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25 May 2022

PANtastic Saturday

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Twice a year, collectors from across Pennsylvania and neighboring states gather in the booming metropolis of Monroeville to attend the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) Coin Show. The shows are always held in Late May and Late October and run for 3 days. I had the great pleasure of attending on 21 May and I would like to tell you all about my experience. You have already heard about my meeting Clifford Mishler of clock-signing fame but there is more, much more.

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22 May 2022

A Very Meaningful Clock

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So, who do you put on your personal Mt. Rushmore of modern numismatics? Some names are kind of obvious like David Bowers, Dick Yeo, and Kim Kiick but the most important tname on my Rushmore is Mr. Clifford Mishler. As a young collector, I used to wait in anticipation of the next issue of Numismatic News so I could read about his latest adventure into the world of coin shows big and small. Mr. Mishler has a folksy style of writing that drew you into his adventure and made you feel like you were sitting right next to him as he drove from Iola to Omaha or wherever coin collectors gathered.

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03 May 2022

The U.S. Trade Dollars 4 Ways

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When we think of the U.S. Trade Dollar thoughts immediately go to the Far East China trade and the important roll the Trade Dollar had in advancing American economic and political interests in the region. The first Trade Dollar was produced in 1873 and after a short run, she disappeared from regular production in1878. Of course, proof production continued until 1885 but you will not be seeing a proof as one of the 4 ways today.

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