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Celebrating R.S. Yeoman and His Remarkable Red Book

How and Why We Commemorate the Red Book’s 75 Years By Dennis Tucker A Penny Saved: R.S. Yeoman and His Remarkable Red Book, the latest Whitman Publishing book by Kenneth Bressett, debuts in summer 2021 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Yeoman’s Guide Book of United States Coins (the “Red Book”). The 352-page hardcover volume will be available […]

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Governor Andy Beshear Commissions Whitman Publisher Dennis Tucker a Kentucky Colonel

Kentucky governor Andy Beshear On March 23, 2021, Kentucky governor Andy Beshear commissioned Whitman Publishing’s Dennis Tucker as a Kentucky Colonel in recognition of his career in book publishing, and for publicizing and promoting knowledge of the Commonwealth’s status as an important subject within American numismatics. According to the Governor’s Office, “The highest honor awarded […]

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

My Journey in Continental Currency

By Q. David Bowers The Guide Book of Continental Currency and Coins, the latest Whitman Publishing book by Q. David Bowers, debuted this month (March 2021) and is already nearing a sellout, with a second print run planned. The 288-page book is volume 25 in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. It is available […]

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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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