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4/22/2010 THE EISENHOWER DOLLAR

By Ed Reiter

“I Like Ike!”

It was one of the simplest – and shortest – campaign slogans in the history of U.S. presidential politics. It was one of the most effective, as well.

Of course, its effectiveness derived in large measure from the vast popularity of the man who ran for president on that slogan.

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4/21/2010 THE HOBBY’S MATH COMMUNICATOR

By Ed Reiter

History and math, like oil and water, wouldn’t seem to mix very well. Both subjects figure prominently, though, in the life and times of R.W. “Bob” Julian.

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2/15/2010 AN INSIGHTFUL RULING

By Ed Reiter

It’s said that justice is blind.

That was my feeling – quite literally – when I first learned several years ago of a federal ruling by a District Court judge ordering the U.S. Treasury Department to begin developing new paper money to accommodate the needs of the visually impaired. Specifically, Judge James Robertson, sitting in the District of Columbia, directed the Treasury to vary the sizes and colors of different currency denominations so sight-deprived Americans could identify them more readily.

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2/3/2010 A ‘BRAND-NAME’ COLLECTOR

By Ed Reiter

Brand-name merchandise normally commands a higher price. The price was really high back in the 1980s when the merchandise was coins and Brand was spelled with a capital “B.”

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11/18/2009 Universally Experienced Coin Lawsuit Consulting

2009 Numismatic Literary Guild Award Winning Coin Expert Mike Fuljenz, universal experience with coins, coins scams, coin frauds, coin law and lawyers specializing in coin litigation, has uniquely qualified him to consult on coin lawsuits and other coin related disputes.

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