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Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 by

Opportunity Knocks

by Amy Drew Thompson In March, the Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar became the first-ever commemorative to acknowledge a girls’ organization. Will it become a classic? Only time will tell, but to scouts, to girls and women across the nation, the message is, “You make a difference.” Read the entire story here.

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 by

COINage Kids: Crossword

Mail your puzzle answers to July Quiz, COINage magazine, P.O. Box 6925, Ventura, CA 93006-9899. Two winners will be drawn from the valid entries received by July 31, 2013. Get the crossword puzzle here.

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My Two Cents’ Worth: Throwing Collectors a Curve Ball
Monday, July 8th, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Throwing Collectors a Curve Ball

Next year is the 75th anniversary of Cooperstown’s pride and joy—an occasion at least as important as the 100th anniversary of the Lions Clubs International, for which Congress has seen fit to authorize a special silver dollar in 2017. Read Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s entire column here.

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Monday, August 15th, 2011 by

July Quiz Answers

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 […]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by

COMMEMORATIVE COIN: Austrian Rabble-Rouser Honored

[VIENNA, AUSTRIA] The Austrian Mint issued a €5 coin to commemorate the 200 years since Andreas Hofer led the Tyrolean people against Napoleon’s invading forces. The Treaty of Pressburg ceded Tyrol to Bavaria, part of Napoleon’s realm. Andreas Hofer, a charismatic leader, rallied his fellow Tyroleans to join forces and rebel against Napoleon’s forces by […]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by


Editor’s note: The caption on page 67 of the April 2009 issue should read: Letitia informally received Charles Dickens as a visitor at the White House.

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by

ANNIVERSARY COIN: First Appearance of Israel’s National Bird

[CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY] Israel’s 61st anniversary coins focus on the newly-proclaimed national bird of Israel, the Hoopope (“Doochifat” in Hebrew) and the two “runners-up,” the warbler and the goldfinch. The birds’ pictures grace the obverse of the latest Independence Day coins, designed by Igal Gabay. The flight of birds symbolizes the universal dream of freedom […]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by

Table of Contents: July 2009

America’s 10 Most Wanted Coins With 2009 marking the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln cent, it seems appropriate that we devote this list to the 10 “most wanted” in the series by Ed Reiter Ten Great Coin Collections Two kings, one diplomat and a handful of prominent businessmen built some of the world’s most impressive […]

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 by

My Two Cents Worth: Not Even Medium Rare

And what is so rare as a day in June? Well, by a process of elimination, I can think of a few things that are not as rare as a day in June—and, for that matter, aren’t rare at all. The 2009 “log cabin” Lincoln cent, for starters. The 2009 Puerto Rico terri­torial quarter. The […]

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