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Bank Employees Searching Rolls

Bank Employees Searching Rolls ‘Absolutely Ethical’ I saw “Name Withheld’s” letter, and I have to answer: it is absolutely ethical for a bank employee to search rolls. You see, banks are in the business of taking and distributing cash. They’re … Continue reading

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The Masterpiece Syndrome

Writer’s Name Withheld I am a recent coin collector whose preference when it comes to coins are modern and ultra-modern coins. When I share this with most seasoned collectors and coin dealers, there is a tinge of unintentional condescension. I … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Aug. 4, 2020

From the July 10, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way you collect coins? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I have changed nothing due to COVID. Brian Schneider via Facebook   … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: July 10, 2020

From the July 3, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Do you purchase coin lots when adding to your collection? Why or why not? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I have searched for and bought coin lots locally … Continue reading

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Coin Lots Make Collecting Fun

By Daryl Conley  I may be an atypical collector; I may even suffer a bit from ADD when it comes to collecting. Some collectors focus on a certain type or series of coin, or even certain metal content such as … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: May 22, 2020

From the May 22, 2020, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter With the cancellation of coin shows, has your online buying and selling activity increased? Why or why not? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.   Yes, my online … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: June 9, 2020

From the May 15, 2020, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter What are you doing to help encourage the next generation to take up coin collecting? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.   I am offering thousands of coins … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hobby Should Appeal to All

By George Kissinger After reading the fine Viewpoint article by a YN in the May 12 issue, several key points came into focus. First, that Young Numismatist was articulate and sincere. His points are well taken. Significantly, I noted that … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: June 2, 2020

From the May 8, 2020, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Are you exploring a new collecting avenue during COVID or focusing on your current collection? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.   Staying with my existing collection, organizing, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be a Collector

By Patrick Heller With so many people today facing sudden financial hardships and possible time constraints, it may make sense to consider whether to pursue a pre-existing or new hobby. This could apply to every hobby, not just numismatics. Hobbies … Continue reading

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