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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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William Barber Photo Found

William Barber was the fifth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1869 until his death. (Photo: Liberty Seated Collectors Club.) The Liberty Seated Collectors Club and the Barber Coin Collectors’ Society are happy to announce the discovery of the fifth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, and designer of the Trade Dollar […]

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F+W Media Files For Bankruptcy

Today we learned via Forbes that F+W Media, who publishes Numismatic News, files for bankruptcy protection. Forbes contributor, Tony Silber, reports: F+W Media, facing near-term liquidity issues with only about $2.5 million in cash available and $105.2 million in outstanding debt, yesterday filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code, citing in […]

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Great American Coin Hunt

What is being called the largest grassroots campaign to build the future of the numismatic hobby, hundreds of coin dealers and collectors join forces with the goal to release hundreds of thousands of collectible coins and currency into circulation during National Coin Week 2019. Join us in making numismatic history. For more information, visit GreatAmericanCoinHunt.com […]

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New Benefit at Heritage Auctions

HA.com members can now view all pending, rejected and accepted resale offers back to 2009 Heritage Auctions’ Make Offer to Owner (MOtO) program, through which clients can make anonymous offers on lots previously sold at auction, has added an extremely useful new feature showing the amount and status of every resale offer ever made via […]

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