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AUCTION: Hawaiian Collectibles to Be Offered

Sunday, August 8th, 2010 by

[BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA] On September 7, Stack’s Rare Coins of New York and Ira and Larry Goldberg Coins and Collectibles will jointly auction an “old-time” collection of Hawaiian coins, medals and currency. Staff from both companies will conduct the auction at the Crowne Plaza in Beverly Hills, California. The consignor assembled 50 examples of each […]

2009 . August . Issues . News and Notes

Bad Performance Reviews

Friday, August 6th, 2010 by

MY TWO CENTS’ WORTH: BAD PERFORMANCE REVIEWS By Ed Reiter For years, I have been lamenting the dull, dreary–sometimes deplorable–coin designs emanating from the U.S. Mint. The result has been a huge collective yawn, followed by a murky stream of more insipid “artwork.” Recently, however, my futile cry in the wilderness has been echoed by […]

. 2010 . August . Coinage design . My Two Cents

Table of Contents: August 2009

Monday, August 31st, 2009 by

The Birth of the Kennedy Half Dollar The vivid memories and images still conjured up by the coin can be attributed to the artists who created it by Ed Reiter The Rise and Fall of the Half Dollar Political decisions concerning the half dollar made this former workhorse the non-circulating coin it is today by […]

2009 . August . Issues

LETTERS: COINage “Letters” Column Needs You

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 by

[VENTURA, CALIFORNIA] The length and frequency of the “Letters” column depends on the support of our readers. The section will return as soon as we have enough content. Want more information about an article? Have some constructive criticism to offer? Can our readers help you with something? Please send any of your questions and comments […]

2009 . August . Blog . News and Notes

AWARD: Hall-of-Famer Named

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 by

[VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA] Dominion Grading Service’s senior grader and variety specialist, Mike Ellis, was recently the recipient of CONECA’s Hall of Fame award. Ellis came to DGS in October 2008. He brought with him 20 years’ experience as a professional numismatist and educator and 40 years of collecting experience. He has served as an instructor […]

2009 . August . Issues . News and Notes

SUBSCRIBER ALERT!: Bogus Notices on the Rise

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 by

[VENTURA, CALIFORNIA] COINage has received several letters and calls recently regarding fake subscription renewal notices. These companies are not authorized to represent COINage, nor are they affiliated with us in any way. Please do not give out any personal, payment or credit card information to these companies. COINage will not accept orders from these companies; […]

2009 . August . Issues . News and Notes

My Two Cents Worth: Two Score and Five Years

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 by

COINage, like the Lincoln cent, is marking a major milestone this year. This is a special birthday for us: the 45th anniversary of this magazine’s first appearance on the nation’s newsstands. For those keeping “score,” that’s two score and five years—far short of four score and seven, much less five score (the cent’s 100-year lifespan) […]

2009 . August . Issues . My Two Cents

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