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31 Aug 2018

Make Your Own Coin Board!

Coins-United States | Jonas's Coins

There have been many times where I have made my own coin supplies. One thing I like to make are coin boards. I find it fun and it can be interesting to make a custom design. In the photos, you can see two different coin boards I have made. One is for 2009 pennies, the other is Thomas Jefferson themed. I will be showing you how to make the Thomas Jefferson one.

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31 Aug 2018

Quiz Time - What Presidential Wife is Associated with a Coin Hoard?

Coins | Ancient Collector

This was a surprise to me. Ellen Herndon Arthur, wife of Chester A. Arthur. Nell's father was William Lewis Herndon, captain of the SS Central America when it sunk carrying all that gold to be bottom of the Atlantic.

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31 Aug 2018

Gary's Coins From The Vault-The Shield Nickel

Coins-United States | coinsbygary

Is this edition of Garys Coins From The Vault I am highlighting the two major varieties of the Shield Nickel. Though I was unable to personally go to the ANA show this year, the dealer who is helping me to up-grade my type set did. There according to my want list he located an MS-63 1867 Shield Nickel w/Rays to up-grade an AU-50 1866 nickel. This new coin joins the final year of issue PF-63 1883 already in my collection. I think you will find it interesting to compare a well struck business strike Shield Nickel with a proof nickel of a similar type.I'm trying to figure out the ding in the 5 of the 1883 nickel. I'm thinking that it might be a strike-through.

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30 Aug 2018

I Like Ikes

Coins-United States | Jonas's Coins

I like Ike. That means that I like Ikes, too. So today’s blog will be about coins related to Dwight D. Eisenhower. These will include the Ike dollar (obviously), the Eisenhower presidential dollar coin, and the “I like Mamie” $10 gold coin with Mamie Eisenhower on it.

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30 Aug 2018

Cents Part Five: Lincoln Cents

Coins | ZanzibarCoins

Hello again and here is the fifth and final part of my blog post series on cents! This blog post miniseries has lasted five blogs of separate cent designs, as well as an introduction. I hope y'all enjoy this blog post and find it informative as I wrap up the series. :)

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29 Aug 2018

Book Review: Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins By Eric Jordan And John Maben

Coins | The Coin Student

Book Review: Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins By Eric Jordan And John Maben

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