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NTCA bestows Curto Award

Richard Greever of Sunnyvale, Calif., was named the recipient of the 2012 James J. Curto Award Sept. 2 at the National Token Collectors Association Annual Token Show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Continue reading

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TAMS Banquet plans take shape

The Token and Medal Society voted at its board meeting last year to move its board meeting, general meeting and the TAMS banquet to Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Philadelphia at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money show. 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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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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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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Token society issues medal

“Buffalo Hunter” is the theme of the 2011 medal of the National Utah Token Society. It weighs 1 ounce and has a diameter of 39mm. The central design features a bison as depicted on the U.S. Buffalo nickel. “Buffalo Hunter” is above, and “American Heritage” and “2011” are below. The obverse and reverse of the nickel also appear at the bottom of the design. Continue reading

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