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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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Letters to the Editor (Nov. 7, 2017)

Where are billions of coins Mint reports it produces? Just read your article, “August Mint production down” in the Oct. issue. You state the average monthly U.S. Mint production still stands at over 1.2 billion coins. Where are all these … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Oct. 31, 2017)

Is proof set’s cost greater than sum of its parts? Just thought I’d ask. Apparently the 2017 set with the “S” Eagle didn’t sell out yesterday because I received an email that looks like today at 1 p.m. saying household … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Oct. 17, 2017)

Mercanti schooled on signature by retired teacher Your experience with the “cursive collector” brought to mind a rather humorous encounter at our PAN 2016 Fall Coin Show and Convention. John Mercanti attended our show as he has periodically done in … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Oct. 3, 2017)

Good palladium buying opportunities hard to find When the U.S. starts minting its palladium Eagle, it will be in good company with the Canadian Maple Leaf, Chinese Panda, Russian Ballerina, Bermudian Sea Venture, Cook Island (New Zealand) Meteorite, et al. … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Sept. 19, 2017)

Indian Head cent waiting in can for collector to find I have never written before about my coin finds. Usually it is just the occasional wheat penny. I have found a couple interesting coins in the change machines. I have … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Sept. 5, 2017)

Indiana readers reports first 2017-P cent find I finally found my first 2017-P penny today, Aug. 11. Ralph Klinker Monroeville, Ind.   ‘Moisture’ in anniversary set turns out not to be Nine of the 10 (enhanced uncirculated) sets I received … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Aug. 29, 2017)

Kiick receives warm welcome in Quebec This past July had Kimberly S. Kiick, the energized American Numismatic Association executive director, attending and sharing our world of money hobby with our northern neighbors at the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association Convention, outside … Continue reading

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