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Mike Garofalo

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1921 – A Year of Numismatic Change

Numismatic Change in 1921 by Mike Garofalo for PCGS ...... The year was 1921. America, much like today, was a dynamic and changing place. President...

The New Orleans Mint and Its Southern Coinage

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ...... The first United States Mint was built in Philadelphia, which was serving as our nation’s capital city during the...

The Great du Pont Coin Robbery… and Recovery

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   Thursday, October 5, 1967, was a really terrific day for this author. I was 14 years old, a freshman...

Standing Tall Against Controversy and Scandal – The Standing Liberty Quarter

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ...... One of my favorite 20th-century coin designs has always been the Standing Liberty quarter. It replaced the staid and...