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- e-letters (January 31, 2017) We asked: Do you feel threatened by counterfeit coins? I cannot know how it would feel to find out that I purchased a counterfeit coin. Other than the expense, I imagine that the disappointment would be a great concern. The hobby is aware of the counterfeit problem. Since my major interest is collecting modern U.S. coins, ...
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Couple errors appear in Draped Bust half feature There is one very important error in Bob Julian’s otherwise nice article on Draped Bust half cents in the Oct. 18 issue of Numismatic News. He says of the 1805s, “one variety … Continue reading
Marks’ statement on Liberty medal not official The front page story, “Silver medal marks Liberty’s return” (Numismatic News, July 12) reports that I “announced details of the 2016 American Liberty silver proof medal June 15.” That statement came as quite … Continue reading
Chet’s life touched so many in hobby and beyond On June 25, we all lost a good friend and a great numismatist: Chester L. Krause, who was born on Dec. 16, 1923. Besides being a World War ll veteran and … Continue reading
Mint makes fast delivery of flawless Twain coin Just for the record, I received notification from the U.S. Mint that my Mark Twain silver dollar coin had been shipped on Feb. 2. It arrived Feb. 6. Four days. It must … Continue reading
New quarters are out there, just keep looking I just finished reading the Jan. 26 Numismatic News publication, specifically your response to P. Ritchie who found a Denali quarter. About a month ago, my sister who works in a local discount … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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