Numismatic News and Blog Headlines – Feb 5

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Four numismatic articles are referenced on CoinNews every Tuesday and Thursday. These articles are not authored by us, but we recommend collectors read them for their unusual or interesting content. Here are today’s articles:

How Do Coin Dealers Get So Many Coins That Are Limited to One Per Person?
By Susan Headley, Guide to Coins since 2006

David A. in Kentucky writes in to ask, "If we are only allowed to order one 2009 ultra high relief gold coin, how do the coin dealers get so many?" The way coin dealers get so many limited-issue, one-per-person coins is that they have…

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What Was Her Line in 1958
By Scott Barman, Coin Collector’s Blog

On July 20, 1958, Mrs. Rae V. Biester, Superintendent of the US Mint in Philadelphia was a contestant on the the CBS game show, What’s My Line. Watch as Mrs. Biester stumps the pannel:

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Protesters plan to put decals on Loonies
By The Canadian Press

A Victoria-based environmental group is using the Canadian dollar to spread a very graphic message. Dogwood Initiative, which is dedicated to sustainable land reform, is distributing 200,000 decals to stick on the one dollar coin’s loon design.

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Confederate Notes Offer Glimpse Into Past
By Bob Van Ryzin, Bank Note Reporter

One of the great things about working for a media company is that when new publications appear, particularly those emanating from within the company, you can generally be assured of getting a desk copy.

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