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Coin thief sentenced in federal court

A former collections manager at the Colorado Springs-based American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum has been sentenced in a theft of valuable coins worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Wyatt Yeager, 33, was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, two years supervised release and ordered to pay $948,505 in restitution for the theft of 300… Continue Reading Coin thief sentenced in federal court

The American Numismatic Association, headquartered in Colorado Springs, has launched an effort to create a World War I commemorative dollar coin. The United States has honored the Civil War, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War on U.S. commemorative coins. There isn’t yet a World War I coin, which led ANA Numismatic… Continue Reading Springs association moves to create WWI coin

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Money Museum receives coin worth $220,000

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The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum collection in Colorado Springs now contains a 1792 half disme, a donation from a California coin dealer. The early American coin is valued at $220,000 and was donated by Steven Contusi, president of Rare Coin Wholeslers in Irvine, Calif. “The coin will be a fantastic, historically significant addition to… Continue Reading Money Museum receives coin worth $220,000

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