Numismatic News Headlines – Apr 23


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

Value of pennies takes off
Joseph Bakes | The Star-Ledger

A penny doesn’t buy much anymore, and the debate continues over whether the mint should continue making them. But the new Lincoln bicentennial penny has become one of the hottest items in the collecting world…

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Most Valuable U.S. Coins
Zach O’Malley | Forbes

As the federal government prints billions of dollars to prop up a sagging economy, some worry that a dollar just isn’t worth anything these days. They’ve probably never seen an 1804 Silver Dollar…

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Royal Mint privatisation closer
BBC News

The government is to move ahead with plans which will pave the way for the Royal Mint to be privatised. The Mint, which produces all UK coins, is based in Llantrisant in South Wales…

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Hunting For Value In Today’s Rare Coin Market
Doug Winter | CoinLink

As we roll towards the mid-way point of the numismatic year, this is a good time to step back for a second and reflect on value. The Numismatic Prognostications of late 2008/early 2009 have not proven as dire as first thought (at least not yet…) but there has still been quite a bit of shake-out in the coin market…

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