Due to the health concerns relating to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the meetings and programs at the Dunwoody North Shallowford Annex are cancelled through the end of this year. 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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“Hardship, Heartbreak, and Opportunity”—The Fascinating Tales Told by Colonial and Early American Money

The second edition of the Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins debuted in September 2020. This essay is condensed from the book’s foreword, by Kenneth Bressett. The story of money, its everyday use in commerce, and how it is created for payment of taxes and use in trade, presents a chronicle of the […]

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Price Increases for United States Mint Silver Numismatic Products

An October 8, 2020 tweet by the United States Mint announced price increases for its silver numismatic products. The United States Mint recently adopted a new strategy for pricing products in its silver numismatic products portfolio. Prices for products containing silver will change EFFECTIVE October 13, 2020—applicable to silver products already on sale/those yet to […]

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The Postcard Hobby of Bowers and Martin

“An Interesting Field of Interesting People Collecting Interesting Things” Like many hobbyists, I’ve read Q. David Bowers’s books since I was a young collector. For more than fifteen years I’ve also had the honor of being his publisher, adding many new works to his extensive oeuvre. As for Mary L. Martin, I’ve known of her […]

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New Expanded 4th Edition of ‘Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited’

Whitman Publishing is releasing a larger, updated new edition of Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited. The 336-page fourth edition will debut in October 2020. It will be available online (including at Whitman.com) and from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide for $19.95. Cash In Your Coins tells readers who […]

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Texas Bullion Depository Security Officials Learn About Numismatic Fakes

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation and U.S. Treasury OIG conduct educational seminar OIG Senior Special Agent Chris Hersey The opening of the Texas Bullion Depository in the Austin suburb of Leander earlier this year has provided opportunities for investors to safely secure their precious metal coins and ingots but also raised potential problems of storing counterfeit items. […]

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