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US Mint Artists Challenged to Think Creatively

by Donald Scarinci The new crop of artists from the United States Mint’s artist infusion program came together at the Mint’s headquarters in Washington DC last week.  They participated in a three-day intensive series of workshops that included viewing and … Continue reading

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Weak strike or worn die?

How can I tell if my Uncirculated coin lacks detail because of it being a weak strike rather than being made from a worn die? A weakly struck coin often displays a lack of detail in specific areas of the … Continue reading

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