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Strike it Rich Spurs Rare Cent Find

IOLA, Wis. (June 18, 2012) — A 1983 copper-alloy cent has been found by a Pennsylvania collector who had purchased a copy of Strike it Rich with Pocket Change that was co-authored by Dr. Brian Allen and Ken Potter. It … Continue reading

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Book spurs rare cent find

A 1983 copper-alloy cent has been found by a Pennsylvania collector who had purchased a copy of Strike it Rich with Pocket Change that was co-authored by Dr. Brian Allen and me. Continue reading

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Plain edge dollar theft from Philly Mint

Theft of $2.4 million of plain edge error Presidential dollars from the Philadelphia Mint could result in a 10-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine for a former Philadelphia Mint police officer. Continue reading

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Black-eyed Grant

Numismatic News reader Richard Stachowski sent in a 2011-P Ulysses S. Grant dollar that presents us with what appears to be perhaps a good-sized die break or maybe die clash marks below Grant’s right eye. Continue reading

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