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    Does anyone care about regular coin mintages?

    Have you ever taken a 30-year vacation? In one way, I did. When I joined the staff of Numismatic News in 1978, one of my tasks was to...

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    Aug 17, 2017 at 3:09 PM
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    Penguin for Falklands

    [IMG] The tiny Rockhopper Penguin features on the reverse of the first coin from the Falklands Islands celebrating its indigenous...

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    Aug 17, 2017 at 12:06 PM
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    Note of the Month: Traveler’s checks played their part

    [IMG] By Neil Shafer Traveler’s checks played their part in the postwar occupation of Germany. Most likely because of military...

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    Aug 17, 2017 at 1:50 AM
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    Few enhanced uncirculated sets left

    I was wrong. In my Aug. 9 blog, I wrote that I expected the sales number for the 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set to...

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 4:58 PM
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    Denmark’s queen celebrates 50th

    [IMG] (Images courtesy Danmarks Nationalbank) On June 10, Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik celebrated their golden...

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 2:02 PM
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    Protected: Many voices make ‘Modern Issues’ great

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:51 AM
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    Protected: Contributor’s newsletter introduction (Quarter Three)

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:51 AM
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    Protected: Using Excel spreadsheets

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:51 AM
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    Wild Bunch article wins two NLG awards

    Bank Note Reporter‘s Robert R. Van Ryzin took home two Numismatic Literary Guild awards for his article, “Bank notes forever tied to...

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:51 AM
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    Collector lessons good guides for investment

    Coin collectors are smarter investors than perhaps they realize. Consider the nature of collecting itself. A half century ago when I...

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    Aug 16, 2017 at 6:51 AM
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    Rare British set goes on the block

    [IMG] The 1839, 15-coin, British proof set in case of issue to be offered for sale by Dix Noonan Webb in September. (Image courtesy DNW)...

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    Aug 15, 2017 at 10:46 AM
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    Error note highlighted in records

    By Peter Huntoon Bureau of Engraving and Printing records are loaded with correspondence pertaining to misprints. The following example...

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    Aug 15, 2017 at 1:31 AM
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    1873 Trade dollar is often overlooked

    [IMG] A mintage on the lower side, plus a small number of surviving examples graded MS-65 or higher, results in a relatively good deal...

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    Aug 15, 2017 at 1:31 AM
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    Hard to love what you don’t know

    Collectors have emotional attachment to coins. Copper collectors love copper. Silver coin collectors love silver. Gold coin...

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    Aug 15, 2017 at 1:31 AM
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    Poppy coin from Cook Islands

    [IMG] Obverse and reverse of Cook Island’s poppy-shaped $5. (Images courtesy CIT) The red poppies of Flanders Fields have been much in...

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    Aug 14, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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