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Recollections on the Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins

The silver coins of U.S. Mint chief engraver Charles Barber have enjoyed a rise in popularity in recent decades. The Barber Coin Collectors’ Society was formed in 1989, saw slow but steady growth for several years, and then experienced a vibrant rebirth under the leadership of Phil Carrigan (as president) and David Lawrence Feigenbaum (as […]

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Book Explores Money from the Stone Age to the Internet Age

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of Robert D. Leonard Jr.’s award-winning Curious Currency: The Story of Money from the Stone Age to the Internet Age. The 160-page hardcover book will debut March 12, 2019, two weeks before the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show. It will be available from booksellers and […]

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Event Showcases Unique Currency Collection

The John T. Williams’ Historic Currency Lecture is part of the Atlanta Preservation Center’s Phoenix Files event, March 2-24, 2019. John T. Williams spent several years studying the history of money in America. His collection has grown into one of the largest and most important and comprehensive collections in the state. Join Williams as he […]

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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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Expanded Second Edition of Harlan Berk’s 100 Greatest Ancient Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, by noted historian of the ancient world and professional coin dealer Harlan J. Berk. The 144-page hardcover coffee-table book will debut March 12, 2019, two weeks before the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show. It will be available from booksellers and […]

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New 2020 OFFICIAL RED BOOK Reports Dramatic Market Changes

The newest edition of the coin hobby’s annual Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will debut on April 9, 2019, two weeks before National Coin Week. The 73rd edition (with a cover date of 2020) features extensively updated pricing and auction data reflecting the current market for collectible coins, […]

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Musings on A Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

In the United States today the Lincoln cent is the most popular “classic” collector coin. Uniquely, it holds that position while also being one of the most popular modern coins. To call the Lincoln cent a classic American coin is to group it with Buffalo nickels, Mercury dimes, Standing Liberty quarters, Liberty Walking half dollars, […]

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Robert Shippee’s Award-Winning Memoir

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of Pleasure and Profit: 100 Lessons for Building and Selling a Collection of Rare Coins, by Robert W. Shippee. The 328-page book will debut at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, February 28, 2019. After that it can be ordered from booksellers and hobby shops […]

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Club to Celebrate 55th Anniversary

The Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta began as the Doraville Coin Club, founded in April of 1964 by Bob Baker, Fred Glass, Joe Merch, Joe Nesbit, James Maloney, Jimmy Going, Herbert Beaty, and Charles Hawkins. (Read Our Story here.) This club will celebrate its 55th anniversary on Sunday, April 28, at the Cross Creek Café […]

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