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My Two Cents’ Worth: Deep in the Heart of Taxes
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Deep in the Heart of Taxes

“The only things certain in life are death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin is credited with penning that oft-quoted rueful lament. Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.

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Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 by

Coinage Kids: Ships, Ahoy!

This month’s quiz features coins with ships on them. Match the correct obverse (lettered side) with its reverse (numbered side).

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Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 by

In the September 2013 Issue …

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 by

September Quiz Answers

None of the entries received for the September quiz were valid. All were close, but none were entirely correct. The correct answers are posted here. 1) Who is the current U.S. Treasurer? Rosie Rios 2) How many planes were hijacked, and where did they ultimately crash? Four (4) planes: Two into the Twin Towers of […]

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Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: The Weight-ing Game

THE WEIGHT-ING GAME by Ed Reiter It’s official: The Realm of Coins has a new heavyweight champion—with a seven-figure price tag to back its claim to the title. A 2007 Canadian Maple Leaf containing 220.5 pounds of gold (that’s 100 kilograms to you metric-minded nerds) changed hands (or forklifts) for $4 million at an auction […]

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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by

COMMEMORATIVES: New from New Zealand

[AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND] The New Zealand Mint has two new products out. The first is the four-coin Famous Airships collection, the mint’s first oval coin. Each coin is 1 Troy ounce minted from 99.9 percent pure silver. The coins are $2 legal tender of Fiji Islands. The collection has a restricted mintage of 20,000 sets […]

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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by

SUBSCRIBER ALERT!: Bogus Notices on the Rise

[VENTURA, CALIFORNIA] COINage has recently received several letters and calls 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; […]

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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 by

My Two Cents Worth: A Light in the Nation’s Attic

It’s nice to have the National Numismatic Collection—or at least an important part of it—on display again at the Smithsonian Institution. Four years have passed since the Smithsonian closed the long-running “History of Coins and Medals” exhibit in 2005 and put the collection in mothballs—and that’s far too long for such a national treasure to […]

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Table of Contents: September 2009

Showtime at the Smithsonian A new exhibition at the National Museum of American History lets the public interact with rare coins and paper money by Dom Yanchunas Uncle Sam’s Coin Collection The United States didn’t always have a National Numismatic Collection. Now, a fraction of it is back on display by Tom DeLorey The Unsung 1909-S Cent […]

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