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This week’s letters (12/24/13)

I have been collecting coins for 50 years. I am a restaurant manager. I meet lots of people and I have found that word of mouth is a good way to find coins. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (12/10/13)

Recently I had occasion to take my first close look at the 1982 Washington commemorative half dollar. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (12/03/13)

I’m in my mid-60s and started collecting coins while running my paper route in the 1960s. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (11/26/13)

I thought your readers might be interested in this piece found at a flea market by my wife, Bernie. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (11/19/13)

Do you think anyone who has used the Mint’s website is surprised there are problems with the roll out of the Obama Care website? Continue reading

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This week’s letters (11/12/13)

I enjoyed the article, “Rare 1913 nickel for sale,” which appeared in the Oct. 15 edition of Numismatic News. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (11/05/13)

We the buyers, who have bought precious metals in order to “hedge against inflation,” have a problem. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (10/29/13)

In the Oct. 1 issue of Numismatic News, longtime NN contributor Paul Green states that, “The precise reason for the Eisenhower dollar was not really for use in commerce. It was simply a case of wanting to do something to honor Dwight D. Eisenhower after his death in 1969.”
I heard a different version. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (10/22/13)

Jim Charlton, who died Sept. 20, was a long and dear friend of mine. Continue reading

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This week’s letters

David Harper’s comments about the proliferation of “Mint products” in a recent issue of Numismatic News is right on target. Continue reading

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