The bald eagle was on the brink of extinction just 35 years ago. Answer the questions, then send your completed quiz to June Quiz, COINage magazine, 3585 Maple Street, Suite 232, Ventura, CA 93003.
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Braille Coins Braille would be 205 now, and while he would be proud of his invention, he would probably be a little embarrassed by all the fuss. Other countries have issued their own Braille coins, too. Mail your completed quiz to February Quiz, COINage magazine, P.O. Box 7030, Ventura, CA 93006-9899. Five winners will be drawn […]
Each of the clue words was taken directly from this month’s COINage. Unscramble each of the clue words, then place the letters in the numbered cells into the cells at right with the same number. Solve the double puzzle!
by Amy Drew Thompson Is there a shortage of torch-bearers to carry this hobby into the future? Opinions differ, but most agree that with encouragement, outreach and a culture of community, today’s Young Numismatists will continue to build on the legacies of whose who came before. Read the entire story here.
Here are the answers to August’s crossword puzzle. Across 4. NUMISMATIC—American _____________ Association 5. INVENTORY—What’s on hand 6. DIGITAL—Form of photo, music or text file 11. PCGS—First grading service 13. ODDITY—Variety, pattern or error 14. KEN—________ Bressett 15. DUBILL—”A Dollar from Herter’s” 17. OPTIMIST—One who sees the bright side 20. DAHLONEGA—Mint in Georgia 22. SANDIEGO—1983 […]
Here are the answers to July’s quiz about Independence Day and symbols on our coins. 1. The reverse of this classic commemorative bears an accurate likeness of the Liberty Bell. 1926 Sesquicentennial of American Independence 2. The portrait of the president on this coin faces right and takes up more than half of the design […]
The following are the answers to June’s COINage Kids Quiz on bourse etiquette. True or False: 1. It is OK to handle raw coins like they’re ordinary pocket change. False 2. Make sure other customers can also see what’s in a dealer’s cases. True 3. Attending a show is costly, so allow the dealer to […]
An Observation My daughter is only 3, but she is fascinated with all forms of money. She’s familiar with debit cards, credit cards and even those grocery-store discount cards. She sees paper money on occasion, but she’s more interested in her play money. I think that’s because the designs and colors on princess dollars are […]
How to Discourage Young Collectors They say that some truth underlies all sarcasm. (Isn’t that what they say?) So, about two weeks after the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money was held in Los Angeles, pardon me while I let it flow freely. * * * For years, I’ve been trying to figure out how to […]