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NGC Wins Four 2020 NLG Awards

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Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) has once again recognized Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) for its efforts to provide educational and engaging content to the coin collecting community. NGC was honored with four awards: one for its social media presence and three for its monthly columns about US, world and ancient coins, a reflection of NGC’s broad …

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Aquarium Pulls Coins from Waterfall for the First Time in 14 years

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Since the aquarium is still closed to the public under North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The staff collected 100 gallons of coins from the bottom of the fountain in five-gallon buckets and said the water feature had not been emptied in almost 14 years.

Tomography studies of coins shed light on the history of Volga Bulgaria

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Kazan Federal University, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), and Khalikov Institute of Archeology (Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Kazan, Russia) are working together to study the physical properties of the coins found on the territory of former Volga Bulgaria. This medieval state occupied a convenient position on the Volga river amidst continental trade routes. …

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