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7/19/2022

Stack's Bowers Galleries Announces Inaugural Offering of Coins from the Sydney F. Martin Collection To Be Held as Part of the Stack's Bowers Galleries August 2022 Global Showcase Auction

Stack's Bowers Galleries, selected as the auctioneer of Martin's vast collection of early American coins, tokens, medals and paper money, will feature the inaugural offering from the collection in its August 2022 Global Showcase Auction.

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3/10/2022

Money, Myths, and Misconceptions

Over the years, there have been many falsehoods regarding U.S. currency and coin collecting. Here are the top seven.

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8/13/2021

10 Tips for Assembling a Coin Collection for Less than $200 Per Month

Assembling a comprehensive coin collection requires a plan and a budget.

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9/28/2020

A Token From The Sugar Cane Train

There have been many times in American history when the coins produced and available in parts of the United States have simply not been enough to accommodate the needs of trade and commerce. Rather than being forced to rely upon the barter system, ingenuity has led to the striking of tokens to fill in the gaps of commerce with a coin-like substitute.

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12/4/2019

Publisher's Message (December 2019 Greysheet)

CDN Publisher, John Feigenbaum, discusses his monthly report on the rare coin market as it appears in the December 2019 Greysheet.

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11/9/2019

2020 Redbooks Sell Out Early - Back for Second Printing

In a sign of the strength of the coin-collecting hobby, dramatically higher than usual demand has caused Whitman Publishing to go back to press with the spiral-bound version of the Guide Book of United States Coins, 73rd edition.

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9/21/2019

Jeff Garrett's Advice on Getting Started in U.S. Coin Collecting

Noted numismatist, Jeff Garrett, offers excellent tips for collectors interested in collecting U.S. coins but may not know where to start.

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12/27/2015

MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT: PROOF HALF CENTS: An Update

In the October 10, 1997 CDN Monthly Supplement I wrote an article entitled ""Why Collect Proof Half Cents? The Numbers May Surprise You."" Since then a number of major collections containing date and/or variety runs of Proof Half Cents have been sold at auction.

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