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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.
Fed Poised To Seize Anthony Dollars
While the elimination of the penny and the $1 dollar bill have been in the news of late, there is a new twist to the story. Susan B. Anthony dollars have been added to the list.
1916 Quarter Is A Key Date
A slot in a Whitman folder has the space for a certain 1916 quarter filled in with the circular part and had it marked “rare.” Today this decision could easily be disputed that the 1916 Standing Liberty quarter is really rare.
Coin Hoards Are Important
Coin hoards are a controversial subject among coin collectors. In times past coin hoards were feared in some ways. This would be due to what unexpected effects the hoard might have on the coin market.
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