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The World of Non-Circulating Legal Tender Coins

February 17, 2016 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Education, Entertainment, Fun, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, US Mint, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Dennis Hengeveld News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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The numismatic world has recently seen a plethora of coin issues commemorating anything from bumblebees to volcanoes, and just about anything else you can imagine. These coins are known as NCLT issues, an abbreviation that stands for “Non-Circulating Legal Tender.” While many commemoratives can be considered part of this category, here we specifically mean modern coins that have been issued on a large scale during the past decade or so.

This “boom” in NCLT coins started relatively recently, and, while it’s hard to pinpoint in exact date (commemorative coins have been issued for centuries in many countries around the world), it… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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