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Average Collector at Disadvantage

By Larry Steinfeld I’m afraid that I am like all the rest of the people in this country who have to depend on large coin collectors to receive the coin I received today. All the big coin collectors have us … Continue reading

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In Response to YN Viewpoint

I want to start out by saying I am of the older generation and a longtime collector. I want to applaud Radek Molchan for being a page at coin shows and his interest in coin collecting. That is great and … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Nugget News Story Should Be Relevant to Coin Collectors

By Dominic Cicio I just read your article about NGC encapsulating Gold Rush nuggets in the May 5 issue of Numismatic News. Sunken treasure generally makes a good story, and authentic Gold Rush nuggets certainly bring the Old West to … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hobby Should Appeal to All

By George Kissinger After reading the fine Viewpoint article by a YN in the May 12 issue, several key points came into focus. First, that Young Numismatist was articulate and sincere. His points are well taken. Significantly, I noted that … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hobby Loses Great ‘Unknown’ Numismatist

By Scott Mitchell There is an old Carole King song that alludes to our lives being a “tapestry,” so to speak. I forget the lyrics of the song, and whether or not they would even apply to what I hope … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: YN Perspective Key to Hobby Future

By Radek Molchan I am a Young Numismatist, and I come from a family that has no knowledge or interest in numismatics. I have been a page for many coins shows and I exhibit as much as possible. I enjoy … Continue reading

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The Ike Dollar: A Symbol of Hope

By Pedro Lousa A few months after the independence of Mozambique, my parents decided that it was no longer an environment for their children to live. Nevertheless, they decided to stay a little longer as they loved Mozambique and so, … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Coins and Mankind Are Here to Stay

By Michael S. Turrini Coin meetings and shows canceled. Possible closure national assemblages. Gold and silver irrational. Mints closing gift shops. Panic buying. Stock market chaotic. Jobs curtailed. Layoffs. Fear. We are all witnessing conditions and circumstances completely unknown, not … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Response to ‘Mint’s Unintended Consequences’

By Ron Thompson In the March 17 issue of Numismatic News, an anonymous writer suggested: “The U.S. Mint Enters the Land of Unintended Consequences.” I would disagree, but first, let me correct a common misconception. As a general rule, accountants … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Reply to ANA Hindsight and Vision

By Ron Brown    Mr. Ellsworth, Your recent exposition on taking the ANA members out of the selection process for electing the President and Vice President of the ANA and abdicating it to some inside selection process is most offensive. … Continue reading

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