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Where coins went not always known

  Where did some of the best U.S. coins ever made go? We have in many cases mintage totals, but in many of those cases totals seem to suggest that more coins of many dates and types should be available … Continue reading

The story of the 1844 Seated Liberty dime is surrounded by a number of myths made up to explain what couldn’t otherwise be.
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It’s Never too Late to Learn

If you’re lucky enough to have a great job, you’re probably surrounded by great people. The two go hand in hand. Any numismatist out there would most likely agree that I have one of the greatest jobs around. Day in … Continue reading

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USB Digital Microscope

When was the last time you treated yourself to a multi-purpose coin collecting device? Now’s the time, and the USB Digital Microscope is the tool.BUY NOW!
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The Expert’s Guide to Collecting & Investing in Rare Coins

When was the last time you read a coin book from cover to cover? The Expert’s Guide to Collecting & Investing in Rare Coins is one such book, and one you’ll turn to for years to come. BUY NOW! Continue reading

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This week’s letters (06/21/11)

Numismatic News is a great periodical. I am thoroughly intrigued by the “Letters” section.
In “Letters” are honest opinions of our hobby, both good and bad. Although I’ve only been subscribing to NN for a few months, I read it every week cover to cover. I’ve been an avid numismatist for the most part of 50 years, and I can attest to the ups and downs of this hobby. Continue reading

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Diversification not a bad thing

Nearly a year ago now, I discovered what I’m sure many of you have already known for some time; namely that the collecting mentality that all numismatists possess doesn’t often remain contained in a single medium, such as coins, but … Continue reading

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Should we outlaw parking lots, too?

Pharmacies sell drugs. Some guy in a hoodie on a darkened urban street corner also sells drugs.
Are they the same thing?
Most people will quite correctly see the difference and act accordingly.
We have coin dealers who sell coins and we have high-pressure boiler room telephone sales operations that also sell coins.
Are they the same thing? Continue reading

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