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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 to be a general discussion about the hobby abroad, not simply about one denomination out of ...
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Tag Archives: counterfeit coins
IOLA, Wis. (April 12, 2012) — The best way to know whether or not a coin is genuine is to understand what a genuine coin looks like. And a picture is worth a thousand words, which is what makes U.S Coins … Continue reading
What you are about to read is heresy. Sometimes it’s OK to touch the surface of your coins. That’s because, in some cases, the method used by coin doctors to alter a coin’s surface will leave a sticky residue that is easily detected by touch. Continue reading