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26 May 2019

Pennies From my local Bank

Coins-United States | user_80153

Anyone else have any issues getting a box of Pennies from their local bank ? My bank tells me it cost them money to give me pennies. where would be a good place to get pennies

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25 Apr 2019

A Good Find!

Coins-United States | RPSeitz

After purchasing my coffee this morning, I examined my change and found a 1982 Small Date Copper Cent. I know it is copper because I weighed it when I got to my office and it weighed 3.12 grams. Unfortunately, it is not from the Denver Mint, but it does finish out one of my Lincoln Memorial Whitman folders. This is a strange find for me because I usually only get recent date coins with my coffee change. I don't know if this is a result of the National Coin Hunt, but, I am going to say it is a result. That's my story and I am sticking to it!

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22 Apr 2019

Flying Eagle Cent

Coins-United States | RPSeitz

I attended the Meadville Coin Club last Thursday and at our auction, I picked up a few great coins. The purchase that I like the most is this 1858 Flying Eagle Cent. This is one of the shortest-lived series of United States coins, having been produced for circulation for just two years, 1857 and 1858, however, there were about 1,000 1856 Flying Eagle Cents struck without official authorization. Therefore, from a legal standpoint, all 1856 Flying Eagle Cents may be considered to have been illegally struck and issued. These coins are very rare and quite expensive.

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18 Apr 2019

got it early

Coins-United States | A.J.

my first strike 2018-s PCGS PR69RD DCAM penny came a day early! not a reverse proof like the WP one, but it looks just as good!and i just also fount out it came from "Sirius Auctions" who specializes in PCGS. for some more info here's the real PCGS verification code:https://www.pcgs.com/cert/35569609

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14 Apr 2019

1935-S PEACE DOLLAR VAM-3-"EXTRA RAY"

Coins-United States | Longstrider

The next blog I have to share is my newest Peace Dollar VAM. It is a nice 1935-S VAM-3 called "Extra Rays". It isn't an Elite 30 or a Top 50. It is just a VAM I really like. This variety was first discovered way back in 1939 by Olav Berghli. It has a normal C reverse die, look it up. The "S" mint mark is the micro type. As a little aside, the host of different "S" mint marks used is very interesting.

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14 Apr 2019

won an action

Coins-United States | A.J.

I had found this action that was about to expire, and i won it for an unexpectedly little price of $10. it was an 2018 proof DCAM first strike penny graded by PCGS. i'll give you guys more info when i get it in a couple days.

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13 Apr 2019

A VAM MAN'S SHORT GUIDE TO TRADE DOLLARS

Coins-United States | Longstrider

If you have been reading my blogs for a while, you will know that I usually blog about VAMs and Civil War currency. Not exclusively but usually. Lately I started a US Type coin album, Dansco #7070. This has led me back to basics on learning about coins I usually don't collect. This blog is about one of those coins. It is about, the often maligned, Trade Dollars.

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