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23 Feb 2017

Window shopping

Coins-United States | CoinLady

While shopping downtown the other day, I stopped at my favorite coin shop. Just looking at the window displays does a numismatist good! There are complete and partial sets, modern issues, commems, coins of the world.

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22 Feb 2017

Happy Birthday, Washington!

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Today is the actual birthday, not day observed, of George Washington. Medals of Washington were the most popular numismatic collectable 150 years ago. Many medals and tokens featuring our first president were minted and continue to be available today. A beautiful reference book, Medallic Portraits of Washington, lists most of these medals and tokens.

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21 Feb 2017

Treasures...not coins

Coins | CoinLady

Monday is the day I visit book stores. As a writer, I always have projects in the works. Made a pretty good haul yesterday. My tote bag weighed almost 15 lbs!

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21 Feb 2017

Black History Month

News | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

This is part of a series celebrating Black History Month by 2016 Numismatist of the Year John Kraljevich. Visit his website at www.jkamericana.com.

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20 Feb 2017

If I Won the Lottery

| Ancient Collector

Okay, you just won the Lottery and have millions of dollars (even after taxes). What coin would you buy? I don't want to hear the 1804 Dollar or 1913 Liberty Nickel because of their rarity. I want to hear the coin or coins that stir your soul because of their history or take your breath away because of their beauty.

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20 Feb 2017

Coin shop visit

Coins | user_43369

Hey guys I just got one of my favorite coins today a 1914 barber dime I think it is so beautiful post down below if you like them too

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19 Feb 2017

Jefferson nickels

Coins | Jim

I have some from the 60's, but not sure if they are worth keeping.

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