Learn the Difference Between Plain and Reeded Edge Coins
All coins have an edge. If you pull out the change in your pocket or wallet, you'll notice that some of the edges are smooth, like on a penny or a nickel, and some have little ridges (or reeds) like on a dime or a quarter.
My Silver American Indian Chiefs Set
My father bought me a series of collectible pure silver rounds back in 1979 as a gift. I remember him saying to me, “If the price of silver goes up, you may be able to use these to put a down payment on a house.” WOW how times have changed, even at $48/ounce I am not sure the rounds would work as a down payment.
2020 Direct Mail Results from 5 Different Non-Profits
Acquisition Mailing - 14 years and still THE control
Catholic Relief Services
- 2005 test using shiny brass plated steel (BPS) at .984” diameter. 5,000,000 mailed
- Enlarged color picture of medallion on OSE. ‘ANGEL MEDALLION INSIDE. DO NOT SHRED’
- 10% increase in response against control
- 5% higher donations realized
A Direct Mail US Currency Alternative
In mid-June, the Federal Reserve started limiting the allocation of US coins due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars and even full dollar coins are in extremely short supply. This is an unheard of moment in our country's recent history where US coins are being rationed, not seen since the rationing of coinage during WWII...
Copper and Copper Alloys are Effective in the Fight Against Covid-19 and Other Viruses
Updated 4-9-21 - It's official! Th EPA has registered copper surfaces for residual use against coronavirus. See the article here
As we’ve all learned, the Corona Virus can live for hours, if not DAYS on surfaces like kitchen counters, door knobs and railings. These are surfaces that, depending on their...
Can You See the Light at the End of the Tunnel?