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2012 TNA medal available in May

The role of Spanish General Bernardo de Galvez and the Texas Longhorns in the American Revolution is the theme of the Texas Numismatic Association’s 2012 convention medal, to be released May 18. Continue reading

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Token books updated

Author Russell Rulau has announced that three of his books will be updated and repriced in the coming year. Supply of Tokens of Spain, the hardcover catalog published by non-profit group Numismatics International of Texas, is dwindling and needs revision, he stated. Continue reading

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Hawaii EC set available

The Historic Buildings of Hawaii Elongated Penny Series III is scheduled for release. The four-penny set features four museums on Oahu that play a role in preserving Hawaiian history: the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, the Queen Emma Summer Palace, Washington Place and the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Continue reading

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Old Pueblo issues token

Old Pueblo Coin of Tucson, Ariz., released a 1-ounce copper token in celebration of the company’s 30th year in business. Rob Weiss, who started the business in 1982, has issued an Arizona Token of Appreciation, good for $2.50 in trade that can be redeemed any time at Old Pueblo Coin. Continue reading

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Wooden nickel pays tribute to Marines

The Great River Regional Coin Club of St. Cloud, Minn., has issued a wooden nickel in conjunction with its 40th anniversary fall coin show. The piece pays tribute to the United States Marine Corps. Continue reading

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Wooden nickel pays tribute to Marines

The Great River Regional Coin Club of St. Cloud, Minn., has issued a wooden nickel in conjunction with its 40th anniversary fall coin show. The piece pays tribute to the United States Marine Corps. Continue reading

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Medal for Pearl Harbor

The Royal Hawaiian Mint has been authorized by the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association to issue a series of medals that commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Continue reading

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Lincoln set marks club’s 75th year

The Des Moines, Iowa Coin Club is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2011 by issuing encased Lincoln dollars and cents and a limited quantity of 1936 cents. Continue reading

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Gold token book out in 3rd edition

Alaska Rare Coins has announced the publication of the 3rd edition of the book, Striking Gold in Alaska, Making tokens from placer gold, by Dick Hanscom. It follows the process from purchasing placer gold, to preparing the gold for striking, to engraving the dies, to striking. It also lists sources of supplies and equipment as well as information on striking silver. Continue reading

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ECs fund Japan relief

Michael Mochizuki of Hawaii is heading an elongated coin fund-raiser named “The Aloha Project” to benefit the Hawaii chapter of the American Red Cross for Japanese tsunami relief. The elongated design, rolled on copper cents, features the word “aloha” with the “o” colored red to represent the Japanese flag. Continue reading

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