Letters to the Editor (Aug. 1, 2017)

No reason to continue cent production into future Sorry, Dave, I totally disagree with keeping the “P” mintmark on the cent in the near future. I say “near” future because I hope the Mint will come to its senses and … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (July 18, 2017)

Cent roll search yields plenty of interesting finds Last November my grandson and I started going through rolls of Lincoln cents obtained at our local savings and loan. We have probably looked through about 700 to 800 rolls of cents. … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (July 11, 2017)

Paper money show a success in new city The 41st Annual International Paper Money Show was held at the Sheraton Crown Center and Convention Center located in Kansas City, Mo., June 8-11. For the last 40 years this event has … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (July 4, 2017)

Bullowa leaves legacy of tenacity, customer service I knew Catherine Bullowa for more than half a century. Even in recent years, despite advanced age (97 at her death), she indefatigably continued to attend coin shows, her presence a testament to … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (June 27, 2017)

Rite Aid no-mintmark 2017 cent scandal imagined Wouldn’t this make for a wonderful plot to a mystery novel? The U.S. Mint sends a subpoena to Rite Aid telling them to produce the mintmark-less “model” penny they used for the cover … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (June 13, 2017)

Healthy bank note sales benefit to local club Can’t thank you enough for running the information on the Fremont bank note by the Fremont Coin Club. They have already sold 85 notes! Thank you for helping support local clubs. The … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (June 6, 2017)

Rounding misconceptions stand in way of progress The reader who stated that if we abolish the cent, postage prices would jump at least a dime at a time is in need of a math lesson. It’s faulty thinking like this … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (May 30, 2017)

Donation request yields two 2017-P coins in Idaho Here I am in Idaho. I never expected to see any 2017-P coins. A solicitation from Food for the Poor included one 2017-P penny and a 2017-P nickel, both of which I … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (May 16, 2017)

No luck cashing Travelers Cheques on vacation Karl Malden actually admonished people not to leave home without American Express Travelers Cheques. A few years ago, I took a few leftover Travelers Cheques on vacation with me and could not get … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (May 9, 2017)

P’ cents came to reader just as he learned of them Back in early March, while on my lunch break, I brought my copy of Numismatic News into the Westbury McDonald’s here on Long Island, N.Y., to read as I … Continue reading

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