The United States Mint makes everyday coins, special coins and medals to help us remember these heroes. The names of some of those coins are hidden in the grid. Some names have been abbreviated due to space limitations. Find and circle or highlight them, then send your completed puzzle to May Quiz, COINage magazine, 3585 Maple […]
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The Austrian Mint in Vienna will issue on May 7 the fifth silver coin in its charming series “Austria by its Children,” also known as “Austria, Piece by Piece.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, of course, instantly comes to mind when one thinks of Salzburg, and indeed such was the case for young artist Melisa Bejic, the […]
Find and identify the error coins as REAL or FAKE. Then mail your completed quiz to April Quiz, COINage magazine, P.O. Box 7030 Ventura, CA 93006-9899. Five winners will be drawn from the valid entries received by April 30, 2014. Take the April quiz.
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!
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.
Here are the answers to August’s crossword puzzle. Across 4. NUMISMATIC—American _____________ Association 5. INVENTORY—What’s on hand 6. DIGITAL—Form of photo, music or text file 11. PCGS—First grading service 13. ODDITY—Variety, pattern or error 14. KEN—________ Bressett 15. DUBILL—”A Dollar from Herter’s” 17. OPTIMIST—One who sees the bright side 20. DAHLONEGA—Mint in Georgia 22. SANDIEGO—1983 […]
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 […]
The following are the answers to June’s COINage Kids Quiz on bourse etiquette. True or False: 1. It is OK to handle raw coins like they’re ordinary pocket change. False 2. Make sure other customers can also see what’s in a dealer’s cases. True 3. Attending a show is costly, so allow the dealer to […]
Following are the answers to May’s Coinage Kids Quiz, “Mom’s the Word.” 1. For how many years did Queen Victoria reign? 63 (63 years, 7 months) 2. How many children did Maria Theresa have? 16 3. When was the Sacagawea $1 coin first issued for circulation? 2000 4. Who succeeded in establishing Mother’s Day as […]