Lawsuit to make the new Brazilian 200 Reais accessible

The Brazilian National Association of the Blind, Organização Nacional de Cegos do Brasil, with other organizations is suing for the removal of the new 200 Reais bank note, because it is not sufficiently accessible for the visually impaired. In short,…

Nov. 24 Letters to the Editor

Online Ordering Not Possible for All In regard to Mr. Daniel’s frustration with being unable to order from the U.S. Mint via the phone, I can sympathize with his dilemma and not wanting a computer. I manage a private fraternal…

Island Market & Export NEW Pressed Pennies – Universal’s Islands of Adventure

October over at Universal Studios Florida is full of spooky decorations and amazing haunted mazes with plenty of scare zones.  Unfortunately in 2020 with everything going on their usual Halloween Horror Nights events were not happening as usual.  But as…

Island Market & Export NEW Pressed Pennies – Universal’s Islands of Adventure

October over at Universal Studios Florida is full of spooky decorations and amazing haunted mazes with plenty of scare zones.  Unfortunately in 2020 with everything going on their usual Halloween Horror Nights events were not happening as usual.  But as…

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Updates and New Internet Forums

By Doug Davis – Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ……  Good morning, this is Doug Davis from the nonprofit Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC). Today I would like to introduce you to our new forums section on…

U.S. Mint + CLOUDFLARE Screws Up Again!

DEAR U.S. MINT: FIX YOUR WEB-BASED ORDERING PROCESS! DEAR CLOUDFLARE: YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO MANAGE TRAFFIC. THIS IS NOT A GOOD LOOK FOR YOU!! Signed,  Very upset collectors How many times do I have to prove I am human? How is…

Precious Metals Rally on Week; Gold and Silver Notch 7-Week Highs

Gold prices jumped 3.8% this week In trading action Friday, gold and platinum changed little while silver and palladium surged. All the metals scored sharp weekly gains. Gold and silver each logged seven-week highs. Gold for December delivery rose $4.90,…

Why is gold important at Diwali? – The Perth Mint Coin Collector

The popular five-day festival of Diwali (or Deepavali) celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Known as the festival of lights, it is marked by millions of people in India…

Is Fiat Currency Actually Better Than the Gold Standard? –

Precious metals like gold and silver were once the standard that backed countries’ currencies, but things are different now. Fiat money has become the norm in the modern world. Though central banks and most economists sing our monetary system’s praises,…

NGC Makes Labels for End of WWII 75th Anniversary

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation has made special designation labels for the  2020-W Proof Gold Eagle and the 2020-W Proof Silver Eagle set for sale Nov. 5, the company announced in a Nov. 4 press release. Both coins have a V75 privy…