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Industry Insider: COVID Business Landscape, Part II

View all installments of the five-part Industry Insider series. By Tom Michael Everyone around the globe is adapting their ways of life and work to function as well as is possible during a pandemic. We all need to do our … Continue reading

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United States Mint Temporarily Shuts Down West Point Facility

Editor’s Note: The following is a reprint of an email message sent to industry press Wednesday, April 15.  Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County, New York, and out of an abundance of caution, the United … Continue reading

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Mint Enters the Coin Business

Mints have been in the business of selling as well as manufacturing coins for centuries. The United States Mint at one time sold individual proof coins directly to collectors. At a later date, the mint began issuing Mint and Proof … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Reform Mint approach to customers

By Charlie Ross I have been a coin collector for more than 50 years and collect U.S., ancient Greek, and ancient Roman coins. The hobby has been a lot of fun for me, and I have migrated through various types … Continue reading

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What would you tell the Mint?

On Oct. 17, the U.S. Mint will host its third annual Numismatic Forum. This year’s program will be held at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. As conceived in 2016, the U.S. Mint invites approximately 80 guests, … Continue reading

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How are kids doing with their coins?

Am I living in a bubble? This question raises the possibility that I might not be getting the full story or any story at all when it comes to certain parts of the American population. This thought occurred to me … Continue reading

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Where coins went not always known

  Where did some of the best U.S. coins ever made go? We have in many cases mintage totals, but in many of those cases totals seem to suggest that more coins of many dates and types should be available … Continue reading

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