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28 Feb 2021

An Update on Numismastery

| TheNumisMaster

I shall waste no time getting into the topic of today's blog.

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28 Feb 2021

The 100 Point Coin Grading Scale: Its the Mathmatical Underpinnings that Make It Great!

| I. R. Bama

Many of you read with interest and have encouraged me to pursue a CGS system that is mathematically sound. So what makes a model or grading system useful? Well, it has to have internal validity. What is that, you may ask? Its a fancy way of saying that it accurately measures what it purports to measure in a manner stable over time and multiple observations. So you get the same results over time, every time. the other construct to be considered is observational reliability. That means that you could in this case, show a coin to any grader and you will have almost perfect agreement in giving the coin a grade.

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27 Feb 2021

My Coin Collection

| Eriknation

A few months ago I started coin collecting I collected any coin. From us coins to foreign coins and tokens. Then one day I realized I needed somewhere to put my coins so me and my dad did some woodwork and built a box. I was very happy to have somewhere to store my coins. After that I kept coin rolling and looking in change. And now I almost have it full with my red book, Pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars, dollar coin, and bills. And I have lots of foreign coins as well from Japan Germany Switzerland Brazil Canada etc. My dad had found the during his travel and he said he used to ask his colleagues for foreign coins as well. And till this day I'm still collecting and go to the bank every month for some coin tolls. I also started to do projects by the ANA I started the Dollar project and finished just yesterday I wrote about Susan B. Anthony designed a coin, did a maze on the website.. It was tons of fun and I'm planning to start the early copper cents. And right now I am posting blogs to try earning YN dollars. I didn't know that you could earnem' from posting. Then I found out that you need to create a blog that's about you that's long and informative to get YN dollars. My favorite coins are any wheat cents I can find , the reason I like Wheat Cents is because they are very easy to find. And so far I have 6 of them. I have a 1936 s , 1938 p, 1940 p , 1941 p , 1946 p , and 1952 D. I also love collecting centennial coin like the Lincoln cents and quarters. Right now I have the nickels pennies and quarters but I am missing the Biccentenial Half dollar and dollar. So I hope one day I can find one. And this is basically my coin collecting story. P.S. I love this supportive community.

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27 Feb 2021

How I started my coin collecting hobby. (I’m sorry for clogging the blog page)

Coins | Eriknation

This is the story of how I started coin collecting. When I was almost 7 I got a coin book from my friend. It was a national park quarter set. I started filling it in one by one before long I already had the present years. I decided to take a break from collecting and I found a new interest in collecting shells and Pokémon cards. Then one day I saw this video on YouTube talking about finding a coin worth $100 dollars. It was the 1909 s V.D.B. After a week I started to search my dad's old collection and searched up the values. That was until I found out that the websites I were on had fake information. So I asked my mom if I could have a coin book. And I decided to buy the red book. Once I got it I started reading it a lot. Then I started coin roll hunting. I tried hunting all coins but my favorite coin to hunt is cents. The first wheat Penny I found was in my mom’s wallet was a 1940 p. And I hunted 20 rolls in my whole life so far and I have 6 Wheat’s so far. And I also found lots of centennials. After that I couldn’t hunt because my mom said I could only go once a month. So I decided to find loose change around the house. Then one day I discovered the Young Numismatists club. So I joined. And on the first day I completed the dollar project. By the way I signed up on feb. 26 2021. And I wanted to share my finds right away. When Mike a Coin collector told me that instead of writing five posts a day I should write long posts. So I’m very sorry for clogging up the blog page. Please accept my apology. So far I’m having lots of fun doing activities and talking to other yn’s. So this is basically the story of how I started my coin collecting hobby.

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