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OCTOBER 2016 MY TWO CENTS’ WORTH

Monday, September 19th, 2016 by
OCTOBER 2016 MY TWO CENTS’ WORTH

Splitting the Difference Got change for a $15 bill? Longtime COINage reader Wayne Pearson believes this could be a perfectly logical question someday. Pearson argues that such a bill not only would be useful for consumers and cashiers alike, but also would cut the cost of printing U.S. currency. Beyond that, he says, it would […]

October 2016

OCTOBER 2016 MARKET REPORT

Monday, September 19th, 2016 by
OCTOBER 2016 MARKET REPORT

Bulls Are Still Running in Gold, Silver Markets The running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, ended in July, but bulls in the precious metals market paid no attention to the calendar. Gold, silver and other precious metals had another strong month in July and kept climbing higher in the opening week of August. Gold […]

October 2016

My Two Cents’ Worth: Uncle Sam’s Art Disease

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 by
My Two Cents’ Worth: Uncle Sam’s Art Disease

From all indications, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) is an earnest, well-meaning panel that does its best to steer U.S. coinage art in a positive direction. … Why, then, have so many new coins issued in the decade since the CCAC’s founding read the rest of Ed Reiter’s column here.

. . . 2014 . Blog . Coinage design . Issues . June . My Two Cents

Coinage Kids: Heroes and Coins

Saturday, April 26th, 2014 by
Coinage Kids: Heroes and Coins

The United States Mint makes everyday coins, special coins and medals to help us remember these heroes. The names of some of those coins are hidden in the grid. Some names have been abbreviated due to space limitations. Find and circle or highlight them, then send your completed puzzle to May Quiz, COINage magazine, 3585 Maple […]

. . . 2014 . Articles . Blog . Coinage Kids . May

“Austria by Its Children” Series Continues

Monday, April 7th, 2014 by
“Austria by Its Children” Series Continues

The Austrian Mint in Vienna will issue on May 7 the fifth silver coin in its charming series “Austria by its Children,” also known as “Austria, Piece by Piece.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, of course, instantly comes to mind when one thinks of Salzburg, and indeed such was the case for young artist Melisa Bejic, the […]

. . . . Blog . Coin collecting . Commemoratives . Gold and silver

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