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Trash Or Treasure

Do you collect low grade coins? Is this a bad way of collecting? Only you as a collector can answer these questions for yourself. Many coin experts advise you to buy and collect the best grade of a coin you can afford. If you are looking at your collection as an investment, this is probably good adv

Growing up with Donald Duck

There is a prominent third party in the relationship of Mr Tan Haur and his wife Kit Mui. His name is Donald Duck. The couple have amassed a collection of more than 100 vintage items related to the Disney character, from figurines to coin banks to candy dispensers. Some pieces date back to the 1970s. These are housed in a Balinese teak cupboard in the living room of their four-room HDB flat in ...

Past Masters heritage group defends throwing old Chinese coin into sand dune

A Northern Territory heritage group is defending a decision to throw an old Chinese coin found on a remote island back into sand dunes, saying it did not have a choice.

Ancient coins returned to Greece as part of New York plea deal

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A collection of ancient silver pieces forfeited during an undercover investigation into black-market coin trading in New York City was handed over to the Greek government at a ceremony on Monday, city officials said. The repatriation of the five coins dating back to 515 BC resulted from a plea agreement by a Rhode Island orthopedic surgeon and longtime coin ...

Royal Canadian Mint marks 150th anniversary of Charlottetown and Quebec City conferences with 1/25th ounce gold ...

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Royal Canadian Mint has produced a beautifully engraved and symbolically rich 1/25th ounce gold coin to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences. The coin was unveiled today on the grounds of Province House National Historic Site by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the Honourable ...

I have tubes of 2p and 1p coins from 1971, are they valuable?

They all are still in the plastic tubes issued direct from a bank and have never been in circulation, so are in mint condition. Are they collectors items?

JFK coin seekers mob Philly mint

Gift-shop bags containing boxed gold JFK coins were collected in a box by one group's private security force outside the mint on the afternoon of Aug. 5, 2014.

The Super Mario 64 Coin That Took 18 Years To Collect

In 2002, someone on GameFaqs discovered something curious: there was a coin in Super Mario 64 on a course called Tiny-Huge Island. Not just any coin, though. This coin was different from all the other 191 coins on the level, because unlike the other coins, you couldn't actually collect it. Read more...

Mint condition: Hundreds arrived for Kennedy half-dollar

Spokesman Tim Grant said the scene this morning was like nothing he'd seen in his 30 years with the Mint.

US officials return ancient coins to Greeks

NEW YORK (AP) — Five ancient coins were returned to the Greek government Monday after a prominent collector from Rhode Island was prosecuted in a New York case that roiled the numismatic world.

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