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MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT: PROOF HALF CENTS: An Update

A CDN Monthly Supplement Feature Article by JAMES R. (“JIM”) McGUIGAN, GUEST CONTRIBUTOR.
Introduction : In the October 10, 1997 CDN Monthly Supplement I wrote…

Gem Barber Halves: A Tale of an Avid Collector and His Gem Mint State Set

Barber half dollars represent a most interesting and challenging series, particularly in mint state. These coins are large, beautiful, classic, and difficult to

Walking Liberty Half Dollars: An Analysis

One of the bright spots in a lackluster 2015 has been the Walking Liberty half dollar series. Amongst 20th century silver coinage, this coin…

The Conditional Rarity of BTW & Washington-Carver Commemorative Halves

While long dismissed by many collectors and coin dealers, the final two issues of the Classic Silver Commemorative series provide an interesting study in

Monthly Supplement: Pricing Certified Coins in the Modern Era

Since I took over as publisher at CDN in August there have been many challenges, from managing the software to moving the company to…