Numismatic News: Morgan Values, Collecting for Kids, Reeded Presidential Dollars?


June 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 coin articles:

Reeds on [Presidential] dollar
Ken Potter | Numismatic News

A 2007-P George Washington Presidential dollar with a serrated edge that seems to defy logic has been reported to me by Rodger L. Poole of Fairborn, Ohio. The coin appears to have a serrated or reeded edge as you would find on a Roosevelt dime, Washington quarter or Kennedy half dollar and last seen on a business-strike dollar on the…

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Is old [Morgan & Peace dollars] better than new?
Steve Roach | Coins Values

Collectors’ appetite for Morgan dollars seems to be heartiest at the high and low levels of the market, leaving the middle wanting for activity, as evidenced by activity and auctions at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo in June. Bowers & Merena conducted an auction with many mid-range Morgan and Peace dollars. Nearly all of these traded around…

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Collecting Coins for Your Kids
Susan’s Coins Blog | Coins

Many people who collect coins do it because they love the beauty and the history of the coins themselves, but there is a large segment of the collecting population who collect coins for someone else – a child or grandchild. Such collectors are usually hoping that the coins they buy will…

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Personalize Your Collection
Scott Barman | Coin Collector’s Blog

While attending the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Currency Show, I was privileged to have a conversation with American Numismatic Association Vice President and Presidential candidate Patti Finner. Finner was in her usual location, the Kids Korner at the show. While talking about various aspects of numismatics, I asked about keeping people interested during that period after being a Young Numismatist and rediscovering the hobby later on…

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