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Should Our Currency Be Revalued?
An editorial in a major weekly coin periodical advocates the need to revalue our currency. The article points out the fact that many major countries have revalued their money over the years while we have not significantly changed ours in over 200 years.
1964 That Was The Year
Collecting Old Commemorative Coins
Most coin collectors start collecting coins that they are familiar with. This can be coins now in circulation, coins that they played with in their youth, or items they received as gifts as a number of examples. Whatever coins they collect, they will be ones that they have some personal familiarity
New Bill Would Outlaw Fake Slabbed Coins
For decades Public Law 93-167 aka the “Hobby Protection Act” has governed reproductions of American coinage and political posters. On July 30 the U.S. House of Representitives passed a major revision to the Hobby Protection Act. The bill is now being sent to the U.S. Senate for their approval and pa
Citizens Against Government Waste
Fake Silver Dollar Stuns Coin Show
A fake 1881-CC Morgan silver dollar slabbed in an equally fake General Services Administration holder was identified July 13 at the Florida United Numismatists convention held at Orlando, Fla. The fake coin was identified by Randy Campbell, a senior grader of Independent Coin Grading.
Searching For Dime Sleepers
Over the years there have been many arguments and debates over whether dimes and quarters represent the last true working coins in U.S. small change. The arguments typically center around whether cents and nickels are simply too small to make a real difference when it comes to any real purchasing po
History Of The Quarter
There are many questions today about early quarters. Unfortunately, there aren’t very many answers to them either. This makes the subject both exciting and fun, and a bit frustrating at the same time.
1892-CC Morgan Dollars
The 1892-CC Morgan dollar is a very interesting coin from a very interesting year. This was the year that saw the introduction of the new Barber dimes, quarters, and half dollars.
The Last Real Silver Dollar
The Peace dollar was the last of the silver dollars. Despite having several low mintage numbers, it is still possible to assemble a set of Peace silver dollars. Some of these silver dollars were issued during some difficult economic times.
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