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Kids Zone participants honor Julius Caesar with mock archaeological dig

Saturday, March 15, 2014, was the 2,058th anniversary of the death of Julius Caesar. In his honor, Kids Zone participants conducted a mock archaeological dig at the Money Museum in Colorado Springs using actual copper coins from the Ancient Roman Empire. There were around 18 children in attendance and every kid went home with at least one ancient Roman copper coin.
Written by American Numismatic Association staff at 00:00

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Building a next generation of collectors and an ANA membership foundation is as easy as 1, 2, 3

Building a next generation of collectors and an ANA membership foundation is as easy as 1,2,3. Anyone can do it. Pictured is ANA President Walter Ostromecki giving a free 2014-S, Great Smokey Mountain National Park quarter on an information card to a young boy who attended the ANA Atlanta National Money Show on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
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NGC Modifies CrossOver Policy to Include 70-Graded Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the world’s largest third-party coin grading and authentication service, has announced that it will now accept CrossOver submissions of coins graded MS 70, PF 70 and SP 70.
Written by Janell Armstrong at 00:00
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Michigan State Numismatic Society (MSNS) Board members, charter members and long-time members get together at show

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Michigan State Numismatic Society (MSNS) Board members, charter members and long time members got together at the MSNS Show, March 14-16, 2014, at the Adoba Hotel in Dearborn, Mich. MSNS Board member Albert Bobrofsky (left); Don Charters (Life Member); Dr. Arthur Clark, MSNS Charter member (88 yrs old); Kenneth McLain, MSNS Charter member (98 years old); and legendary "Mr Elongated" Ray Dilliard, got together at the MSNS Spring Show for a ageless photo.
Photo credit: David L. Malhalab  MNS Photo / M News Service  (313 580 2393)

 

 

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ANA library ships books to you

ANA members, don't wait until you get to Colorado Springs to use the Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library. Remember, members can view the library's online card catalog and check books out through the mail. The only cost to you is the price of shipping to and from the library.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 17:00

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