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Don’t take Washingtons for granted

The best coin I ever found in change was a well-worn 1932-D Washington quarter. This was in the late 1960s, when the old silver and new clad circulated side by side. Rims were slightly worn into the reverse lettering, but … Continue reading

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Why would anyone buy clad proof set?

Don’t you think it is about time for the U.S. Mint to abolish its clad proof sets? I do. Silver proof sets containing 90-percent silver examples of dimes, quarters and half dollars have been produced by the U.S. Mint since 1992. … Continue reading

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Clad quarters wake up very slowly

The year 1965 was a significant one for quarters as that was the year when silver was removed from the denomination’s composition. The clad series was born. Continue reading

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