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H.R.5977 Collectible Coin Protection Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 20, 2012 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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    • Call to arms to collectors: Support H.R. 5977 by calling Congress ... - July 11, 2012 by Jim - If you've been a reader of Coin World for any time within the past couple of years, you know from the many excellent investigative articles that the hobby is encountering a serious threat from Chinese counterfeits of U.S. numismatic coins.

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      As noted by Jim on July 11, 2012, "If you've been a reader of Coin World for any time within the past couple of years, you know from the many excellent investigative articles that the hobby is encountering a serious threat from Chinese counterfeits of U.S. numismatic coins." (/url?q=http://blog.jtcoins.com/call-to-arms-to-collectors-support-h-r-5977-by-calling-congress.html&sa=U&ei=hzwFULjwFeHg2AWJsr2zBQ&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNH-WQTpWRpUMlN83vq3bth1umhh3g)
    • Call to arms to collectors: Support H.R. 5977 by calling Congress ... - July 11, 2012 by Jim - If you've been a reader of Coin World for any time within the past couple of years, you know from the many excellent investigative articles that the hobby is encountering a serious threat from Chinese counterfeits of U.S. numismatic coins.

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      As noted by Jim on July 11, 2012, "If you've been a reader of Coin World for any time within the past couple of years, you know from the many excellent investigative articles that the hobby is encountering a serious threat from Chinese counterfeits of U.S. numismatic coins." (/url?q=http://blog.jtcoins.com/call-to-arms-to-collectors-support-h-r-5977-by-calling-congress.html&sa=U&ei=pewDUPuyFoHL2QW9t-CqCw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHTMWCvjiR0R_NbE5nE5pf6UrVT1w)
    • Call to arms to collectors: Support H.R. 5977 by calling Congress ... - July 11, 2012 by Jim - If you've been a reader of Coin World for any time within the past couple of years, you know from the many excellent investigative articles that the hobby is encountering a serious threat from Chinese counterfeits of U.S. numismatic coins.

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      As noted by Jim on July 11, 2012, "If you've been a reader of Coin World for any time within the past couple of years, you know from the many excellent investigative articles that the hobby is encountering a serious threat from Chinese counterfeits of U.S. numismatic coins." (/url?q=http://blog.jtcoins.com/call-to-arms-to-collectors-support-h-r-5977-by-calling-congress.html&sa=U&ei=o58CUMbCF6bi2AWj_-yVCA&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNGP_0TwEw-J1a4YpSt0wz77_SHITg)

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    • America's Gold Expert Mike Fuljenz Urges Support for Collectible Coin Protection Act - June 29, 2012 by Marketwatch - Fred Upton (D-Michigan), Chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee. "HR5977 will strengthen the 39-year old Hobby Protection Act, a law that helps combat counterfeits. We need to bring that law into the 21st century because of new ...

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      As noted by Marketwatch on June 29, 2012, "Fred Upton (D-Michigan), Chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee. "HR5977 will strengthen the 39-year old Hobby Protection Act, a law that helps combat counterfeits. We need to bring that law into the 21st century because of new ..." (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/americas-gold-expert-mike-fuljenz-urges-support-for-collectible-coin-protection-act-2012-06-29)
    • America's Gold Expert Mike Fuljenz Urges Support for Collectible Coin Protection Act - June 29, 2012 by StreetInsider.com - "HR5977 will strengthen the 39-year old Hobby Protection Act, a law that helps combat counterfeits. We need to bring that law into the 21st century because of new issues that were not even contemplated decades ago, such as fake coins now being sold inside

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      As noted by StreetInsider.com on June 29, 2012, ""HR5977 will strengthen the 39-year old Hobby Protection Act, a law that helps combat counterfeits. We need to bring that law into the 21st century because of new issues that were not even contemplated decades ago, such as fake coins now being sold inside " (http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/Americas+Gold+Expert+Mike+Fuljenz+Urges+Support+for+Collectible+Coin+Protection+Act/7551300.html)
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