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The value of a cent

I just read news that a 1792 US silver center cent sold for $1 million at a recent Heritage auction!* A pattern with a known population of less than a couple dozen, it’s one of the most extreme example of the relative … Continue reading

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Using the 2012 Standard Catalogue of British Coins

I just received my copy of the 2012 Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 47th Edition (SCBC hereafter). The SCBC is an indispensable reference for the collector of British coins, and features reference numbers, photographs, descriptions, … Continue reading

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