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US mint wrapped coins

Question: Should you take coins out of the mint wrap paper and put into safe tubes or will it devalue them? My Answer: If you are talking about rolls

Are the transactions kept confidential?

Question: The bottom line; Does the government have access to purchase records? Are all coins exempt from confiscation? i.e. those without mint marks.

Should I keep coins in original rolls?

Question: I read somewhere that coins should not be kept in the original paper they are wrapped in because the paper has acid in it which will cause damage

What does the "m" value mean?

Question: Dear CCGFB: I have the rare opportunity this summer to sift through my coin collection and see exactly what I have, and from my grandparents'

Can you help me identify a coin?

Question: Among some old US coins I found a tiny coin, approximately 1/2 in diameter and very thin. It appears to be a gold coin. The front of the coin

How can I locate banks which receive the new Quarters when they are minted?

Question: Commerce Bank (now TD Bank) used to have a Quarters Club where you would be notified when the new State quarters where available and come into

What does "reverse" mean on a description on a coin?

Question: Like an 1899-0 reverse, what does the reverse mean? My Answer: Reverse simply means the back or 'tails' side of a coin. In the United States,

Magic With Coins

Magic With Coins Coins are more than just money. They are history, art and with a few simple secrets, magical. Here are five amazing magic tricks you

United States Presidents on Coins

The Presidents on Coins of the United States are all deceased. It has been traditional ever since the beginning of the United States as a country that only images of deceased people are used on our nation's coins and currency.

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Coin Display Cases

Coin Display Cases can be a great way to show off your collection of State Quarters or Presidential Dollars, or just about any coins from your coin collection. Coin Collecting Cases come in a wide range of sizes and shapes to meet your needs or to complement the decor of your home.

US Coins (United States Coins)

US Coins (United States Coins) were first produced in 1792 when the US government established the first mint at Philadelphia. Since that time many different US coins have been produced.

US Dimes

US Dimes were authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792. In this Act, also known as the Mint Act, the United States Congress established the United States Mint and created a decimal system for U.S. currency.

US Quarters

US Quarters, with a denomination of twenty five cents, or a quarter of a dollar, were authorized for minting in 1792, however the first quarter coins were not issued until 1796. These early silver quarters, like the half dimes and dimes of the same period, were not marked with a value.

2x2 paper/mylar holders

Question: When putting coins in 2x2 paper/mylar coin holders, why are staples used as opposed to using clear plastic tape around the edges ? My

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My story started nearly 50 years ago and as recent as last month I drove to the house to show someone where I lived in those early days. As fortune

What are coins made of?

Question: What material(s) are US coins (penny, nickels, dimes, etc.) made from? I think I once heard coins from the 60's,(different time periods)

Back to the '70s

A super trader hits my want list where it's most vulnerable. As much as it seems like there's an infinite number of modern sports cards, the further back in time you go the fewer things there were to collect. Of course, anything produced...Show More Summary

Cardboard History - 200 Hit Red Sox

Last night young star Mookie Betts crossed the 200-hit threshold for the 2016 season, an impressive feat by any measure. It's not an achievement that you see every day from a player on your favorite team, so I began to wonder just how many times a Red Sox player has achieved this milestone. Show More Summary

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