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My Two Cents’ Worth: A Golden Year
Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: A Golden Year

Where were you when COINage first came out? Unless you’re now 50 or older, it’s likely that you weren’t even born yet— for this magazine hit the stands for the very first time not quite half a century ago, with an issue dated Winter 1964. Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.

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January’s Coinage Kids
Monday, January 6th, 2014 by

January’s Coinage Kids

Find and identify the words about the Winter Olympics in the grid. Then mail your completed quiz to January Quiz, COINage magazine, P.O. Box 7030, Ventura, CA 93006-9899.

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 by

Wanted: Papers on World’s Fairs

Submissions due to the ANA by April 5, 2013. The American Numismatic Association is accepting papers on “Numismatics in its Relationship to World’s Fairs and Expositions” from authors and researchers who would like to be a part of the Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Selected authors will be asked to deliver presentations in […]

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Monday, December 24th, 2012 by

COINage Kids: January 2013

Print out and complete the word search. Follow the rest of the instructions and send it in for a chance to win a prize in our monthly drawing. Word search

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My Two Cents’ Worth: A Pocketful of Wry
Thursday, December 20th, 2012 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: A Pocketful of Wry

When numismatists speak of “odd and curious” items, they’re referring to Yap stones, Swedish plate money and similarly strange objects that have seen use through the centuries as mediums of exchange. In this month’s column, the phrase “odd and curious” refers not to offbeat money, but rather to oddball news items dealing with coins or […]

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012 by

In the January 2013 Issue …

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 by

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 by

October Quiz Answers

Explorers on  U.S. Coins Prizes for the October quiz have been sent. We’ve posted the answers here anyway, just in case you were curious. 1. When did Columbus set foot in the New World, and when is his day observed? October 12, 1492; October 12 2. When did the Age of Exploration begin? The early […]

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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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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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