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Letters to the Editor (March 21, 2017)

Mint gets A+ on two Obama Presidential medals I recently received the two new Presidential medals from the Mint. They are both long overdue additions to my collection. I must admit that I was not a big fan of our … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (March 7, 2017)

Note’s serial number not, in fact, mismatched Had a call from Bob Campbell about a letter to the editor, which I have not seen, commenting about mismatched serial numbers on the note. Hate to break anyone’s bubble, but in checking … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (February 28, 2017)

How should collectors handle relocation? I have a few things, so please edit if needed, and I don’t mind. 1. I collect mostly old coins and notes, but some newer ones (silver Eagles and Kookaburra coins). I also buy the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (February 14, 2017)

Fat wallet not required to enjoy early copper coins I have read both letters by Blaine Buckman stating that large cent collectors and Early American Coppers club members are elitist. I have been a member of EAC for less than … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (February 7, 2017)

‘Average’ collector values history, geography in coins Reading Dave Harper’s editorial and the Viewpoint of the Jan. 3 issue I’m responding to both giving my collection preferences and my general agreement with the Viewpoint column. I collected coins as a … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (January 24, 2017)

Medal’s copper from Old Ironsides’ 1970s restoration I was directed by your customer service representative to send a message here as there is no direct line to your editorial department. I manage public relations for the USS Constitution Museum and … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (January 3, 2017)

Mint’s silver proof set returns after 2015 hiatus I just received my 2016 U.S. Mint Limited Edition Silver Proof Set. I must say that I was really happy with the quality of the eight-coin set. I still cannot figure out … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (December 20, 2016)

Guide books suggest elitism exists in hobby The letter I wrote a few weeks ago was not intended to be an insult to anyone but were merely examples of my experience with both coin and stamp collecting. It was meant … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (December 6, 2016)

Blog inspires quest for dateless Buffalo nickels Your blog on dateless Buffalo nickels really inspired me! Let’s see if I can make some finds. I’m going to get a bunch of rolls of dateless nickels and get date restorer. Wonder … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (November 29, 2016)

Inaccurate musket depicted on Cumberland Gap quarter As the author of over 30 books on muzzle-loading firearms, many of which were published by academic presses, I can tell with absolute certainty: there were no muzzle-loading muskets made left-handed. There a … Continue reading

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