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This week’s letters (07/30/13)

We spent a few days in Toronto recently and I was impressed by Canadian currency and coins. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (07/23/13)

I purchased one beautiful Morgan silver dollar. The reverse had a fully struck eagle, light natural toning, slightly uneven, darker near the rims of the coin. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (07/09/13)

Mr. Zukowski is correct that “2012” is printed on the side panel of the 2013 United States Mint Proof Set® (P15), however, that this is for copyright purposes only. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (07/02/13)

I read Dennis Matuszewski’s letter in the June 11, 2013, issue of Numismatic News and I would like to know if there is any way I can get a copy of the article he referenced. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (06/18/13)

In response to the question in Mr. Fazzari’s May 28 column from Numismatic News, I wanted to let you know that the coin you came across is part of a popular magic trick, called a “Scotch and Soda.” Continue reading

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This week’s letters (06/11/13)

As I read letters in Numismatic News and hear of people passing away and their collections being sold by family members who have little or no knowledge of what they are selling, I am reminded of an article that appeared in NN Feb. 8, 2000. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (06/04/13)

When we embarked on this journey with our Uncle George Walton’s 1913 Liberty Head Nickel 10 years ago, we had no idea what we would be install for. What an experience it has been! Continue reading

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This Week’s Letters (05/28/13)

Our great U.S. Mint has done it again. When I received my three proof sets from the mint I noticed that on the side cover it had 2012 proof set printed. It did have the correct 2013 on the face of the box. Does the Mint have any kind of quality control? Continue reading

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This Week’s Letters (05/21/13)

For the sixth time in 16 years, the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors fired an executive director. Although the press release said that Jeff Shevlin’s contract would not be renewed, a call to the ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs revealed that Jeff had not been in the office for over two weeks at the board’s request. Continue reading

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This week’s letters (05/14/13)

I’ve just returned home from one of the most disappointing events I have ever attended. My wife, my son and his wife, and our two grandchildren traveled to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, for the official launch ceremony of the America the Beautiful Quarter Program. Continue reading

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