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Facts About Coin Collecting

Wondering what the name is for an individual that collects coins? That would be a Numismatist. (Pronounced new-miss-ma-tist.) It means “someone who studies and collects things…

How to Prevent Coin Loss

Fred Howard, a Virginia collector, left part of his valuable Byzantine coin collection on the viewing table in his bank’s safety deposit area. Fortunately for him,…

Lincoln’s Cents

  One of the best-known stories about America’s most beloved president is actually about coins. The story goes that, upon closing his general store one evening,…

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