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Know It All

San Mateo Daily Journal - 24 Feb 2018
Without looking, can you name the famous faces on the U.S. penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half-dollar, silver dollar and $1 gold coin? See answer at end. ***. The minimum wage in the United States in 1949 was 40 cents per hour. ***. “The Hank McCune ...
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Circulation coins drop in 2017 - Numismatic NewsNumismatic News

Numismatic News - 24 Feb 2018
After posting the second annual decline in a row for circulation coin output in 2017, what's in store for the United States Mint in 2018? For all of calendar year 2017, the two Mint production facilities cranked out almost 14.9 billion coins between ...
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Left and right confusing for coins

Numismatic News - 04 Feb 2018
Is there any requirement affecting the designer's initials on a coin – such as whether they are incuse or in relief? There is no regulation, but over the years designers have certainly had their problems in even getting their initials on their work ...
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Mysteries at your Museum: Mr. Clark and his 5-cent currency

Jacksonville Daily Progress - 10 Feb 2018
Your Vanishing Texana Museum has both US historic coins and paper currency our local residents have either gifted or loaned to us for the enjoyment of our community. Recently, Mr. D'wayne Bolton gifted a collection of “ U.S. Postage Currency” and ...
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'Leprosy Coins' and the Legacy of Stigma

Atlas Obscura - 13 Feb 2018
Some currencies were privately minted by the leprosariums themselves, according to Jean Myles, Bob's wife, while others were issued by the country's health ministry. Some, like the money used at the Palo Seco quarantine in the Panama Canal Zone, were ...
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What's the condition of the 1909 Lincoln, VDB cent on Mars?

Coin World - 02 Feb 2018
Edgett told Coin World Feb. 7, 2012, that he considered himself an “amateur” collector. “Mostly, I enjoy saving the first [Philadelphia Mint and Denver Mint] cent, nickel, etc., I find as the new ones come out. Certainly I have always been most jazzed ...
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Mined metals have many important uses and applications

Hometown Focus - 23 Feb 2018
In the early 1990s, research began on the evaluation of bismuth as a nontoxic replacement for lead in such uses as ceramic glazes, fishing sinkers, food processing equipment, free-machining brasses for plumbing applications, lubricating greases, and ...
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What the Abilene Reporter-News liked, disliked: Aaaah-choo!

ReporterNews.com - 10 Feb 2018
1. "Nickel" exhibition priceless. If you never have been to the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature," nicknamed "The Nickel," here's your chance. The new "Our Voice" exhibit, featuring the illustrations of African-Americans for ...
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Going for the gold? It all depends

Bemidji Pioneer - 18 Feb 2018
Jewelry (49 percent of all gold is used for jewelry) was not of interest to me and I wasn't too interested in collecting coins. I have had a few gold coins and some very nice gold jewelry. I tried not to be like Rumpelstiltskin who was mesmerized by ...
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Modernizing US currency will secure our future, save billions

CNBC - 15 Oct 2017
This is not a partisan issue — that's why we, a Democrat and a Republican Mint director, agree — the Coins Act takes an approach both sides can agree on. The United States is one of only three industrialized nations, along with Argentina and Botswana ...
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2000 Days on Mars With the Curiosity Rover

The Atlantic - 31 Jan 2018
It is a 1909 "VDB" cent from the first year Lincoln pennies were minted, the centennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, with the VDB initials of the coin's designer—Victor David Brenner—on the reverse. The penny is on the MAHLI calibration target as a ...
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The penny may be worthless, but let's keep it anyway

The Conversation US - 24 Aug 2017
The price of zinc, which currently composes 97.5 percent of a penny, has tripled over the past 15 years. Copper, which makes up the other 2.5 percent (and once was the sole ingredient), has risen almost fourfold. The penny isn't the only coin that's ...
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United States 1964-D Jefferson Nickel

CoinWeek - 05 Jun 2017
The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding Father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson, open to “all American sculptors”, was ...
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Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America's History, Dies at 106

New York Times - 16 Nov 2017
A grandfather gave it to Eric Pfeiffer Newman in 1918, when he was 7, a little bonus for his nickel-a-week allowance. For almost a century, Mr. Newman called the fascinating old penny his first numismatic inspiration, a doorway to the past that took a ...
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US Mint readying resumption of mutilated coin redemption program

Coin World - 21 Dec 2017
Copper-nickel clad dimes, quarter dollars and half dollars, comprised of outer layers of 75 percent copper and 25 percent nickel bonded to a core of pure copper, will be redeemed at the rate of $20 per pound. Under the final rules, the U.S. Mint ...
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Mint Error News: PCGS Certifies Unique Two-Headed Nickel

CoinWeek - 05 Jun 2017
This is the only known U.S. regular-issue coin of ANY denomination that was struck with two obverse dies (two-headed). It stands alone as a major U.S. numismatic rarity and proves that a United States two-headed coin exists! There are three known U.S ...
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Old Time Wooden Nickel Company

Atlas Obscura - 01 Dec 2017
The obverse shows a traditional American Bison or American Buffalo and the reverse is dedicated to the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces. Hornung purchased the pre-existing company in 1995 and renamed it the Old Time Wooden ...

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