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This week we open with the loss of another hobby giant,
updates from the Newman Numismatic Portal, reports from the Pittsburgh ANA, and more.
Other topics this week include counterstamps, Ben Franklin, nails as money, catalog numbering systems, falsifying coin provenances, auction previews, Numismatic Nuggets, gravesite coin finds, and the British Museum thefts.
To learn more about nexGen, Whatnot, shrunken dollar bills, Roman portrait coins, coins with multiple portraits, the Nichols find, the Bank of Virginia, the Walton 1913 Liberty Nickel,
and the coin art of French artist Xavier Casalta, read on. Have a great week, everyone!
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