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We Win the Gold War! Part 2

We Win the Gold War! Part 2

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

Last week I featured the first part of an editorial I found from a 1967 Coin World about how Stack’s led the charge to ease the restrictions that the Treasury Department then had on the importation of gold. The conclusion of the article is offered here.

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How to Display Coins in Certified Holders

How to Display Coins in Certified Holders

By Q. David Bowers, Chairman Emeritus

Recently a long-time client and an enthusiastic buyer of most all of my books, O.C., wrote to say: “I love having an album of ‘raw’ coins. My collection of Washington quarters looks fabulous that way. But I would like to ask for some advice. I want to have my Morgan dollars in an album too. Would it be foolish to buy certified coins, crack them out, and place them in an album? I would keep the descriptive labels about each coin with it. Or, should I keep the coins slabbed? Do you think cracking the coins out of the holders is a bad idea? I believe strongly that the coins, well chosen, should stand up on their own, slabbed or not. What do you think?”

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