Posts Tagged ‘Conventions & shows’

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Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 by

Safe Travels

There doesn’t seem to be a coin show “season” anymore. Shows big and small are scheduled throughout the entire year across the country. Coin collectors and dealers are experienced travelers, but they shouldn’t take anything for granted, especially their safety. During the last week, there were two more stories of dealers being robbed. One occurred […]

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Friday, March 12th, 2010 by

The Golden Rule

Editor’s Note: This post is by Richard Stinchcomb, an amateur photographer who happens to be a coin collector, too. He continues to add photos and coins to his portfolio in Georgia. An event at a major coin show in Atlanta a few years ago left me feeling very shocked and concerned. Since numismatic events of […]

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 by

Discouraging Words

How to Discourage Young Collectors They say that some truth underlies all sarcasm. (Isn’t that what they say?) So, about two weeks after the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money was held in Los Angeles, pardon me while I let it flow freely. * * * For years, I’ve been trying to figure out how to […]

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Monday, April 27th, 2009 by

Faking It

It seems that now more than ever, people want to know, “What’s it worth?” The current economic landscape has both collectors and non-collectors searching attics, basements, vacant lots and their pockets for valuable coins. That’s good news. Some will make the leap from casual accumulators to serious collectors and investors. Some of those people may […]

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