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- e-letters (December 13, 2016) We asked: Are million dollar rarities overhyped? While the vast majority of collectors will never own a million-dollar coin – including me! – all of us can admire, appreciate and, yes, envy the stratosphere in which those historic coins orbit the hobby. Most of the time, news about the sale of seven-figure rarities generate headlines in ...
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Put Liberty back on our coins This letter is in response to Bob Olekson’s letter, “Time for action on designs not words.” I agree it is time we have a change of design on our coins. And we should be … Continue reading
High proof set price slows purchases for young son I recently decided to start collecting U.S. proof sets for my son who was born in 2012. I purchased a 2014 set from the Mint, but still needed the 2012 and … Continue reading
Coins cleaned, but carefully I have cleaned coins, but generally avoid doing so. I once put together a 20th century type set and birth year set for my daughter, and I cleaned some of the coins just for presentation purposes. … Continue reading
Homestead quarter shows up in Orlando Received a 2015 Homestead National Monument quarter Feb. 16 at a local Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in Orlando, Fla. Bill Mills Florida Three 2015 cents appear near Atlanta I just got three 2015 cents … Continue reading
1969 $1 coin honors moon landing, Eisenhower It is amazing how many people do not know that in 1971 the Mint put out a large dollar coin in honor of both President Eisenhower and the landing of the Eagle on … Continue reading
Impressed with FDR coin set I just received the new 2014 Franklin D. Roosevelt Coin and Chronicles Set. It was ordered on Dec. 23 and delivered on Jan. 2. I must say that I was very pleased with this new … Continue reading
Time for Miss Liberty to put on some modern duds In reference to Viewpoint by Aron Lawrence in the Nov. 18 issue, I would heartily agree with the idea he proposed of new designs for our coinage. Everyone loves the … Continue reading
Formula calculates number of copper cents in roll When visiting the bank I still ask for a few rolls of Lincoln cents when making my transactions. Cherry-picking for cents by the community at large has yielded some impressive results, and … Continue reading
Starting over brings joy back to coin collecting Your editorial “How about making a fresh start?” (Oct. 7) is exactly what I did. I had been a coin collector for many years, As time had gone one, my funds for … Continue reading