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Stone Mountain Half a Reminder of Institutionalized Racism

By Robert Grand  Great art is timeless, but also inevitably tied to the time in which it was produced. Many coins are miniature works of art and as such, reveal the ideals and prejudices of the time in which they … Continue reading

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The Masterpiece Syndrome

Writer’s Name Withheld I am a recent coin collector whose preference when it comes to coins are modern and ultra-modern coins. When I share this with most seasoned collectors and coin dealers, there is a tinge of unintentional condescension. I … Continue reading

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Coin Lots Make Collecting Fun

By Daryl Conley  I may be an atypical collector; I may even suffer a bit from ADD when it comes to collecting. Some collectors focus on a certain type or series of coin, or even certain metal content such as … Continue reading

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Reflections on Manatee Coin Club’s 60 Years

Submitted by the Manatee Coin Club  The Cuban Missile Crisis couldn’t do it, nor could the 1960s racial riots. Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, the War on Terror, Watergate, Whitewater, Iran/Contra, and Russian voter interference made no difference. The Great Recession of … 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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In Response to YN Viewpoint

I want to start out by saying I am of the older generation and a longtime collector. I want to applaud Radek Molchan for being a page at coin shows and his interest in coin collecting. That is great and … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Nugget News Story Should Be Relevant to Coin Collectors

By Dominic Cicio I just read your article about NGC encapsulating Gold Rush nuggets in the May 5 issue of Numismatic News. Sunken treasure generally makes a good story, and authentic Gold Rush nuggets certainly bring the Old West to … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hobby Should Appeal to All

By George Kissinger After reading the fine Viewpoint article by a YN in the May 12 issue, several key points came into focus. First, that Young Numismatist was articulate and sincere. His points are well taken. Significantly, I noted that … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Hobby Loses Great ‘Unknown’ Numismatist

By Scott Mitchell There is an old Carole King song that alludes to our lives being a “tapestry,” so to speak. I forget the lyrics of the song, and whether or not they would even apply to what I hope … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: YN Perspective Key to Hobby Future

By Radek Molchan I am a Young Numismatist, and I come from a family that has no knowledge or interest in numismatics. I have been a page for many coins shows and I exhibit as much as possible. I enjoy … Continue reading

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