5/8/2018 - Some Pieces Can Seem Quite out of Place
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4/10/2018 - These issues should not have been struck, but they were.
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3/13/2018 - As the 20th century dawned, the coinage of the United States was quite stable and met the needs of commerce in a manner previous generations could only have imagined.
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2/13/2018 - Last month’s column ended with the Act of July 22, 1876, authorizing the circulation of no more than $50 million of fractional currency notes and silver coins.
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1/16/2018 - The American numismatic landscape underwent significant changes with the Mint Act of 1873.
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12/12/2017 - Learn how legislation shaped the circulation of US coins in the mid-nineteenth century.
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11/14/2017 - Learn how the United States’ standards for coin weights and properties evolved during the 19th century.
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10/10/2017 - Discover how the US Mint was born, and how the new United States balanced domestic and foreign coinage.
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9/12/2017 - Mintage figures are just the beginning in determining rarity.
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8/4/2017 - As always seemed to be the case with new proposals for silver coinage, adoption of the 20-cent piece was urged by a politician from a silver-mining state.
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