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Glenna Goodacre, famous sculptor and coin designer, has left us

The monument at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial, designed by Goodacre.
New Mexico artist Glenna Goodacre—well known to coin collectors as the designer of the Sacagawea dollar—has died of natural causes at the age of 80

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Glenna Goodacre, famous sculptor and coin designer, has left us

The monument at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial, designed by Goodacre.
New Mexico artist Glenna Goodacre—well known to coin collectors as the designer of the Sacagawea dollar—has died of natural causes at the age of 80

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Doubly Devastating Loss to Argentine Numismatics

By Tom Michael
Recently, we learned of the passing of our friend Héctor Carlos Janson on Sept. 29, 2019. Janson was a tireless researcher of all areas of Argentine coinage and had published numerous catalogs on the subject, which have become the standard specialized works for this area of study and collecting

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Don Bailey, dean of Mexican numismatics, has passed away

On August 10 the numismatic community lost one of its pioneers, Don Bailey, a prominent dealer and specialist in Mexican numismatics, who worked tirelessly to expand interest in this area of the hobby over the past half-century.
Born and raised in Michigan, Don left the state during the Korean War to join the U

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