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31 Jan 2018

**1943 Winged Liberty Toned**

Coins-United States | Kepi

I've been browsing some of my favorite auction sites and found this 1943 Mercury Dime, also called "Winged Liberty Head" with some really great toning! ( Which is one of my weaknesses...love those tones!) It's graded by PCGS and is an MS65. The designer is Adolph A. Weinman. It has a weight of 2.50 grams, a composition of .900 silver and .100 copper, a diameter of 17.9 mm, a reeded edge and mints out of Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. The wings on Liberty's cap are meant to symbolize "Liberty of Thought"....Something all Americans should embrace. I hope you enjoyed my blog! Any comments are always welcome.

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31 Jan 2018

Hello!

| NumisMATist

Hello everyone! My name is Mat and I have been coin collecting for about 4 months now...follow me on Instagram @numis.mat.ist !

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31 Jan 2018

what I have been doing

| user_88687

I haven't blogged in a very long time and I figured that I would blog since I had the time to. Recently I have been working with my mom to look at coins and see which ones I should collect and which ones have no value. I haven't worked on my dollar project for all while but I will be doing some more work on that soon and I will blog again to let you know how I'm doing on it. I will hopefully finish it soon and remember to blog more often. Remember to keep your eye out for my next blog telling the progress that I have made and possibly telling you what coin I received.

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31 Jan 2018

Coins an infatuation vs. love

| Prospector

At one time in your life you may have found yourself mesmerized from searching for and owning collectible coins. As you introspect into your heart you wonder whether your love for coins were an infatuation or a sincere love. The heart is very difficult thing to discern. The heart unlike the temperature outside does not always give you an accurate reading.

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31 Jan 2018

Window of beauty

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Yesterday during my downtown trip, I stopped at the coin shop. I've already commented on the lovely sets I saw, but there was so much more to admire and enjoy. Another window held a selection of Morgan silver dollars, all mint state, all beautiful. There were many San Francisco issues--of course there were two 1881-S dollars--and a few New Orleans coins that looked pristine and glowing.

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30 Jan 2018

BREAKING NEWS! SERIES 2017 NOTES

Paper Money-U.S. | user_55599

Hey guys, I had to make an emergency Breaking News blog post. It's been confirmed that the 2017 series $1 bills were released today. Keep an eye out for them. If you guys happen to find any please update the comment section! Thank you! Happy hunting!

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30 Jan 2018

** Now That's One Big Eye!**

Coins-United States | Kepi

I love these big 5 oz. Silver coins! Otherwise known as "Hockey Pucks" because of their similar sizes. This one is "American The Beautiful" 2013-P Mount Rushmore design. The series was made in conjunction with the "America The Beautiful" Quarters. The Mint produced these companion pieces in bullion in five different designs of either historic or natural significance each year from 2010 through 2021. These bullion coins are nearly identical to their smaller counterparts except for the 5 oz. weight, a 3 inch diameter, and the edge is stamped with .999 Fine Silver/5.0 ounce. The U.S. Mint produces all these coins in bullion and numismatic versions. The bullion version has a brilliant Uncirculated finish and does not have the "P" mintmark. It is only sold through dealers. The numismatic version, with the mintmark has a "Burnished" or matte finish. These coins are designated Specimens (SP) by grading companies and are sold directly to the public. This series has become very popular with collectors! I really like mine as it is graded PCGS SP70 First Strike and because John M. Mercanti, one of our past U.S. Mint Chief Engraver signed it. I hope you enjoyed my blog! I appreciate your comments! : )

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30 Jan 2018

Beginning and now

Coins-United States | CoinLady

My first trip downtown since the holiday season had to be a good one. And it was. Besides shopping and a delicious lunch, served by my favorite waiter, there was a stop at the coin shop.

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