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Community Voice Response: July 7, 2020

From the June 12, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter How would you feel if the U.S. Mint discontinued mintmarks on U.S. coinage? Do you think it ever will? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   Searching for coins by … Continue reading

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How long have we had mintmarks on coins?

I found a 1965 two-cent coin from the British Caribbean Territories-Eastern Group. Where is this group? The BCT-EG was formed in 1950 and uses a common currency. The group includes Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, The Leeward and Windward Islands, British … Continue reading

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Mintmarks: Know the Style and Location

by Michael Fazarri Readers will recall that a mintmark is a symbol, letter, or combination of these marks placed on a die to indicate the location of the facility where the coin was produced. Many foreign countries used animals or … Continue reading

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