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December’s Coinage Kids: Double Puzzle
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 by

December’s Coinage Kids: Double Puzzle

Each of the clue words was taken directly from this month’s COINage. Unscramble each of the clue words, then place the letters in the numbered cells into the cells at right with the same number. Solve the double puzzle!

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My Two Cents’ Worth: A Tribute to a Treasured Curator
Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: A Tribute to a Treasured Curator

Recently, the curatorial staff of the Numismatic Collection came up with the idea of freshening it, and strengthening weaker areas, by launching a new endow- ment fund in the name of Richard G. Doty, the collection’s senior curator, who died in June at the age of 71. Read Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s entire column here A […]

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 by

There’s an App for That?

Indeed, there is an app for that, and technology is changing the way dealers and collectors buy and sell their cherished inventory. But will handheld devices deliver a death knell to the numismatic treasure hunters of old, or just force an evolution? Read the entire story here.

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Saturday, December 19th, 2009 by

My 2 Cents: The Missing “Lincs”

Where have all the flowers gone? Better yet, where have all the 2009 Lincoln cents gone? Halfway through the year, the U.S. Mint had produced nearly 1.375 billion of the special cents marking the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth and the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln cent itself. That’s quite a bit less than […]

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Friday, December 18th, 2009 by

Zachary Taylor Presidential Dollar

Zachary Taylor has the distinction of being one of a handful of U.S. presidents who never won an elective office before capturing the nation’s highest office. Taylor also was the second chief executive to die in office and the last before the Civil War to take a principled stand on slavery. Like Presidents George Washington, […]

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Friday, December 18th, 2009 by

December 2009 Issue

Heading for Parks Unknown 14 Some little-recognized national parks and historical sites will finally get their due on a new Washington quarter series by Dom Yanchunas The Northern Mariana Islands Quarter 22 They have been a crucial link in the United States’ Western Pacific military defenses since 1947 by Ron Meyer Book Notes 28 Some […]

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 by

LEGAL ACTION: Complaint Filed Against 1933 Double Eagles

[PHILADELPHIA, PENNYSYLVANIA] Consistent with U.S. District Court Judge Legrome D. Davis’ order dated July 28, 2009, the Office of United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has filed a civil forfeiture complaint against 10 1933 double eagles ($20 gold coins). The descendants of deceased jeweler-dealer Israel Switt surrendered the coins to the U.S. […]

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 by

AUSTRIAN MINT COIN: The “Legends” Continue

[VIENNA, AUSTRIA] The Austrian Mint has issued the second silver coin in the “Legends of Austria” series: the story—and legend—of King Richard’s capture. History has it that Richard the Lionheart offended Duke Leopold V of Austria. Richard was shipwrecked in the Adriatic Sea while returning home from the Crusades, so he traveled over land. He […]

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