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Letters to the Editor: Aug. 11, 2020

Research Reveals Find Created by Chet Krause Check out this historic find! The steel penny isn’t part of it, it’s just something I picked up at the same time. I started researching and found that this publication’s founder made these. … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: July 14, 2020

No Coin Shows for California For the first time in many years, California does not have a single coin show in the listing section of Numismatic News. This happened in the June 23 edition. All shows this summer have been … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: July 7, 2020

Frank Church ‘W’ Quarter Turns Up in Circulation I wanted to let you know of a find at my local Ralphs in Dana Point, Calif. In my change (which, like the good collector that I am, I always check) I … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: June 30, 2020

‘W’ Quarter Find Renews Collecting Passion I would like to give my opinion on the “W” quarters program. I have been a collector for about 65 years, and in the last few years I have been keeping up on the … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: June 23, 2020

‘Coin Finds’ Inspiration I just finished reading my latest Numismatic News (April 28 issue), and I very much enjoyed the new article “Coin Finds.” Since 1999, I’ve been searching coin rolls, pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and half dollars (mostly pennies … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: June 2, 2020

What Type Set is This? I used to collect Standing Liberty quarters in Fine condition. Several of them had evidence of clash marks like a star in the field. Error coins are caused by mishaps during the production cycle and … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: May 26, 2020

Post Office Not Subsidized by Government In regards to the “Viewpoint” in Numismatic News Vol. 69 No. 9, written by Ron Thompson. Congress does not subsidize the Post Office. We do not get one red penny from Congress. We earn … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: May 12, 2020

Profitable Collecting Takes Patience The April 14 edition of Numismatic News was excellent! Working from home has not affected your ability to put out a great product. The “Viewpoint” by CPA Ron Thompson was insightful. With most of the piece … 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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