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Offline rwm3n

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Newest coins - why no way to enter?
« on: March 11, 2018, 07:51:09 AM »
This is probably a simple thing with a simple answer, but I can't see any way to enter stuff like 2018 silver eagles or 2018 America the Beautiful coins. I have downloaded the most recent update, but that does not seem to have corrected this. I don't see how one can enter anything minted after 2017. Also, on an unrelated matter, I was entering some modern US commemorative coins into the program, and some of the silver dollars were minted in both proof and uncirculated but with the same mint mark. These however seem to be included under the same entry, unlike years where proof and uncirculated commemorative coins had different mint marks. A feature or a bug?

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Re: Newest coins - why no way to enter?
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018, 09:11:10 PM »
There are actually three types of updates you can download; program updates, price list updates and image updates.  Rather than lumping these all into one download option, we separated it so that you can have more control over what you want to download.  For example, some people who've made a lot their own of changes to a particular price list don't want to download our price list and have it overwrite theirs.  There are so many images that it can take a while to download them, especially if your internet connection isn't great.  Therefore, you may want to download a new version of the program without having to, at the same time, download gigabytes of image data.

Anyway, it sounds like you downloaded the program update but what you'll need to do to see the 2018 data is download the current price lists.  In the "Tools" menu, under "Check for updates", select "Download current price lists".  If you download images, you'll get the images of the 2018 coins.  All of the 2018 coins currently in the database (from any country) are imaged in the image library.