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    Community Voice Responses (Aug. 8, 2017)

    [IMG]From the July 14 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Is a 225,000 mintage too low for the Mint’s 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set?...

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    Jul 21, 2017 at 10:31 PM
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    Shadowy rarity: 1913 nickel first seen in 1919, not 1920

    [IMG] Worth millions, there are only five examples of the 1913 Liberty Head nickel. Despite a century of study, many questions about its...

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    Jul 21, 2017 at 4:54 PM
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    Where oh where did the set listing go?

    Now you see it, now you don’t is a great way to describe a magic trick. But when it is used to describe what happened to a potentially...

    Forum: Numismatic News

    Jul 21, 2017 at 3:42 PM
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    Time to get busy and find great coin buys

    [IMG] (Image courtesy Heritage Auctions) Looking for good deals? Get busy. Now is the time for smart buying. Much of the coin market...

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    Jul 21, 2017 at 10:29 AM
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    Safer with gold, silver

    [IMG]Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified on July 12 before the House Financial Services Committee. After her testimony, she was...

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    Jul 21, 2017 at 12:54 AM
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    Mint Statistics: Doldrums nothin’ – let’s go backward

    If you think some numbers are going backward, you are right. They are. Various items were reduced since the last time this column was...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 9:34 PM
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    Eagles gain more altitude in July

    Silver American Eagle bullion coin sales are showing more signs of life in July. Weak demand has been a hallmark of 2017. July results...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 3:41 PM
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    British gold tops DNW June auction

    [IMG] Top-selling George II 5 guineas of 1738 (KM-571.1) realized $36,366 in gEF. (Images courtesy DNW) The market would appear unable...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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    Denarius coins sell in Internet sale

    [IMG] Silver denarius by L. Buca struck in Rome for Julius Caesar as “Dictator for Life” in 44 B.C.E. The obverse shows one of the...

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    Jul 20, 2017 at 2:13 AM
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    A penny, no a medal, for your thoughts

    Not all things related to numismatics are coins. One area that falls under the numismatic header, especially in Europe, is military...

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    Jul 19, 2017 at 4:39 PM
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    Olympic medals in need of repair

    [IMG] Brazilian 2016 Olympic medals, primarily bronze, are displaying surface problems. Were they dropped, mishandled or is the Casa...

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    Jul 19, 2017 at 12:20 PM
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    Gold 10 dukat tops in Amsterdam

    [IMG] Obverse and reverse of the gold Dutch “Portugalöser” struck in 1640 by the city of Deventer. It was sold for a record $179,000 by...

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    Jul 19, 2017 at 2:08 AM
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    Interesting story behind 1864 Indian Head cent trio

    [IMG] A composition change from copper-nickel to bronze, plus a pointed bust variety of the latter that includes the designer’s initial,...

    Forum: Numismatic News

    Jul 18, 2017 at 6:21 PM
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    Here’s my pitch about coin basics

    Start with the basics. You can’t be the star player of the Chicago White Sox without a good grounding in baseball early in life. There...

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    Jul 18, 2017 at 4:02 PM
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    Vertical number notes scarcer

    By Peter Huntoon The bold overprinted charter number on the faces of $10, $20, $50 and $100 Series of 1882 Brown Backs was moved from a...

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    Jul 18, 2017 at 12:59 PM
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