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Collectors Take Note! – New $1 “American Innovation” Coin Coming

A new one-dollar coin series is expected to launch early next year. Initially introduced to Congress in 2016, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act became law Friday, July 20th, with President Donald Trump’s signature.

Omm is not a yoga chant
Overdate & Over Mint Marks

OD isn’t officer of the day and O-M-M isn’t the yoga chant… Overdate and over mint mark are terms collectors use when talking about die varieties. I thought I’d talk a little bit about

Get in on the hottest collecting field –
Modern U.S. Coins

You can’t go back and change the past – but you can think ahead to tomorrow, by building an impressive collection of modern U.S. coins! Right now, modern coins are hot. As someone who’s

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 History Avoirdupois (pronounced avwa-du-pwah) This word comes from the Old French “aveir de peis,”