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Letters to the Editor (September 4, 2018)

Failed to mention 1973 Ikes not struck for circulation I consider Robert W. Julian to be among the top two numismatic historians and researchers alive today, the other being Q. David Bowers. So imagine my surprise when, in his interesting … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (August 28, 2018)

Speculator returns shouldn’t be allowed Just read your article about people returning the 50th Anniversary Reverse Proof sets to the Mint because they were not a sellout. This really gets me mad. These people are not collectors. They are not … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (August 14, 2018)

No trouble ordering 2018 reverse proof silver set I just ordered one of the reverse proof sets from the U.S. Mint. I waited until they were on sale for a couple of hours to avoid the initial rush. I had … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (August 7, 2018)

Can 2018 reverse proof silver set sell out? Well, the U.S. Mint took my advice that I wrote to you about last year. In 2017, the Mint issued an enhanced uncirculated clad set, which as I wrote to you at … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (July 17, 2018)

Stick with real coin dealers when buying coins On the subject of counterfeit, Chinese-made Morgan dollars online, a reader asked why someone would bother to counterfeit a $30 coin. They would do this because the profit margin, expressed as a … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (July 10, 2018)

Veteran reports disappointing experience with U.S. Mint I was not surprised to read in the June 12, 2018, copy of NN that the number of military medals decreased. I was surprised that the number was so high. Here is what … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (July 3, 2018)

Still thinking up theme songs for numismatics Should numismatics have a theme song? I’d like to nominate “When the CENTS come marching in.” Name withheld Lombard, Ill.   Nobel Prize medal research will lead to exhibit I very much enjoyed … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (June 26, 2018)

Don’t overlook the silver coins in Jefferson set Anyone who tells you that there is no coin set you can complete from beginning to end has not tried to complete the Jefferson nickel set. The set that started in 1938 … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (June 12, 2018)

Readers spot first 2018 coins in change May 10 was the very first time I noticed 2018 Lincoln cent coins in my change. David Mediate New Castle, Pa.   I got a 2018 cent in change last week. Anthony Meister … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (June 5, 2018)

Phase out low-value coins and introduce higher values David Harper’s May 15, 2018, “End of Coins?” editorial was spot on. Inflation and electronic payments have chipped away on the public’s acceptance of coins. Absent an overhaul of circulating coinage, it’s … Continue reading

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