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Review of Beth Deisher’s Cash in Your Coins

by Mike Thorne Ph.D. Do you ever think about what will happen to your coin collection when you’re no longer around? If you’re in good health and are relatively young, then you probably don’t devote much time to this topic. … Continue reading

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Review of The Collector’s Handbook 10th edition

by Mike Thorne, PhD Have you given any thought to what will happen to your coin collection when you’re no longer around? Are any of your children interested in coins? Your spouse? Other relatives? And how much is your collection … Continue reading

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Great new catalog on P.O.W. camp chits

by Neil Shafer Everyone can agree that World War II was a global tragedy. Millions were killed, suffering and despair reached new levels, and atrocities were overwhelming. Many of the components of this unforgiving time of the most devastating human … Continue reading

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Pleasure and Profit: 100 Lessons for Building and Selling a Collection of Rare Coins

Longtime collector Robert Shippee reveals how he carefully assembled a meaningful collection of rare coins in his newly updated edition of Pleasure and Profit: 100 Lessons for Building and Selling a Collection of Rare Coins. His Waccabuc Collection of half … Continue reading

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Review of the 2019 Blue Book and Red Book

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. When I started collecting coins in the 1950s, the Handbook of United States Coins (the Blue Book) and the Guide Book of United States Coins (the Red Book) were widely used for pricing U.S. coins. Then, … Continue reading

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