Mitch Sanders

Mitch Sanders

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31 Mar 2021

Cleared for Takeoff: World Banknotes

World banknotes represent a tangible connection to history and culture around the world, offering numerous enjoyable opportunities for those who want to travel the globe through numismatics.

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17 Mar 2021

North American Numismatics

More than just geographic neighbors, the three major nations of North America have shared numerous historical and contemporary experiences – including in the realm of numismatics.

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28 Feb 2021

Mintmarks on United States Coins

Originally published in The Numismatist, November 2003

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13 Jan 2021

There's Something About Morgans

Originally published October 2019

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03 Jul 2020

American Icons

It happened so gradually that it may not be immediately noticeable, but today’s American coin designs are symbolically quite different from their predecessors. It used to be a good bet that a circulating coin would have a portrayal of Liberty on the obverse, and a rendering of an eagle on the reverse. But these days, allegories of Liberty and images of.

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17 Mar 2020

Collecting U.S. Coins

Collecting U.S. coins is a popular numismatic pursuit, but deciding exactly how to collect them is not necessarily an easy task. Our nation's rich history and the eclectic artistry of its coinage have inspired many different approaches to collecting, with each option having a distinctive appeal.

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21 Jan 2020

Rounding Up Roosevelt Dimes

Originally printed in The Numismatist

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07 Jan 2020

Coins of the Decade

Every New Year brings reflections and resolutions, but the arrival of a year ending in “0” is especially noteworthy. Decades are natural markers of experience – long enough to have distinct identities, but brief enough to have meaning on a human scale. If the 2020s will be your first full decade as a coin collector, or if you’d just like a capsule.

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15 Jan 2019

To Buy or Not to Buy

Successful bids and ill-advised purchases help clarify the age-old dilemma.

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