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Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support

Coin collectors soon could purchase 2021-CC Morgan and Peace silver dollars that support the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the hobby. 1921 Morgan Dollar(Imaged by Heritage Auctions. HA.com) Legislation was introduced on July 16 (H.R. 3757) to authorize production of 2021-dated dollar coins to mark the 1921 transition from the Morgan to the Peace designs. […]

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2019 Numismatic Literary Guild Award Winners

Buy the book before you buy the coin.Aaron R. Feldman The Numismatic Literary Guild, a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers and content producers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles, presented its annual awards for 2019 on Thursday, August 15, in Rosemont, IL. […]

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PCGS Launches Rarities Holder

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is now offering a striking new “Rarities” holder option at no additional fee for historic coins that merit special attention. One of the first coins encapsulated in the new, larger holder is the finest known 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, graded PCGS PR66, owned by distinguished numismatist Gerald R. Forsythe who […]

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Active Interest Media Acquires Krause Periodicals

North America’s leading participant media company today announced the acquisition of four storied groups of enthusiast brands from F+W Media. “The addition of Writer’s Digest, Popular Woodworking, Horticulture, and the Collectibles Group significantly extends our footprint in passionate markets that fit Active Interest Media’s vision for future growth,” said President & CEO Andrew Clurman. “These […]

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Cherrypickers’ Guide Editorial Summit Held in Chattanooga

Left to right: Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker; Cherrypickers’ Guide coauthor Bill Fivaz; professional numismatist Larry Briggs; and Whitman associate editor Brandon C. Hall, at SEGS Grading Service headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, May 2019. An editorial summit was convened in Chattanooga, Tennessee, May 1 and 2, 2019, to plan the sixth edition, volume II, of Whitman […]

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An Open Letter to Bill Hyder and the Token and Medal Society

From Dennis Tucker, Atlanta, GeorgiaTo Mr. Bill Hyder, Scott’s Valley, California Dear Bill, I’ve got something to vent about. Your article in the January/February 2019 issue of the Token and Medal Society’s TAMS Journal (“Merchant Token Ephemera From Wiley, Kansas”) makes me feel like I’ve been asleep for the past 15 years as a writer […]

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