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A Coin Collector's Wife
Posted on Wednesday October 04, 2017
Dedicated to All Coin Collectors’ Wives
Author Unknown

Here’s a saying that you have all heard before, I think,
“Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink.”
Shipwrecked people shout it, as they drift upon the sea
It sure is bad, but the saddest cry I’ve heard in my whole life
Is the one you hear, when you lend and ear, to the Coin Collector’s ...

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Numismatics is Broken
Posted on Monday September 25, 2017
At least once per week I see an article, blog post, or someone talking about how we need to get children involved in numismatics. Oddly, at the same time, I also see precious few ideas being offered. It seems no one can wrap their head around how to get a younger crowd to care about numismatics. It's kind of funny to be on the outside looking in at this situation. Everyone is saying how it has to happen, tens of ...

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Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
- Economic Crimes Unit

Pinellas County Consumer Protection

Tampa Police Department

Seth Felipe Lutz (Arrested)
DOB: 9/4/1961
Address: 6720 Louis Avenue South, Apartment 1207, Tampa
Charges: One count of Aggravated White Collar Crime and (37) counts of Grand Theft

Detectives ...

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Coin Clubs can receive $300 from PAN
Posted on Thursday August 24, 2017

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists will defray part of the costs for your local coin club to charter a bus to the PAN Coin Show and Convention to be held Thursday October 26 th through Saturday October 28 th 2017.

PAN is offering a $300 reimbursement to any coin club that would like to organize a charter bus trip for their members to come to the PAN Fall Coin Show and Convention. We would like to be able to ...

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Theft From Tennessee Residence
Posted on Wednesday June 14, 2017
Detectives with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Tennessee are investigating the theft of a large amount of silver and gold bullion coins.





300 one ounce Canadian Silver Maple Leafs

100 one ounce Silver ...

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2017 BRNA Young Numismatists Program
Posted on Sunday June 11, 2017
This year our YN Program will be hosting Randy'L Hedow Teton, the female model used to design the Sacagawea dollar which was struck from 2000-2008.


We encourage our young numismatists to plan to come to the show to meet Randy'L and to participate in our cultural outfit contest for those who like to be artistic and creative, our essay contest for those who like to ...

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The Governor of Arizona Doug Ducey has signed into law a bill which removes all state income tax on precious metals coins. The measure was passed in the Arizona Senate on May 10 by a margin of 16-13 according to


The passage of HB2014 will remove the amount of any net capital gain derived from the exchange of one kind of legal tender for another kind of legal tender or specie (gold ...

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Today, Tuesday May 23, 2017, the North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 434. The legislation would exempt retail sales of investment coins, investment metal bullion, and non-coin currency from sales and use tax.

The bill’s sponsors, Representative Dana Bumgardner and Jeff Collins, believe that this exemption will help to bring more folks to North ...

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A Numismatic History of Congo/Zaïre: 1887-1997

Richard K. LeVan
with contributions 
Beverly B. LeVan and Leopold Verbist

Exploring 110 years of Circulation and Proof coinage,
24 chapters, 359 pages with illustrations

ISBN: 978-0-692-81068-2




This book, "A Numismatic History of ...

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Coin Shop Burglary Springfield, Mo
Posted on Tuesday May 16, 2017

Springfield, Mo police are investigating the early morning burglary of R&K Coins. Video shows a vehicle black or blue in color, similar to a Nissan Altima, plowing thru the front door of the shop. Two hooded suspects enter the store and remove thousands of dollars in coins and currency.

 A second vehicle was seen at the rear of the shop and described possibly as a white Ford ...

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House Bill 434: Coins/Currency/Bullion Sales Tax Exemption will be considered by the House Finance Committee on Tuesday, May 16. The meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. in the Legislative Office Building, Room 544.

Do you live in Raleigh or the surrounding area? Please attend the meeting to support the bill. Visitors would not be speaking, but can fill out cards showing they came to express ...

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Vehicle Burglary

 Detectives with the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office are investigating a vehicle burglary that occurred immediately after the GNA show. Two collectors who were attendees at the GNA show left and stopped at a restaurant where their vehicle was burglarized.

 Detectives believe the suspects, two black males, may have been in the ...

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Burglary of an Iowa Jewelry Store
Posted on Wednesday May 03, 2017

Investigators with the Des Moines, Iowa police department are investigating the burglary of a local jewelry store. Entry was made by going through the roof and once inside the safe was breeched. The loss included numerous 24K pieces of jewelry and a large amount of necklaces, chains and bracelets.

Coin shops may also be targeted.

Anyone with information contact:

Richard DeJoode
Senior ...

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Posted on Wednesday May 03, 2017

New book, released just last week at the Early American Coppers convention.

The original ABOUT CENTS was the first attempt of variety classification for any denomination in the United States. That article, authored by Augustine Shurtleff, first appeared on the front page of the Boston Evening Transcript on March 1, 1859 and was reprinted in the Historical Magazine later that year. ...

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Roy Langbord vs Department of the Treasury
Posted on Tuesday April 18, 2017

Apr 17 2017 Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this ...

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