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Reader’s Showcase: Perryopolis note

Peter Huntoon There is nothing quite like landing a national from the town where you were raised, particularly if it turns out to be the first of its kind in the census. Gerald Dzara reeled in this very attractive Perryopolis … Continue reading

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Is There Any Way to De-Whiz Coins?

I have a sealed mint bag of Denver cents, dated Nov. 11, 1982. Would the coins be the small or the large-date variety? They are probably the small date. Denver stopped striking the zinc large-date cents late in October. It … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Dec. 24, 2019

From the Nov. 28 Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Do you collect numismatic items marking the Chinese Lunar New Year? If so, what types of items do you collect? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.     I … Continue reading

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Georgia Innovation Dollar Rounds Out 2019

The last American Innovation dollar coin issued in 2019 is also the final product scheduled to go on sale from the Mint this year. Bags and rolls of the dollar commemorating the state of Georgia and its Trustees’ Garden will … Continue reading

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Nominees for 2020 Coin of the Year Awards Determined

It’s that time of year again! Time to start the process of narrowing down nominations for the Coin of the Year Program. Australian coins came out on top, earning a total of nine nominations in eight different categories, as the … Continue reading

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Mint Issues 2020 Year of Rat Note

If Lucky Money is on your holiday gift-giving list this year or is simply a collecting tradition, keep your eye out for the $1 Year of the Rat 2020 product to become available at noon EST on Dec. 11. The … Continue reading

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Who designed the 1792 disme?

Can coins having belonged to Binion be identified? Many of the more select coins, especially Morgan silver dollars, that Ted Binion put aside were later authenticated and graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation®. The coins include an acknowledgment they once belonged … Continue reading

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Reverse Proof Pennsylvania American Innovation Coin on Sale Dec. 5

On Oct. 24 of this year, the U.S. Mint released the rolls and bags for the American Innovation coin featuring Pennsylvania. On Dec. 5 at noon EST, the 2019 American Innovation™ $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring Pennsylvania will be available … Continue reading

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Enhanced Reverse Proof Sale a ‘Fiasco’

By Steve McGowan As what seems to be the new “norm” for the U.S. Mint, there was a fiasco on the Nov. 14 release of the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof silver Eagle. Why release a second Enhanced Reverse Proof silver … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 17, 2019

Frank Church River of No Return Quarter I found five of the Frank Church River of No Return W mint quarters on Nov. 16. Warren Lane Address Withheld   New Presidential Dollar With the passing of President George H.W. Bush, … Continue reading

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