Tag Archives: Mike Thorne

Review of Beth Deisher’s Cash in Your Coins

by Mike Thorne Ph.D. Do you ever think about what will happen to your coin collection when you’re no longer around? If you’re in good health and are relatively young, then you probably don’t devote much time to this topic. … Continue reading

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Review of The Collector’s Handbook 10th edition

by Mike Thorne, PhD Have you given any thought to what will happen to your coin collection when you’re no longer around? Are any of your children interested in coins? Your spouse? Other relatives? And how much is your collection … Continue reading

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Collecting Barber Dimes

by Mike Thorne, Ph.D. When I started collecting coins in the mid 1950s, coins to fill contemporary sets could be acquired through change and roll searching, with an occasional purchase of a key date. At that time, dimes, quarters, and … Continue reading

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Adventures With The Pound And The Euro

by Mike Thorne My wife and I took a trip. We spent a week in England and another week on the continent. As usual, one of my carry-on bags contained coins left over from the trip. Getting rid of paper … Continue reading

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Thorne lays coins aside for murder

If you read Coins magazine and Numismatic News, then you’ve probably seen Mike Thorne’s byline. Thorne has written many feature articles and a column for Coins, “Basics and Beyond,” which has run for more than 30 years. In addition to … Continue reading

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