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Letters to the Editor (Mar. 6, 2018)

Many thanks to all who helped at Ocala show The Ocala Coin club – www.ocalacoinclub.com – held its 35th Annual Coin Show Feb. 1-3, at the Motel 6 Conference Center in Ocala, Fla. We want to thank the Ocala Coin Club … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Feb. 27, 2018)

Coins, bank notes still have place in today’s society I received my latest issue of Numismatic News and went to the Letters section immediately. Patrick Clark bemoans that there are people who want to get rid of coins and currencies … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Feb. 13, 2018)

Don’t forget there was an Assay medal in 1977 In the Jan.23 issue of Numismatic News, the article on Assay Commission has a picture noting “The last Assay Commission medal was struck in 1976.” That is incorrect, attached are pics … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Feb. 6, 2018)

Copper 1943 cents make headlines, but hard to find I was sorting through some of my older pennies/cents, and I happened to look at a 1943 penny/cent, and it appears to be be copper, at least copper coated. Upon looking … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Jan. 23, 2018)

Blaming show-goers won’t solve hotel problem The Viewpoint on where attendees choose to stay at various conventions misses the point that many attendees, i.e., the customers, are choosing other hotels because they consider the rooms selected by the show organizers … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Jan. 2, 2018)

Pricing for Jefferson commem listed incorrectly Could you forward the below to correct person department? The Jefferson (commemorative) coin set is priced at $816 on Page 69 in the Nov. 7 issue. I thought I hit the lottery! Alfred Holz … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Dec. 19, 2017)

Membership decline means end for San Francisco club It is with heavy heart and sad sorrow to report to the greater hobby and organized numismatics that the San Francisco (California) Coin Club has ceased. Burdened with a steadily declining membership … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (December 5, 2017)

Coins’ metal reason for selective confiscation Just to give it (maybe) some closure, I would like to (maybe) answer Bob Olekson’s question, “Why haven’t the 1913 Liberty Head nickels been confiscated (like the 1933 Double Eagles were)?” (Nov. 7). I … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Nov. 28, 2017)

How can you help ignite spark for next generation? Grade school teachers are always looking for community leaders to visit their classes in order to stimulate childhood interests. I have made presentations about coin collecting to third and fourth grade … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Nov. 14, 2017)

Silver Eagle set ‘rarities: Challenge or aggravation? Since 1996, I have, with some difficulty, accumulated a complete collection of proof silver Eagles. The primary “difficulty” was the 2011 Anniversary set that was sold out to dealers before collectors even had … Continue reading

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