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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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Letters to the Editor (May 2, 2017)

No chance for collectors to purchase set from Mint Well, well, well … surprise. The U.S. Mint blows another product release. Today the Mint released the 2017 Congratulations Set. It sold out in just a few minutes, all 75,000 units. … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (April 18, 2017)

FUN president appreciates convention remarks I want to thank John and Nancy Wilson for their overwhelmingly positive review of the 62nd annual Florida United Numismatists Convention held Jan. 5-8 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. I’m sure every FUN officer and board … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (April 4, 2017)

Drug store ad features 2017 cent without mintmark A few weeks ago Numismatic News asked its readers if they would be looking out for the new 2017-P cents, the first Philadelphia cent to have the “P” mintmark. I was thinking, … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (March 21, 2017)

Mint gets A+ on two Obama Presidential medals I recently received the two new Presidential medals from the Mint. They are both long overdue additions to my collection. I must admit that I was not a big fan of our … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (March 7, 2017)

Note’s serial number not, in fact, mismatched Had a call from Bob Campbell about a letter to the editor, which I have not seen, commenting about mismatched serial numbers on the note. Hate to break anyone’s bubble, but in checking … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (February 28, 2017)

How should collectors handle relocation? I have a few things, so please edit if needed, and I don’t mind. 1. I collect mostly old coins and notes, but some newer ones (silver Eagles and Kookaburra coins). I also buy the … Continue reading

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