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Collect all 17 U.S. cent types

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. How do you feel about the lowly cent? Is it a coin you have so little use for that you won’t stoop to pluck one from the ground? After all, a cent by itself won’t buy … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (December 4, 2018)

Coin slab photo says it all, don’t you think? Wow, Dave, I was so excited with my new purchase that I had to send you a pic right away. It is graded MS97+*, but because it has all the major … Continue reading

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Bring on the Small Cent

By Mark Benvenuto From the beginning of our new coinage system in the 1790s, all the way up to the 1850s, the United States Mint did a fair job of producing one-cent coins. The first few years saw some extremely … Continue reading

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