A preview of a print-exclusive column about a scarce Anthony dollar and news about the discovery of a Standing Liberty quarter dollar pattern caught readers’ attention this past week.
An 1838 abolitionist token offered not only a powerful message condemning slavery, it also promoted the concept of equal rights for women.
With the recent news about strained relations between the United States and Canada, it is good to reflect on one point on which the two nations still agree — loons make good coinage designs.
The “Readers Ask” column explains how a 1979-P Anthony, Wide Rim (Near Date) dollar differs from the more common 1979-P design, and "Collectors' Clearinghouse" investigates several unusual brockages.
Passage by Congress of yet another multi-year, multi-design dollar coin drew reader attention this past week, as did a story about an “affordable” Carson City Mint gold coin.
The Supreme Court ruling on June 21 that states can begin collecting sales taxes even for purchases made by out-of-state buyers has the coin collecting industry on high alert.
Although an 1806 Mint document claims 321 silver dollar were made in 1805, no such coins are known today. It took a later book to explain the reference.
Readers were interested in learning new details about the 2018-S Silver Reverse Proof set and what two “illegal” coins a British dealer says he once saw.
SS Central America reveals continue with a hoard of high-quality California small-denomination gold coins, many of them in Prooflike.
While speaking at a coin club meeting in Dayton, Ohio, the author heard concerns from club members wondering about the hobby's future.