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COL Steven Ellsworth, ret. President PO Box 2869 Brentwood, TN 37024 Phone: 703-932-6331 Email:

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The American Numismatic Association (ANA), a nonprofit, educational organization, was founded in 1891 and claims 29,000 ­members in the United States and throughout the world. The Association’s ­official magazine, The Numis­matist, was first published in 1888 by Dr. George F. Heath. Chartered for 50 years by an Act of Congress in 1912 and renewed in per­petuity by an Act of ­Congress on May 10, 1962, the ANA is a mutual organization for the benefit of its members. It does not discriminate against ­applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual ­orientation, color, religion, national ­origin, disability or any other status protected by state or local law.


71 COUNTERFEIT DETECTION 1919-S Buffalo nickel.

73 COINS & COLLECTORS A very good year.

Q. David Bowers

75 AROUND THE WORLD A king’s ransom.

Ursula Kampmann


79 GETTING STARTED Numismatic anniversaries.

Mitch Sanders

81 COLLECTOR’S PRICE GUIDE Gold $1, $2 1 ⁄ 2, $3, $4, $5,

$10, $20, commemoratives, pioneer gold.


96 HUMOR Hobby headlines.

Jerry Cestkowski

Morgan comeback. PAGE 79

A look ahead. PAGE 96

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Austrian prison. PAGE 75


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