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What does 2 of Date over 1 mean?

Question: In my 2010 Rotographic Collectors Coins GB Annual I keep coming across notes against coins as under:- 2 of date over 1

kennedy 40% half dollar weigh?

Question: What does a Kennedy 40% silver half dollar weigh? My Answer: The weight for the Kennedy Half Dollars dated 1965-1970 with a composition of -

How many 1982 d small date pennies were minted?

Question: I would like to know how many 1982 d small date us cents were minted. My Answer: Nick, as far as I know, the Mint has never released the mintage

Tennessee State Quarter

The Tennessee State Quarter was the first state quarter issued in 2002 and the 16th in the series which was authorized by the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program Act.

Is there such thing as a large cent minted without denticles?

Question: I am a new collector and may have been possibly taken in by fake coins. I bought one lot of 5 large cents on e-bay. Two of them I have suspicions

What Is a Caliber System, and How Does It Affect Ammunition Design?

In a previous post about the sometimes ambiguous meaning of the word “caliber”, we discussed how the word had mutated through the centuries, picking up different definitions and connotations along the way. In that article, I wrote: So...Show More Summary

Rare Nickel

Question: I have a 2005 nickel, the face of the president is not centered, could this be a rare nickel? thanks My Answer: Saundra, the nickel you describe

BREAKING: French Defense Procurement Department CONFIRMS Heckler & Koch HK416 Win for French Rifle Contract

If any of you still had doubts about the HK416’s rumored win of the French AIF (Arme Individuelle du Futur – Future Individual Weapon) contract, doubt no more. The French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement, their defense procurement office) has released the final decision for the contract, naming Heckler & Koch as the winner. Show More Summary

1795 Jefferson Head Lettered Edge Liberty Cap Cent

Question: I believe my son has a 1795 Jefferson Head Lettered Edge Liberty Cap Cent. The details are difficult to determine because of what looks like

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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