Due to the increase in COVID-19 infection rates, the meetings and programs at the Dunwoody North Shallowford Annex are cancelled through March 31, 2021. Therefore, the MCCA meetings are canceled for the foreseeable future. For more information on COVID-19, visit the Center for Disease Control website.

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United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide

Be Afraid: Counterfeit Gold!

By Dennis Tucker Gold is in the mainstream news headlines these days as the precious metal takes a wild ride up and down the market. The United States Mint is doing land-office business in gold coin production, investors are looking at gold as a way to diversify their portfolios, and collector demand is robust for […]

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Continental Currency, the Dream of American Independence, and Connecting Cash to History

In Praise of Bowers’s Unique Study of Revolutionary Currency

by Christopher R. McDowell The Latest Whitman Guide Book Illuminates the Financing of America’s Independence The Guide Book of Continental Currency and Coins, the latest Whitman Publishing book by Q. David Bowers, debuts March 2, 2021. The 288-page book is volume 25 in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. It will be available from […]

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Brasher Doubloon

Prominent Coin Dealer Expands Numismatic-Themed Wine Business

Wine’s Name Inspired By The Brasher Doubloon He Owned A Napa Valley California winery, owned by a well-known professional numismatist and named after an important design element on United States coins, is expanding. Seanne and Steven Contursi Steven L. Contursi, Chief Executive Officer of Rare Coin Wholesalers and his wife, Seanne, are proprietors of the […]

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

WSB Features the Atlanta Fed

Learn the “Secrets of Atlanta’s Federal Reserve” this Sunday, May 24, at 7 p.m. (ET) on WSB-TV, the WSB Now stream, or the WSB News mobile app. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, (informally referred to as the Atlanta Fed and the Bank), is the sixth district of the 12 […]

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Manila Mint

Don’t Miss Inaugural Webinar Series!

Manila Mint (Old La Intendencia Building) Join host David Crenshaw and presenter John Phipps for the club’s inaugural educational webinar series. The webinars are in lieu of the club’s canceled meetings during these unprecedented times of the coronavirus pandemic and will be live the first and third Saturday each month at 7:00 p.m. ET if […]

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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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Strike Gold in Atlanta: Y’All Are Invited!

The American Numismatic Association brings its National Money Show to Atlanta, February 27–29, 2020, at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The great state of Georgia is no stranger to organized numismatics. You might remember a few years ago when the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo—usually hosted in Baltimore three times a year—was held in Atlanta. The […]

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Learn to Discern: Grading U.S. Coins Seminar

Take the worry out of your numismatic purchases by becoming knowledgeable about how U.S. coins should be graded. Using the latest American Numismatic Association and market standards, instructors Kenneth Bressett, editor emeritus of A Guide Book of United States Coins, Bill Fivaz, co-author of The Cherrypicker’s Guide to Rare Coin Varieties, and Rod Gillis, ANA […]

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