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Letters to the Editor (May 8, 2018)

Breast Cancer Awareness gold $5s have nice color I bought both uncirculated and proof pink $5 coins. I bought both of them because I am a collector. I did not get them to support the cause and I did not … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (May 1, 2018)

Letter spurs thoughts as well as questions Reading the letters to editor online today. Someone from Sherman, Texas, wrote about buying copper rounds. What are they? There’s a National Coin Week event at the Brockton, Mass., Library each year in … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Apr. 17, 2017)

Mint needs years to win back its customers Declining sales at the U.S. Mint are the result of a combination of factors. If a survey were taken, the Mint might be surprised by the number of collectors who will no … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Apr. 3, 2018)

First Philadelphia cent shows up at a restaurant I received my first 2018 cents in change at a restaurant in Concord, N.C. on Feb. 26. Bill Watts Concord, N.H.   Counterfeit Morgan dollar shows widespread problem As a long-timer subscriber … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Mar. 20, 2018)

Silver halves in rolls still out there for finding Just want to let your readers know that silver can still be found in half dollar rolls if you can find them. I ask at my bank every time I’m there, … Continue reading

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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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