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2021 Coins and Coin Series

From the Oct. 9 Numismatic News e-Newsletter What coin or series are you most looking forward to in 2021 and why? Here are some responses from our e-newsletter readers.   ’ve started the American Innovation dollar series so that is … Continue reading

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Gold, Silver Commemorate 75 Years of the End of World War II

The year 2020 marks 75 years since the end of World War II. Many countries’ mints are celebrating this occasion, and the U.S. Mint is no different. On Nov. 5 at noon EST, the Mint is set to release two … Continue reading

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The 1983-P Quarter

Sometimes a coin comes along and just stuns everyone as it seems to have a unique ability to rise in price to levels higher than anyone ever thought possible. It might very well be the case that the 1983-P quarter … Continue reading

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Charge Coin Forerunner of Card

What is a charge coin? Charge coins are actually the forerunner of the modern charge card. Produced in various shapes and sizes as well of any of several metal compositions or celluloid plastic, the so-called coins usually had a small … Continue reading

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Let NIFC Coinage Out Into the Wild

By Christopher Sahar  As I learn more about numismatics and valuation, the more fascinating I find the phenomena of “Not Intended For Circulation” (NIFC) coinage. At many government mints, it appears NIFC coins are offered in greater abundance than circulating … Continue reading

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1864 Indian Head Penny Mystery

Indian Head Composition Mystery Solved I have an 1864 Indian Head penny, but I didn’t know if it was bronze or copper-nickel. But on page 18 of the Sept. 29, 2020, issue, I like what it said about the shield … Continue reading

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Uncirculated Palladium Snapped Up

America the Beautiful quarters, American Innovation dollars and an all-new palladium Eagle coin are in the spotlight with new listings added this week. The ATB quarter honoring Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park of Vermont was released in rolls and bags Sept. … Continue reading

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2021 gold and silver American Eagle coins

From the Oct. 2 Numismatic News e-Newsletter.  What do you think of the newly released reverse designs for the 2021 gold and silver American Eagle coins? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   It is a nicer … Continue reading

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Final ATB Circulating Set On Sale Oct. 8

The 2020 America the Beautiful circulating quarter set became available from the Mint Oct. 8. It marks the final five-coin set in the America the Beautiful quarter program, which ends in 2021. The set contains five circulating coins from the … Continue reading

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Bargains in Peace Dollars Series

By Mark Benvenuto Recently we took a close look at the rather hefty series that is the Morgan silver dollars, because these big coins always seem to be in the limelight when it comes to the sale of high-end pieces, … Continue reading

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