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SERIES – Industry Insider: COVID Business Landscape

In this five-part series, market analyst Tom Michael takes an in-depth look at the business of coins  – from the operation of world mints to auction houses to dealers – to paint a picture of the changed landscape that has … Continue reading

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Industry Insider: COVID Business Landscape, Part II

View all installments of the five-part Industry Insider series. By Tom Michael Everyone around the globe is adapting their ways of life and work to function as well as is possible during a pandemic. We all need to do our … Continue reading

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Industry Insider: COVID Business Landscape, Part I

View all installments of the five-part Industry Insider series. By Tom Michael Sometime in April I received a mistaken call from an old colleague at Educational Coin Company. She had dialed my number by accident and left no message, but … Continue reading

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Coin Business Resilient in the Face of Coronavirus

By Richard Giedroyc  The business of coins is proving to be surprisingly resilient in comparison to much of the non-essential business market during this period of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite that observation, there are still two sides to the coin … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Cripples the Business of Coins

By Richard Giedroyc The economic downturn due to the spread of coronavirus has crippled the business of coins as it has with most other businesses. Coin shows have been canceled worldwide. Public auctions have been moved, postponed or put on … Continue reading

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No museum exclusively for counterfeits

Is there a museum of counterfeit coins? There are many museums in which counterfeit coins reside, some known to be fakes while others deceive the curators. I am aware of collectors who specialize in either contemporary or modern counterfeits, but … Continue reading

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Chinese tariffs affect coin business

Tariffs on China are in the news. Recently released Docket Number USTR-2018-0026 of the Office of the United States Trade Representative is titled “Request for Comments, Concerning Proposed Modification of Action Pursuant in Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices … Continue reading

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