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School custodian makes last great find of the 20th Century – The 1995 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln Cent

As Felix Dausilio, a school custodian and Connecticut collector, searched the two rolls of Lincoln cents he purchased, he had little idea that the coin he’d find would ignite a collecting frenzy. Dausilio didn’t

In this edition of Behind the Scenes
I take you on a journey into the world of our LCC Coin Graders

Littleton Coin Company has been a leader in the numismatic field for over 70 years. One of the many reasons we have been able to remain a leader is the quality of our coins

The “Weighting” Game
What’s the difference between Troy & Avoirdupois?

Have you heard a coin’s weight being given in “troy ounces” or “avoirdupois ounces” and wondered, “what’s the difference?!” Word HistoryAvoirdupois (pronounced avwa-du-pwah) This word comes from the Old French “aveir de peis,” or

The “Fort Knox of Silver” is now the newest U.S. Mint

You probably know there are U.S. Mints in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. But you may not know that a fourth and newest U.S. Mint is located in West Point, NY (site of the