Due to the rapidly escalating health concerns relating to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the meetings and programs at the Dunwoody North Shallowford Annex are suspended until further notice since this building serves as the City of Dunwoody's backup operational facility. Therefore, MCCA meetings are canceled for the foreseeable future. For more information on COVID-19, visit the Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization websites.

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A Guide Book of United States Coins

New 2021 OFFICIAL RED BOOK Will Debut April 7

The 74th edition of the coin-collecting hobby’s annual Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will debut April 7, 2020. The new volume includes completely updated pricing and auction data reflecting the current market for collectible U.S. coins, along with historical information and guidance on how to build a valuable […]

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Mark Borckardt

Heritage Auctions’ Mark Borckardt Named 2020 Numismatist of the Year

Award places Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist in elite company among top numismatists Mark Borckardt Named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by American Numismatic Association Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt received one of the highest individual honors within the hobby when he was named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by the American Numismatic Association. “This […]

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1858 $10

Historic 1858 Proof Liberty Eagle Gold Coin Offered

An 1858 Liberty Eagle, one of the most historic U.S. gold coins ever minted and the only specimen known outside of museums, will headline Heritage Auctions’ U.S. coins offerings during the Central States Numismatic Society auctions, April 22-25 in Dallas.  “Heritage is honored to have been selected to offer this historically important coin to its […]

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Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker speaking at the American Numismatic Association National Money Show, February 27, 2020. (Photo by Brandon C. Hall)

The Health of the Hobby, 2020

by Dennis Tucker, Publisher, Whitman Publishing Teaching the next generation: Dad with my daughter in July 2018. For several years when I was a kid, my father and I would plant, nurture, and eventually harvest a big vegetable garden. It was something special he and I shared—my one older brother still living at home didn’t […]

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Larry Briggs, Bill Fivaz, Brandon Hall, and Dennis Tucker

High-Value “Cherrypicker” Coins Take the Stage at the National Money Show

Cherrypickers’ Guide volume editor Larry Briggs, author Bill Fivaz, associate editor Brandon Hall, and publisher Dennis Tucker at the ANA National Money Show, August 27, 2020. Bill Fivaz, coauthor of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins, and Dennis Tucker, publisher at Whitman Publishing, along with Whitman Associate Editor Brandon Hall, […]

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U.S. Mint Director David J. Ryder

Mint Director David J. Ryder at Atlanta National Money Show

34th and 39th Director of the United States Mint The United States Mint (Mint) will be at booth #729 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show on February 27, 2020, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. Mint Director David J. Ryder will participate in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, February […]

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100 Greatest Modern World Coins

Defining “Greatness” Among Modern World Coins

In March 2020 Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The 168-page coffee-table hardcover will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com). Here, the book’s authors address two central questions of their manuscript: What makes a modern coin “great” . […]

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Cherrypickers’ Guide

Liberty Seated, Barber, Mercury, and Roosevelt Dime Photographs Sought

Research materials at the May 2019 Cherrypickers’ Guide editorial summit in Chattanooga. Whitman Publishing will release the newest volume of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins at the August 2020 World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh. The book’s editors are now seeking photographs of certain die varieties of United States […]

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