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Quarter prices part ways in higher grades

The 1932-S Washington quarter has been thought of as half of a pair of twin key dates for a long time. Continue reading

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E-Newsletter responses 3

From the Oct. 25 Numismatic News E-Newsletter:
If you had the money, would you pay $100,000 for a rare 1969-S doubled-die cent? Continue reading

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Time may be ripe for Seated Liberty dimes

If you are looking for a good value on an interesting coin, the Seated Liberty dime series might well be a good place to look. Continue reading

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Maine Centennial half was party no-show

One would think that a Maine Centennial half dollar would be a relatively straightforward commemorative. Well, in some ways it is. But reading between the lines reveals potential for later and greater problems with other issues. Continue reading

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Mint gears up for 2008-dated bullion sales

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New eagle commems in January

A flying eagle design reminiscent of the reverse of the Standing Liberty quarter will be one of three new obverse designs for next year Continue reading

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2008 predictions: gold, coinage and politics

I have authored this column since 1965, when I became a professional writer dedicated to covering the numismatic field. At times, I even gaze into the future of the hobby and the world around us. Continue reading

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Silver bullion Eagle total jumps with 2008

December bullion sales numbers soared like a bat out of you know where. Dec. 27 happens to be the date the Mint began accepting orders for 2008-dated bullion coins, so it looks like the silver Eagles have a strong start. Continue reading

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Legislation still on table for

With the first session of the 110th Congress now history, the second session opens Jan. 15 with business yet undone. From a purely numismatic standpoint, the first session was a success even if the major accomplishment is a single law. Continue reading

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Canada wins the COTY

Top honor goes to seasonal set Continue reading

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