There are important actions to take if you are the victim of or are an investigator looking into crimes involving gold or rare coins, according to Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion who spoke at a recent seminar for law enforcement officers at the Florida United Numismatists convention. “Never give up, always be […]
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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!
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 […]
by Amy Drew Thompson Is there a shortage of torch-bearers to carry this hobby into the future? Opinions differ, but most agree that with encouragement, outreach and a culture of community, today’s Young Numismatists will continue to build on the legacies of whose who came before. Read the entire story here.
COINage has received several letters lately regarding coin values. How is value determined? Who determines it? Inquiring readers want to know. So I did a little bit of research and found an article that directly answers the question much quicker than I can. Besides, I’m an accumulator, remember? The anwers to all of your questions–to […]
Sometimes a story analyzes a situation so thoroughly–and concisely, I may add–that there is little more to say. Tim Shuck recently wrote on CoinLink about the new subcommittee of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee. The CCAC hopes that the Subcommittee on Coin Design Excellence will help the group accomplish its mission of improving the designs […]
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 […]
Seller Beware First, let me just say that not every gold dealer or Internet gold buyer is dishonest. With that out of the way, I’ve been seeing more and more television ads from businesses that want to buy your unwanted gold, silver or platinum jewelry. Then I saw that one of these businesses was offering […]