Tag Archives: Making the Grade

The Mints of Then and Now

by F. Michael Fazzari  When a coin is made, barring any post-strike enhancement by the Mint, that’s it.  At that moment, its originality cannot be improved upon and anything that changes it, including toning and circulation wear, is considered by … Continue reading

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Small mark looks huge on cent

By F. Michael Fazzari I keep topics, ideas, and drafts in a folder for possible future columns. I just found a copy of a published column with the promise to write more on the subject next time. I was shocked … Continue reading

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