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Community Voice Response: July 10, 2020

From the July 3, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Do you purchase coin lots when adding to your collection? Why or why not? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I have searched for and bought coin lots locally … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: June 26 e-Newsletter

From the June 26, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Do you think consumers will feel the effects of the U.S. coin shortage? Have you noticed anything different from where you live? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   Since … Continue reading

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1822 Half Eagle a Numismatic Treasure

With just three examples known and only one of them available for private ownership, the 1822 half eagle has to rank as one of the greatest treasures any collector of coins of the United States can hope to own, and … Continue reading

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Coin Lots Make Collecting Fun

By Daryl Conley  I may be an atypical collector; I may even suffer a bit from ADD when it comes to collecting. Some collectors focus on a certain type or series of coin, or even certain metal content such as … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: July 14, 2020

No Coin Shows for California For the first time in many years, California does not have a single coin show in the listing section of Numismatic News. This happened in the June 23 edition. All shows this summer have been … Continue reading

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Downward Sales Adjustments Abound

What goes up, must come down, is not how we typically look at cumulative sales figures from the U.S. Mint – but it seems to be a common thread this week. While we can’t know for sure what caused more … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: July 14, 2020

From the June 19, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Do you think it’s a good idea for the ANA to relocate the 2020 World’s Fair of Money to another state? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   Yes, they … Continue reading

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The Underrated 1942-D Jefferson Nickel

With all the new interest in nickels thanks in large part to the special designs of 2004 and 2005, it would seem like the right time to take another and more serious look at Jefferson nickels. If we do, what … Continue reading

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Why Do ‘Original Holders’ Matter?

I’ve noticed several dealers advertising coins for sale certified by third-party services as being housed in “original” holders. Can you explain why this matters? It is the opinion of some dealers and collectors that the accuracy of the grading offered … Continue reading

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Reflections on Manatee Coin Club’s 60 Years

Submitted by the Manatee Coin Club  The Cuban Missile Crisis couldn’t do it, nor could the 1960s racial riots. Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, the War on Terror, Watergate, Whitewater, Iran/Contra, and Russian voter interference made no difference. The Great Recession of … Continue reading

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