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Item of the Week: The 1938 Washington Quarter

A better date when it comes to a Philadelphia Washington quarter can be a relative matter. The 1938 Washington quarter is certainly better than the 1964 but with a total mintage of 564,341,347, it is probably easy to make the … Continue reading

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‘W’ Quarters with Privy Mark Announced

The period from May 8 to Sept. 2, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II. In recognition of this significant anniversary, the U.S. Mint will manufacture “W” mintmark quarters that feature a special privy mark … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor: March 31, 2020

Artificial Rarity In the Feb. 25, 2020 issue of Numismatic News, Steve McGowan poses 10 excellent questions for the U.S. Mint concerning the “artificial rarity” it created with the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof silver eagle. I have also criticized the … Continue reading

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2021 and Beyond Washington Crossing the Delaware Quarter Designs

Members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee were met with a robust agenda of coin and medal designs when the group met Oct. 15. The CCAC’s role is to advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design … Continue reading

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