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04 Mar 2021

GOODWILL MESSAGE!!!

Odd & Curious Money | PastorK7354

JUST A VERY GENERAL AND GENUINE MESSAGE FOR ALL OF YOU. ....... GOD'S RICHEST BLESSINGS FOR ALL OF YOU!!! WE LOVE ALL OF YOU! TAKE CARE AND STAY SAFE AND VIGILANT, AND TRUSTING !

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26 Jan 2021

collection post bug

Odd & Curious Money | walking liberty

so i made a bunch of collection posts this weekend and when I inserted a picture of the back it will not show. only the cover picture saves and not the other ones! does anyone else have this problem and if you did how did you fix it? Because as a collector I know I would want to see the full coin and not just one side. have a good week WL

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17 Jan 2021

The Errors Heard 'Round the World!!! A HUGE week for error lovers, coin & currency!!!

Odd & Curious Money | Kurisu

I love weird. I love error coins!!! I love that moment when an error coin plops out of that roll I'm searching, makes me giggle :-)

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31 Dec 2020

One Anna Serial Number issued Note card by Princely State of Kalat

Odd & Curious Money | user_85287

The Khanate of Kalat (Balochi: خانات ءِ قلات‎) was a Baloch Khanate, that existed from 1666 to 1955 in the center of the modern-day province of Balochistan, Pakistan. Prior to that they were subjects of Mughal emperor Akbar. It remained a princely state of Pakistan until 1955, when it was incorporated into the country.

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20 Dec 2020

My first Star Note!

Odd & Curious Money | CoinStar08

Today while I was looking at other blogs, I saw something about valuable bills. So I decided to look for some myself. I endedup finding a 1976 $2 Star Note! I know they are not very rare but I am still excited. I know they are made to replacedamaged currency, but that is all I really understand. If you have any other information about Star Notes, please share.They are very new to me, and I would like to know more about them!

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01 Oct 2020

WW11 War , Notes Hawaii.

Odd & Curious Money | Mike

Hi I hope you all are well. How many times have you read a blog that says my grand father and grandma left this set of these coins? Well I'm 67 and just found out that my mom in law.and her friend left me currency and coins!. Now there have a special meaning for me and always will. There brown in color if the look light it's the flash. Also two gold seals.. Now these are older than the war. . They used 1935A notes. Two have a crease but that's fine. You see there not going to be graded. They feel silky. And in good shape. No pinholes in them. On the obverse they have two Hawaii in block letters at both ends. These are silver certs also. They made 204,000. Now I thought the President would authorize these. It was the Mayor. He was concerned about an invasion. That would devalue all the money On The islands. Now think about this.204,000 of these were made.when there was no indication of an invasion they had to destroy these. . They used the crematorium. That was to much. I believe the soldiers hoarded these before they were shipped to the sugar mill. That worked fine. That's why there are so many of these 204,000 left in great condition. Now these notes are older than the war!! So someone left me something . But the loss was two much. I have two gold notes which were use in North Africa.. You have to feel these to believe the feel of them. The coins were half dollar silver. I was told there is more coming.. I'm grateful to Anny and Vivian for leaving these to me. The first note has a big fold. The others small at the corners. So now I have some American History in my hands. Real history. Like the 50.00 note I got in a book. I will cherish these and keep them in plastic. I will preserve them like they were left to me. Now please.enlarge these and take a look at them. You never know who or were money will come to you. I'm very happy. Thank you all . Stay well be safe!!!

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28 Jun 2020

One sided coin

Odd & Curious Money | Harrison

This is a 1964 Jefferson nickel with one side. How i ended up with this coin is very interesting. My friend saw a kid with this coin at school. He knew I was a coin collector so he bought the coin from him. He showed it to me and i decided to buy it. I did some research on these types of coins and they can have some pretty high value. It was a hard topic to research because not many people know about these types of coins. I am very happy to own this coin and know that it is very rare!

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19 Sep 2019

The 1959 D "Wheat Ears Reverse" Mule

Odd & Curious Money | JudeA

A "mule" error, as it is called, is when a obverse or reverse has a design that is not typically seen on the coin. A famous example is the 2000 Sacagawea and Quarter. It had a Sacagawea Dollar planchet and reverse struck on an obverse of a state quarter, and sold for a record price of $192,000!Mule coins are generally VERY rare, and attract a lot of attention when one is found. They have a very low chance of being produced, because it is unlikely a mint official will overlook something like that. There are only a few mule coins certified by a leading grading service. Keep in mind that minor, or 4th party grading services might certify fake coins due to lack of knowledge or as an attempt to gain publicity. The most famous example of a cent mule error is arguably the 1959 D with a wheat ears reverse. As you all know, the cent's reverse was changed in 1959 to the memorial style reverse. Somehow, a old die must have gotten mixed in and struck this piece. This piece is still a matter of discussion as to whether it is a mint product. It was discovered in change in 1986 by Leon Baller. He sent it in to the US treasury in 1987 for authentication. The letter he received stated that they had examined his coin, and that their opinion was that his coin was a genuine mint product. Despite this, NGC, PCGS, and ANACS all sent the coin back to him with a, no decision grade, unslabbed. J.P. Martin from IGC stated that, "He had no evidence to prove that the coin is fake, but his gut instinct told him that it was not a genuine mint product." PCGS founder David Hall also said that he thought it was fake. It does seem odd that there is only 1 of these coins produced. If a die had struck the coin, there probably would be more examples by now, 110 years after this piece was "minted." It was put up for auction in 2003 by Goldberg auctions. They graded it MS(60), but no major service had chosen to certify it. It was pulled from the auction when forager Mark Hofmann confessed to making the coin. It was put back for auction and sold for $48,300. It sold again in 2010 for $27,000. It was sold again in 2019, in September, and sold for $50,000, which was exactly the estimate. This coin is widely discussed in forums mostly anywhere, and is widely known. My opinion is that, this piece is a mint product, and was just struck by a mint official who wanted to make something interesting in his free time. Many people, however, think that it is fake. The general opinion is that this piece is fake, although if another example surfaced, it might change the opinions of many people. I hope you enjoyed this blog! My question for this blog is - Do you think that the 1959 D mule cent is genuine or fake? Happy hunting!

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16 Sep 2019

Reissue of coins

Odd & Curious Money | user_23483

Are coins that have been re-issued from earlier years or as valuable as the originals ? What about coins issued from unused dies?

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