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Letters to the Editor (Jan. 26, 2016)

Are new hires cause of poor quality from Philly? Is there any correlation between the recent sloppiness of the Philly mint products and the new hires?  Maybe a learning curve? John Karpinski Address withheld Editor’s note: It is possible, but … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Nov. 10, 2015)

Kennedy, Eisenhower worth of C&C Sets Sorry to be nit-picky, but, the folks whose letters were published Sept. 22 (print edition) as e-letters did not understand the question as none of the four responses had anything to do with the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Nov. 3, 2015)

If Jackson goes, take FDR off of the dime All of the talk of taking Jackson off  the $20 bill seems like a good idea to many people based on Jackson’s treatment of the Cherokee Indians. While this is not … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Oct. 27, 2015)

Dryer gives up surprise silver dime I was doing my laundry, when I spotted a coin in a lint trap in a dryer. It was a silver dime, 1954-D! Ginger Rapsus Chicago, Ill. Does post office have stash of old … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Oct. 6, 2015)

Writings of Asian languages differ I am writing this in response to Klaus Schwalfenberg’s letter in the Sept. 8 issue of Numismatic News. To us Westerners, the characters and symbols of the Asian languages, specifically Chinese, Japanese, and Korean all … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Sept. 22, 2015)

Volunteers make ANA show a success The American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money 124th Convention was held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, in Rosemont, Ill., Aug. 11-15. Congratulations to the Chicago Coin Club for hosting their 16th … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (Sept. 9, 2015)

Ike set ordering disgraceful Are you aware of the disgraceful and unfair situation which occurred today while attempting to order the Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles sets? I, along with many others, were online at noon sharp to purchase two of … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (08/11/2015)

No living person should be on American coinage In one of the previous issues of Numismatic News, the question was raised about the Presidential dollar series continuing with still living Presidents of the United States.  I say no. It has … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (6/30/2015)

Credit cards offer handy means of making payments In the Viewpoint column of the June 2, 2015, issue is an article written by Mr. Bruce R. Frohman on the subject “Electronic money a poor choice.” If someone does not like … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (6/16/2015)

Should poorly struck silver proof sets be returned? I recently received my annual 2015 silver proof sets from the Mint. Upon inspection I became aware of the poor strikes on the obverse of the quarters (five total coins). Out of … Continue reading

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