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My Two Cents’ Worth: Making Cents of the Nickel
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Making Cents of the Nickel

“Two cents’ worth” is a phrase with serious negative connotations for the U.S. Mint these days. I don’t mean the “two cents’ worth” in the title of this column—though I’ve given enough grief to the Mint through the years to wear out any welcome I ever had. Read Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s entire column.

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Friday, November 1st, 2013 by

Coinage Kids: Happy Birthday, USMC

November 10 marks the 238th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Captain Samuel Nicholas formed two battalions of Continental Marines in Philadelphia as naval infantry in 1775. Complete this quiz about the U.S. Marine Corps and its commemorative coin, then send it in for a chance to win a prize.       […]

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My Two Cents’ Worth: Heads You Lose, Tails You Lose
Sunday, September 29th, 2013 by

My Two Cents’ Worth: Heads You Lose, Tails You Lose

Two heads are better than one, so they say—but two heads plus two tails might turn out to be a case of subtraction by addition. That’s what I fear would happen if Congress adopted the ill-conceived and clumsily named American Liberty Coinage Program and Deficit Reduction Act recently introduced by a Kentucky congressman named Garland “Andy” Barr. Read […]

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Friday, September 27th, 2013 by

In the October 2013 Issue …

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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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Thursday, July 25th, 2013 by

NEW from the U.S. Mint!

Sizzling Summer Savings The United States Mint is offering free standard shipping and will reduce its “expedited” shipping fee by $4.95 on all domestic Web orders placed during the period of July 26 at 9 a.m. ET through September 30, 2013, at 5 p.m. ET. Free standard shipping during this period applies only to orders […]

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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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Friday, July 5th, 2013 by

In the July 2013 Issue …

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Thursday, May 30th, 2013 by

New from the U.S. Mint

The second 2013 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin - Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial – will be available for sale beginning Monday, June 3, 2013.  The premium remains unchanged from 2012, at $9.75 per coin.  The minimum order quantity for the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coins is 500 ounces/100 […]

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