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Washington edges Lincoln in Kids Zone presidential vote

George Washington was the top vote getter in the Kids Zone presidential vote at the Atlanta National Money Show. Washington edged out Lincoln with 38.1 percent of the vote, reports National Volunteer Marilyn Reback.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

Southeast coin clubs listen to presentations, have show-n-tells

The ANA Region 4 Newsletter recaps all the exciting events and occurrences of Region 4 Clubs during February and gives readers a heads up on what's coming in March.
Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00

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Four Undervalued Numismatic Coins for $75 or Less

The numismatic coin industry is much like many other industries in that certain coins fall in and out of favor over time; oftentimes for no particular reason. Changes can be subtle unless you closely follow the market, and without knowing, the value of your coins can be dramatically different than what you paid for them. While the collectible coin market has had its ups and downs over the years, the numismatic coin industry has had a strong run as of late, as we have experienced an asset based recovery thanks in large part to the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary policies. ...
Written by Tony Davis at 09:00
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Small North Georgia Town Home of Valuable Numismatic Gold Coins

When you think of some of the more prominent U.S. mints that produced gold coins during the mid-1800’s, the Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco mints come to mind, but some of the most coveted gold coins from this era were actually minted in a small mining town located in North Georgia. Dahlonega, Ga., was a branch of the U.S. Mint from 1838 – 1861 and was opened in response to the Georgia Gold Rush. ...
Written by Tony Davis at 12:00

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New book celebrates American Bison in numismatics

Whitman Publishing announces the release of "Buffalo Coins: America’s Favorite — The American Bison on Coins, Tokens, Medals, and Paper Money." The 160-page, full-color book by Q. David Bowers will be available for checkout from the Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library in March 2014 as well as from booksellers nationwide and online, including at Whitman.com.
Written by American Numismatic Association staff at 00:00

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