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Letters to the Editor: May 5, 2020

Hunt Continues Despite Series ‘Roadblocks’ I have always wanted to assemble a complete collection of one or more coin denominations, but it seems there are at least one or two roadblocks in each coin series. For example, the 1916-D Liberty … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: April 28, 2020

Scout Coin Collecting Program a Great Success Scouts from Troop 18 in Knoxville, Tenn., recently attended a Knoxville Coin & Currency Show to work on the BSA Coin Collecting Merit Badge. Attending the coin show completed one of their requirements … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: April 14, 2020

1982 Small ‘D’ Cent I’m pretty sure I found a 1982-D small-print penny. How do I go about finding its worth and selling it? Mondo Sosa Address Withheld   In Response to Mueller Error Coin In regards to Christian Mueller’s … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: March 31, 2020

Artificial Rarity In the Feb. 25, 2020 issue of Numismatic News, Steve McGowan poses 10 excellent questions for the U.S. Mint concerning the “artificial rarity” it created with the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof silver eagle. I have also criticized the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: March 17, 2020

Boycott the Mint I too was mad at the Mint for the way they handled the November American silver eagle fiasco. It’s amazing that 30,000 were sold in 10 minutes. I tried to get through at noon as usual, but … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: March 3, 2020

New 2021 Silver Eagle Proposed Design Again, America loses an opportunity to make a great design. The new eagle is great on the reverse, but arrows should be in the eagle’s claws, not olive branches. It continues to make America … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 25, 2020

Missing Lincoln I have found a 1980-D cent with no Lincoln in the Memorial. I went over the coin to see if it had been there at any time. The coin is about MS-63. I’m wondering if it is a … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 11, 2020

Numismatic News Update A smile came across my face while reading the “Editor’s Note” in the Jan. 7, 2020 issue of Numismatic News. It is a welcome announcement that Numismatic News will focus on the print issue. One could reasonably … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 4, 2020

Speculators and the U.S. Mint I found what I could read of Bruce Frohman’s article on speculators (my copy was partially shredded by the post office) very interesting. His overall defense of them is reasonable. Making a profit from someone … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: January 21, 2020

In Defense of the U.S. Mint I just finished reading the letters in the Dec. 17 issue of Numismatic News and all the bashing of the mint once again.  I do not always agree with what the mint does all … Continue reading

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