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Saturday, November 30th, 2013 by

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My Two Cents’ Worth: Is Special JFK Coinage in Store?
Friday, August 2nd, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Is Special JFK Coinage in Store?

Early this year, I suggested in this column that a one-time commemorative coin–perhaps a silver dollar–be issued to mark the 5oth anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s shocking assassination. This, I said, would be a way to channel the grief still felt keenly by read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 by

Monday, July 22

WASHINGTON – The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste and the Dollar Coin Alliance will host a briefing for members of Congress, staff and all interested parties on the budgetary savings of modernizing U.S. Currency.  The former Chief Economist for the Senate Banking Committee and Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Treasury will present a […]

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Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 by

Opportunity Knocks

by Amy Drew Thompson In March, the Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar became the first-ever commemorative to acknowledge a girls’ organization. Will it become a classic? Only time will tell, but to scouts, to girls and women across the nation, the message is, “You make a difference.” Read the entire story here.

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My Two Cents’ Worth: Throwing Collectors a Curve Ball
Monday, July 8th, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Throwing Collectors a Curve Ball

Next year is the 75th anniversary of Cooperstown’s pride and joy—an occasion at least as important as the 100th anniversary of the Lions Clubs International, for which Congress has seen fit to authorize a special silver dollar in 2017. Read Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s entire column here.

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My Two Cents’ Worth: Has the Buck Really Stopped?
Friday, January 25th, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Has the Buck Really Stopped?

Reports of the demise of “mini-dollar” coins appear to have been premature. Fifty weeks after the Obama Administration administered last rites to the Presidential $1 Coin program, a hearing in the House of Representatives served notice that in supporters’ eyes, the series might yet be revived as circulating coinage. Continue reading here.

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Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Out to Launch

Kinderhook, New York … Moravia, New York … Greeneville, Tennessee … Fremont, Ohio. These are among the locations where the United States Mint has sought to “connect America through coins” in recent years. All have served as sites for official launch ceremonies at which the Mint has introduced new entries in its series of presidential […]

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Monday, February 14th, 2011 by

Andrew Johnson $1 Coin to Enter Circulation

On February 17, the United States Mint will issue into circulation the 17th release in the presidential $1 coin program. To mark the Andrew Johnson $1 coin’s release, the bureau will hold a ceremonial launch and coin exchange on the same day, at the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee. The coin was designed […]

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Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 by

Where Are the New Coins?

Dear COINage: In the past few years, I have noticed a number of comments in your magazine (and other publications) regarding the lack of use of coins currently produced by the U.S. Mint. I feel it is important for someone, or some organization, to get with the Federal Reserve banks or other financial institutions regarding […]

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