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Help To Preserve Sales-Tax Exemptions On Coins in the USA

The National Coin & Bullion Association fights for sales-tax exemptions on coins, paper money, and precious-metals bullion in the USA. To make a case for these exemptions the association needs anonymous data from coin and precious-metals dealers.

Over 40,000 Fake US Coins Seized

US authorities seized more than 40,000 fake US coins with many Morgan and Peace dollars. The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation assisted in this operation and says, if genuine, the counterfeits would have a retail value of about $2 million.

No More Sales-Tax for Coins in Arkansas

Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson signed a new law, creating an exemption from the sales and use tax for coins, currency, and bullion. Dealers and collectors have fought for this over years. Arkansas now joins the 38 other states with its legal situation.

Record Prices for US Coins and Banknotes in 2020

In 2020 Stack’s Bowers Galleries realized eight of the top ten highest auction prices realized for US coins in 2020 and nine of the top ten US banknotes. The company presents these coins.

The Mints of San Francisco: Part 2 The New Mint

Gaining access to the San Francisco Mint is not that easy. And it is outright prohibited to take photographs, strictly speaking. We can still provide you with interesting insights: old and new photographs of one of the world’s biggest mints.

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May

In times of Corona many fraudulent websites are operational only for a few days. The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation cooperates with law enforcement agencies in order to protect consumers.

Medals of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame 1969-2019

Jewish-American Hall of Fame medals have found homes in collections and museums around the world. Now, for the first time, a book by Mel Wacks publishes the biographies of more than 50 inductees along with their portrait medals.

NGC Grades One of the First Morgan Dollars From San Francisco

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation has certified one of the first 10 Morgan Dollars struck by the San Francisco Mint. Hundreds of millions of Morgan Dollars were struck from 1878 to 1921. The 1878-S Morgan Dollar certified by NGC ranks as one of the most important.

50th Anniversary of the World’s Largest Mint

In 1792, US Congress decided to establish a national mint in the then capital Philadelphia. Over the centuries buildings have changed, and the fourth Philadelphia facility was built exactly 50 years ago. It has become the world’s largest mint in both size and production.

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Providing Sales-Tax Exemption

Kansas has joined 38 other U.S. states with a sales-tax exemption on sales of gold and silver coins as well as all gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion. Both dealers and collectors had previous championed the cause for many years.
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