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.
On the highway of life, major road markers tend to appear at 25-year intervals. That’s why so much emphasis is placed on silver and gold wedding anniversaries and 25- and 50-year class reunions. That’s also why most commemorative coins celebrate anniversaries divisible exactly by the number “25.” Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.
“Reality Checks” on the Rise At the request of hobbyists, certification services are returning to their roots: acknowledgment of authenticity by Dom Yanchunas Pro and COIN: It’s a Great, New—Online—Marketplace With some common sense, the Internet is a good place to buy and sell coins by Rita Laws, Ph.D. Pro and COIN: Computer-Age Villains in […]