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Notable News (May 7-13, 2024)

Published May 13, 2024 | 1 min read

By Darcie Graybill

This week’s headlines include the end of the U.S. Mint’s Mutilated Coin Redemption Program, free CONECA evaluations, and PAN’s spring coin show.

The U.S. Mint plans to officially close its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program, which has been suspended for several years. The program allowed the public to exchange bent and partial coins for full face value. The mint will accept comments pertaining to this decision until July 2, 2024.

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CONECA, the numismatic organization devoted to errors and varieties, will examine error and variety coins for free at upcoming 2024 and 2025 coin shows in the United States. CONECA will have a table at the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money, to be held August 6-10, among other major conventions.

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Numismatist Blake Alma, CEO of CoinHub Media, has published a new book, An Ultimate Guide to Selling U.S. Coins and Silver. The guide offers practical advice on evaluating, marketing, and negotiating sales effectively.

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The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) 2024 Spring Coin Show will take place May 16-18 at the Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd. in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Admission is free.

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