Tag Archives: hobby

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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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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The Ike Dollar: A Symbol of Hope

By Pedro Lousa A few months after the independence of Mozambique, my parents decided that it was no longer an environment for their children to live. Nevertheless, they decided to stay a little longer as they loved Mozambique and so, … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: May 5, 2020

Hunt Continues Despite Series ‘Roadblocks’ I have always wanted to assemble a complete collection of one or more coin denominations, but it seems there are at least one or two roadblocks in each coin series. For example, the 1916-D Liberty … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: April 28, 2020

Scout Coin Collecting Program a Great Success Scouts from Troop 18 in Knoxville, Tenn., recently attended a Knoxville Coin & Currency Show to work on the BSA Coin Collecting Merit Badge. Attending the coin show completed one of their requirements … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Coins and Mankind Are Here to Stay

By Michael S. Turrini Coin meetings and shows canceled. Possible closure national assemblages. Gold and silver irrational. Mints closing gift shops. Panic buying. Stock market chaotic. Jobs curtailed. Layoffs. Fear. We are all witnessing conditions and circumstances completely unknown, not … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 11, 2020

Numismatic News Update A smile came across my face while reading the “Editor’s Note” in the Jan. 7, 2020 issue of Numismatic News. It is a welcome announcement that Numismatic News will focus on the print issue. One could reasonably … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Jan. 10 e-newsletter

From the Jan. 10, 2020 Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Have you encouraged friends or family to become involved in the hobby? Was it successful? Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.   I am a fortunate man. My … Continue reading

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