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April’s Coinage Kids: April Fool’s Coins
Saturday, April 5th, 2014 by

April’s Coinage Kids: April Fool’s Coins

Find and identify the error coins as REAL or FAKE. Then mail your completed quiz to April Quiz, COINage magazine, P.O. Box 7030 Ventura, CA 93006-9899. Five winners will be drawn from the valid entries received by April 30, 2014. Take the April quiz.

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Friday, April 4th, 2014 by

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My Two Cents’ Worth: Making Cents of the Nickel
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Making Cents of the Nickel

“Two cents’ worth” is a phrase with serious negative connotations for the U.S. Mint these days. I don’t mean the “two cents’ worth” in the title of this column—though I’ve given enough grief to the Mint through the years to wear out any welcome I ever had. Read Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s entire column.

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My Two Cents’ Worth: The Other Big Change of 1965
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: The Other Big Change of 1965

For coin collectors, 1964 was a year of momentous events. The Kennedy half dollar made a dramatic debut. Proof set production surged to nearly 4 million. Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.

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Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 by

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Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by

Polar Bears from the Austrian Mint

Polar Bears at the Schoenbrunn Zoo New 5-euro Commemorative Coin The Austrian Mint will issue a coin to celebrate the new polar bear enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo, scheduled to open this May. The delightful reverse was designed and engraved by the Mint’s Chief engraver, Thomas Pesendorfer.  The foreground of the design shows a mother polar […]

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Saturday, February 1st, 2014 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Many Happy Returns

Coins are good investments. Most of us accept that statement almost as a tenet of faith—even when we try to convince ourselves that we seek and save these shiny handheld objects primarily for pleasure and satisfaction. Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.

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February’s Coinage Kids
Friday, January 31st, 2014 by

February’s Coinage Kids

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 […]

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Friday, January 31st, 2014 by

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My Two Cents’ Worth: A Golden Year
Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: A Golden Year

Where were you when COINage first came out? Unless you’re now 50 or older, it’s likely that you weren’t even born yet— for this magazine hit the stands for the very first time not quite half a century ago, with an issue dated Winter 1964. Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.

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