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Mint Asks Public to Return Coins to Circulation

Editor’s Note: Following is a statement from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications issued July 23.         United States Mint Statement on Circulating Coins WASHINGTON – The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in the disruption … Continue reading

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Behind the Circulating Coin Shortage

By Patrick A. Heller By now, most Americans are aware that there is a shortage of circulating coinage in the country. A number of retailers I have visited over the past week now are pushing to take electronic payments because … 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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ANA Officially Cancels 2020 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on July 14 to officially cancel the 2020 World’s Fair of Money, the organization announced in a July 16 statement. The show was originally scheduled for Aug. 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pa; … Continue reading

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How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Collecting?

By Mark Benvenuto There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has changed everyday life in the United States, and indeed the world, in countless ways. How we collect probably qualifies as a pretty small change, but nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Full Steam Ahead for Bullion Market

By Richard Giedroyc Collectors and dealers are enthusiastic about the robust market for coins. The coronavirus may have slowed things down, but dealers found ways to satisfy collector demand even during the period in which non-essential businesses were shuttered. I … Continue reading

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2020 World’s Fair of Money Suspended

On June 17,  The American Numismatic Association (ANA) sent an official statement to our editorial offices announcing the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money show. It was originally scheduled for Aug. 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is the … Continue reading

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COVID Business Landscape: Part V

By Tom Michael As we wrap up our look into what changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the coin business, we want to thank everyone who participated, sharing their insights and adaptations so that we might share them with … Continue reading

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Summer FUN Show Canceled

The following statement, regarding the cancelation of the 2020 Summer FUN Show, was issued by the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) May 26: It is with great disappointment that the FUN board of directors is announcing Summer FUN 2020 is cancelled. … Continue reading

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Presently Undeterred by Pandemic

While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting. This year, the … Continue reading

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