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COINage Profile: 1931-S Lincoln Cent

The 1931-S Lincoln cent holds an interesting place in the canon of wheat pennies, serving as the least expensive of the key dates and...

COINage Profile: 1976 Bicentennial Quarter

Before the 50 State Quarters program began in 1999, coin collectors of the late 20th century sought the 1776-1976 Bicentennial quarter. Struck in 1975...

Is eBay Ending Coin Sales?

There's been a lot of buzz in numismatic circles lately with coin dealers and coin collectors alike concerned that online auction juggernaut eBay would...

Coin of the Week: 1796 U.S. Quarter Dollar

By Antoinette Rahn Sometimes when a new idea comes to the table, it's met with a less than exuberant response. In turn, the same concept...

COINage Profile: 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar

The 1970-D Kennedy half dollar is the last of its breed, a silver business-strike coin representing the tail-end of the era when precious-metal coins...

COINage Profile: 1982 No-P Roosevelt Dime

One of the most popular modern coin varieties is the 1982 no-P Roosevelt dime. Struck just two years after the Philadelphia Mint began stamping...

Glenna Goodacre, Designer Of Sacagawea Dollar, Dies at 80

Celebrated artist and sculptor Glenna Goodacre, whose design of young Shoshone woman Sacagawea and her baby Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau ("Pomp") has appeared on the small...

Keeping Track of Every Penny

By Tom Bilotta One of the greatest challenges faced by the typical numismatist is keeping track of his or her collection. A typical coin collection...

Counterfeit United States Coins Made for Circulation

By Winston Zack For decades, the numismatic community has been plagued by counterfeit U.S. coins of varying quality pouring into the marketplace, deceiving collectors and...

Examining Dates on Coins

By R.W. Julian When beginning collectors find a coin dated in the 1800s or earlier, they automatically assume that was the year it was actually...

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