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Q. David Bowers on Bill Bierly’s In God We Trust

In November 2019 Whitman Publishing will release William Bierly’s In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion. The 352-page hardcover volume will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com). Here, numismatic historian Q. David Bowers shares his thoughts on the book. “In God We Trust” […]

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Beth Deisher Teaches Families How to Win “The Widow Game”

Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited has been released in a new third edition by Whitman Publishing. The 304-page volume is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide. Here, Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker recalls how the book came to be. Beth Deisher’s groundbreaking Cash In Your Coins […]

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In God We Trust book

“In God We Trust”: New Book Explores the Civil War and Its Effects on American Money, Banking, and Religion

Whitman Publishing announces the release of In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion, by numismatic researcher William Bierly. The 352-page hardcover book will debut in November 2019. It will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $29.95. The national motto “In God We […]

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Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures

Capturing the Excitement of Lost and Found Coin Treasures

Q. David Bowers’s Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the most exciting coin-collecting books of recent years, has been released in a new second edition by Whitman Publishing. The 480-page hardcover book is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide. Here, Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker recalls how the book came […]

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George F. Kolbe Numismatic Library To Be Sold

The personal library formed by numismatic bookseller George F. Kolbe will be sold at auction on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The sale will be conducted by Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers and will feature a printed catalogue and live online bidding. The catalogue will be available by the beginning of October, but clients are advised […]

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Auction Benefits Club’s Scholarships

The Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta’s annual auction will be held during the club’s Saturday, November 2, 2019, meeting. This will also be the last meeting at the North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center. Future meetings will be held at the City of Dunwoody’s new North Shallowford Annex. (See MCCA is Moving!) The auction will benefit […]

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North Shallowford Annex

MCCA is Moving!

The North Shallowford Annex is a new indoor facility for Dunwoody Parks & Recreation programs and Dunwoody Police Department training. The Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta is moving to the City of Dunwoody’s new North Shallowford Annex. The club’s first meeting at the Annex will be Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Annex is located at […]

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Girl on the Silver Dollar

Girl on the Silver Dollar

Coin collectors have long believed Anna W. Williams was the model for George Morgan’s 1878 silver dollar design, but was she?  It was a time when any female who modeled for an artist was lumped with immoral and fallen women. The public morality enjoyed praise for allegorical female figures in painting, architecture and sculpture, but […]

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1921 Peace Silver Dollar High Relief

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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