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14 Jan 2021

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Exonumia | walking liberty

Hello peoples! I want you guys to vote on what my new profile picture should be. I have posted pictures and just describe what one I should choose.

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12 Jan 2021

TRIBUTE COIN TO AN ANA LEGAND THAT BECAME A VAM!

Exonumia | Longstrider

Today I would like to share a very special coin I just received. I saw these on a coin group on Facebook. The guy selling is named Joe Poanessa but, as you will see, he is out of them.

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05 Jan 2021

christmas

Exonumia | walking liberty

What did yall get for Christmas? i got a 2006 proof box some 2X2 holders and some cardboard 2X2's to go with it. The only other thing I got was a 24K plated gold coin set. It is pretty cool. WL

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05 Jan 2021

Bronze Medals, Value for your Buck...Not!

Exonumia | Stumpy

On 1 Jan 2021, the United States Mint followed through on a promise to raise their prices on 3-inch Bronze Medals from $39.95 to $160.00, a 400 percent price increase.

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02 Jan 2021

Heraldic Art Medals by Robert McNamara

Exonumia | Golfer

So-Called Half Dollars & Heraldic Art MedalsWanted to write about the Heraldic Art Medals. I don't have the complete set as of yet. But wanted to post some pictures of non-graded pieces I have. I got interested in these last year and really enjoy them. The story behind them is really interesting. I have included a couple links if you wish to learn more. The pieces in the pictures are from 1963,1964,1968,1969,1971,1974. 18 pieces out of 60 regular pieces in the 60 piece regular set. Will try to post a part two version with some of my NGC graded pieces. You can go to the NGC site and see a nice registry set if you like. I have purchased a few pieces from a Mr C. Smith who is selling some of his extra pieces. Mr Smith has the finest NGC registry set or any set assembled of these medals.

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24 Dec 2020

Merry Christmas

Exonumia | Stumpy

2020 started out bleak from a Numismatics standpoint. I had been collecting coins since the 1960s, but didn't have a clue.

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19 Dec 2020

A Purpose Served

Exonumia | Long Beard

War tokens, as they were referred to when issued, have transformed into what the numismatic community calls Civil War tokens. While this title may be aptly appropriate given when they were struck, the subset category bearing merchant name or address seem to fall under the same. Tokens bear a patriotic design, as shown in the first two images. Store cards, while the obverse may be similar to that of tokens, bear the merchant, his goods or services and an address. Being as both served the same purpose it is easy to understand the confusion. Although many in the coin collecting hobby have heard of these, perhaps in their possession, the focus of this weeks blog looks into the origin. Enjoy!

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18 Dec 2020

chill out

Exonumia | walking liberty

Hello everyone! With Christmas coming up (or other holidays)i think we all need to cool down. So just chillax and look at the memes i have put as the pictures. Happy holidays WL

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17 Dec 2020

about my birthday part 2!

Exonumia | walking liberty

Part 2 of my birthday story. So I got $30, new camo bedding, a Ford sign, 7 V nickels, and a box of candy canes! The cool thing about the 7 V nickels is that they were a grab bag and there were only 2 repeating dates! most of the time they are all the same. Well that's all I have for you today. have a good day! WL

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16 Dec 2020

about my birthday part 1

Exonumia | walking liberty

hello everyone! Like i said in my post about birthdays, my b-day is December 16 and I am turning 14. I am doing a part 1 and two because I have got some other things to say. I have only got 2 gifts early. Yesterday I got a coin collecting album (picture will be the cover of this post) and I got a water bottle that was custom made about my favorite truck brand Ford. The other thing I wanted to talk about is that on December 14th I went to a coin shop and got some things. i got some world coins from a 15 cent bin then I got two British seated 1 cent coins and both were made to be used as necklaces. They both had holes at the top but instead of being copper, they were plated! One was silver the other was gold. well that's all I have to say for now, I will make the part two tomorrow. Take care! WL

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