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The Buzz with Dave Harper

Dave Harper
  • Chet’s birthday evokes fond memories Tomorrow would have been Chester L. Krause’s 94th birthday. The man who founded Numismatic News in 1952 had quite a positive impact on Iola, Wis. His birthday was always a time when well wishers stopped by to congratulate him. He died June 25, 2016. Last year, there was a birthday/memorial party for him at his office in downtown Iola. It ...



Community Voice

  • Community Voice Responses (Jan. 2, 2018) From the Dec. 8 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: Is the U.S. cent under serious threat of abolition? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper.   Perhaps the penny coin should be in jeopardy, but every time that subject comes up, the Mint is inundated with protests and the idea falls silent yet again … Thank ...

The Numismatic Directory

The Numismatic Directory is a comprehensive resource center for coin & paper money collectors and enthusiasts. Find valuable information about Products, Services, Dealers, Events, and Clubs. Use it to quickly find companies, organizations, events and more in your area–maps & directions too!


U.S. Type
Identification Guide


A free, visual guide that includes full color images of silver, gold clad, alloy and war coinage. Learn the features of U.S. denominations, from half cents to double eagles.

American Eagles:
More than Just Bullion


A free, digital guide to today’s prime gold coin collecting opportunity. Learn why American Eagles are not just for investors and what they have to offer collectors.


2018 North American Coins & Prices
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