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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Jul 31, 2015

Electronic pinpointers can help you find your targets a lot faster, some say. 

But others say they they don't save you time, they cost you time - that if you're sharp, all you need is your metal detector to pinpoint your coins.

This show looks at the granddaddy of pinpointers, Fred Wagner's Tinytec (pictured here),...


Jul 17, 2015

There's a new coin book in town, and it dwarfs anything else you've ever seen. 

It has over 1,500 pages and nearly 6,000 illustrations.  And it weighs in at almost 6 1/2 pounds. 

It's called The Official Red Book - Deluxe Edition. 

This week's show tells you all about it.

 

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Jul 3, 2015

In 1941, the United States went to war.  And from late 1942 through 1945, our nickels were zero percent nickel, but 35 percent silver.  These silver nickels are known as War Nickels.

Why the change in composition?  And why was a less-expensive metal replaced by a more-expensive metal? 

Why were those huge mint marks...