Numismatic News and Blog Headlines – Jan 15


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:

Key Morgan Profit Pays for Family Car
By Dave Lembke, Numismatic News

I have collected coins since I was 8 in 1983 and found this lucky find on Dec. 24, 2005. I went to a coin dealer who I used to visit just about weekly to buy anywhere from $40 to $120 in coins. I saw a few stacks of common Morgans and saw the price tags of $7 to $9 each based on stacks graded G-F, VF-XF, and AU-BU.

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Wrexham treasure hunter in new coins discovery
By Evening Leader

DETERMINED Wrexham man John Formstone has proved that lightning can strike twice by finding a second set of ancient historical artefacts dating back some 2,000 years.

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ANA in deficit despite budget cut
By Debbie Bradley, Numismatic News

With the end of the holidays (and the college football season) and the start of the new year, many collectors are taking a good look at their collections. With stock market unrest and interest rates on cds and savings accounts virtually non-existent, it’s a great time to put that extra income or planned savings into your coin collections. What are the best bets when buying in 2009?

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Must-See-TV for Enthusiasts and Collectors of Shipwreck Coinage

Join deepwater explorers Odyssey Marine Exploration as they search for — and find — some of the world’s greatest shipwrecks and bring the ships’ untold stories back from the mysterious deep. Watch Treasure Quest starting this Thursday, January 15, on the Discovery Channel at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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