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28 Apr 2017

Uplifting story

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Last night, a lovely proof double eagle was sold at auction for over half a million dollars. The proceeds will be used to keep a church in business.

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27 Apr 2017

Books wanted

Coins-United States | CoinLady

As a writer and researcher, I treasure my library. My bookshelves hold many coin reference books, and I have a few auction catalogs too. Many are like reference books in themselves.

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27 Apr 2017

Fake collectible coins became an epidemic: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Coins | Alexis-CYP

Dear friends,I have started writing articles about Numismatics on an online free nedws platform. My first articles has been publishedd!Title: Fake collectible coins became an epidemic: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Link: http://us.blastingnews.com/news/2017/04/fake-collectible-coins-became-an-epidemic-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-001652879.htmlI have tried to make it as simple and useful as possible to both beginners and more experienced collectors.As that website works by readership, please click and read the article in order to help me remain on the platforma and write more.Please also let me know if and how useful you found it. I would greatly appreciate any feedback!Thank you very much!Dr.A.P.Kitsios

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26 Apr 2017

Getting nickels less than face value

Coins-United States | Conan Barbarian

today i went to the bank to get some more nickels so i decided to get a total of $80 worth. i traded in my 2 rolls of dollar coins and 6 rolls of dimes and asked for an equal value in nickels. i didn't have time to count there but they gave me lots of nickels and a $20 dollar bill because they said they didn't have enough. when i got home it turned out that they gave me a total of $90 in nickels, $10 more than what was originally requested and a bonus $20. (some one is getting in trouble) well it was too late to go back to the bank because they closed by the time i got home but i don't know how the banker messed up that bad (math is essential especially simple addition)

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25 Apr 2017

Favorite Bullion Coins?

Coins | Peace Silver

What are your favorite bullion coins minted currently ? Why?My favorite bullion coins are:1) Australian Lunar Series2) Chinese Panda Series3) Somalia Elephant SeriesAlso, I'm anxiously waiting to see the latest Canadian Nomadic Own series in person. It's 1oz silver coin with Rhodium coated coin.It's a interesting concept. Royal Canadian still had them on sale on their website and it was cheaper than any other US dealers.

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25 Apr 2017

Little gems

Coins-United States | CoinLady

During a visit to my favorite coin shop today, I spotted a lovely little coin. The U.S. Grant gold dollar is an underpublicized and underrated coins, but is special. It features President Grant, Civil War general, who also appeared on the Presidential dollar and a silver commemorative half dollar. The gold dollar and the half dollar feature the same design--Grant on the obverse and his log cabin birthplace on the reverse. This may be the only examples of the same design on two different US coins. The coin was MS-65, golden and lustrous.

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24 Apr 2017

Old coin purse

Coins-United States | Conan Barbarian

a week ago i found an old coin purse in my grandma's apartment and while looking through it found a 1909 VDB cent. it was one of the greatest finds ever, aside from finding 2 silver quarters, and i am guessing she still had it because it was a first year coin. sadly no silver in this coin purse but there were some S.B.A silver dollars and common date wheats. also this is my first VDB cent i received but if it had a mint mark that would have been insane but at leat it had initials.

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24 Apr 2017

ICG and anacs

| Joe Izzo

is there anyway of finding out if coin graded by either compnay is cleaned and that it is of grade by looking at pictures. Stupid question but is there some sort of list of on par graded coind by these two companies?

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