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Philippines Clamps Down on Mutilating Coins

Most readers are aware the United States has laws regarding mutilated currency. These laws are outlined in Title 18, Section 333 of the United States Code. The United States is not alone in defending its currency from being intentionally defaced. … Continue reading

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Pattern for blind ahead of its time

Please tell me what a “blind man’s nickel” is. It’s a rarity, that’s for certain. Two 1882 pattern nickels, Judd 1683 and 1697, each had five equally spaced bars on edge. Listed by Haseltine in a March 1, 1883, sale … Continue reading

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