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 Customer In The News
April 7, 2008
Software consultant and Black Mountain Coins Customer Alok Kumar Goyal, 44, was recently spotlighted in The Telegraph newspaper of Calcutta,...

 New Coin Publications Lift Off!
By Tim Oestreich, March 8, 2007
Presidential Dollars & Collectibles available March 6, WorldWide Coins in SeptemberAmos Hobby Publishing will launch two new magazines for coin...

 Collecting NCLT  Coins
By Dan Lewis, September 11, 2006
The following editorial by Dan Lewis is featured in the September 2006 issue of Numismatist Magazine the official publication of the America...

 Tempers Flare over the Issue of Nagorno-Karabakh
By Elizabeth Owen, August 26, 2006
Over the past year and a half, two souvenir currency notes from Nagorno-Karabakh have unleashed a storm of accusations and counter-accusations...

 American Numismatic Association
By Dan Lewis, July 24, 2006
Just got back from my annual pilgrimage to ?coin camp? at the headquarters of the American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, Colorado,...

 Coin Photography Lighting Shootout
By Mark Goodman, July 23, 2006
I?ve always chosen halogen lamps for my coin photography because of their small size and white light. It seems to me that I get good color and...

 My Approach to Coin Photography
By Mark Goodman, July 22, 2006
Introduction Coin photography has come a long way in the last few years since the arrival of digital cameras. Digital cameras allow virtually...

 Mint Worker Jailed for Stealing
By Dan Lewis, June 21, 2006
  A worker at Australia's mint has been jailed for stealing thousands of dollars of newly-minted coins which he smuggled out in his boots....

 Why Sweden's Central Banker Was Beheaded - 1719 A.D.
By Paul Tustain, May 23, 2006
This article commemorates the grisly end of Baron George Heinrich de Goertz - a good man who found himself in the central banker's hot-seat at...

 Ode to the Coin Collector's Wife
By Dan Lewis, May 17, 2006
Here's a saying we?ve all heard before, I think, "Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink". Shipwrecked people shout it, as they...


       Elephants have been featured on coins since the earliest days and, just...