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Lady Liberty: over 150 years on U.S. coinage and now back again

Seen on most U.S. coins from the 1790s-1930s, Lady Liberty will return on a new series The obverse or “heads” side of most U.S. coins now depicts a prominent president – Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln,

What to do with Great Aunt Ida’s coins

I just inherited a collection. What do I do? “It’s a daunting task if you don’t know what you’re looking at,” said Ken Westover, a Littleton Coin Company buyer. He’s seen everything from the

Legendary Carson City Mint celebrates its 125th anniversary

America’s short-lived frontier mint in Carson City, Nevada last issued U.S. coins 125 years ago. Striking only silver and gold U.S. coins from 1870-1893, this small but stalwart facility was established to convert silver

The end is near…
What’s next for America’s Quarters?

I know there was a time when I didn’t feel the need to set aside a new quarter every few months. I just can’t, for the life of me, remember what that was like!