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Spotlight Organizations, Collectors in Numismatic News

Spotlight Organizations, Great Collectors in NN As someone who only recently returned to numismatics after a 55-year hiatus, I have a lot of history to catch up on. Articles on dealers such as the re-published story on Michael O’Higgins [Page … Continue reading

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The 1794 Half Cent

There are a lot of interesting questions to be raised about the 1794 half cent, and in some cases the only one who can answer the question is you. That makes the 1794 half cent a piece that no two … Continue reading

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Gallery Mint Museum Replica Producer

Who is the Gallery Mint Museum and is it okay to buy their coins? The Gallery Mint Museum was located in Eureka Springs, Ark. It produced excellent replicas of U.S. coins between 1992 and 2007, operating in much the same … 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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The Underrated 1942-D Jefferson Nickel

With all the new interest in nickels thanks in large part to the special designs of 2004 and 2005, it would seem like the right time to take another and more serious look at Jefferson nickels. If we do, what … Continue reading

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Basketball Silver Proof Sees Jump

There are no new products to add to the charts this week, but that doesn’t mean Mint product sales have been quiet. Whether it’s an interest in the sport of basketball or an appreciation for the curved coin design, the … Continue reading

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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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1999 George Washington $5: An Overlooked Commemorative

It might well be suggested that the 1999 $5 gold coin marking the 200th anniversary of the death of George Washington has basically slipped under the radar, receiving very little attention. Of course, when you consider George Washington and his … Continue reading

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Average Collector at Disadvantage

By Larry Steinfeld I’m afraid that I am like all the rest of the people in this country who have to depend on large coin collectors to receive the coin I received today. All the big coin collectors have us … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: June 30, 2020

From the June 4 Numismatic News e-Newsletter What type of content would you like to see in Numismatic News that isn’t currently included? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I would like to see a regular … Continue reading

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