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14 Jan 2021

Goertz Daler Variety 13: 1717 Wett Och Wapen - Bold Reverse

Young Numismatists Exchange | Oobie

My search for Goertz daler varieties continues, and I have found yet another. This one on the reverse of the 1717 Wett Och Wapen piece. I have been relaxing the past few weeks and stopping myself from working on my projects because I wanted to give my mind some rest after the rough school semester, but I am getting back into the swing of things now. I must admit, it is very difficult to break the habit of staying up late and waking up late. Nonetheless, I am acclimating myself to my old routines.

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14 Jan 2021

Reducing Financial Loss due to Coin Productoin: A Proposal

Young Numismatists Exchange | Oobie

Seeing World coin collector's recent blog post reminded me that I forgot to upload my final paper for my college writing course. The task was to write a proposal that solved a certain issue. The proposal paper combines evaluation, analysis, and argumentative formats into one paper, so without knowledge of one or more of those formats, you will struggle to write a proposal well. I chose to propose a solution to reduce financial loss due to coin production, so I hope you all enjoy. Also, I made a 94 on this paper; not too bad if I say so myself. Reducing Financial Loss due to Coin Production: A Proposal

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07 Jan 2021

Thanks to @BigNubNumismatics

Young Numismatists Exchange | TheNumisMaster

Hello folks, and happy afternoon! I recently made a trade with a fellow YN, BigNubNumismatics! Due to covid and money issues, this year has been really hard for my numismatic growth. I haven't acquired any new pieces really at all this year, and decided to trade among some fellow YNs to change that. We arrived at a fair deal, and would love to share with you all what I received. First off, I got a Canadian cent with a chipped planchet. I have always been fascinated by errors, and need one of these for my collection. Among those errors I was missing was an partially unplated coin. I received a partially unplated penny, along with an off-center penny. I have a planchet/blank for every common US coin besides the penny, and BigNub provided one of these for me as well. He, as well as some of you, knew that I love to collect proof coinage, and cut me an AMAZING deal on nearly $24 face value of proofs. On top of that, $6 in SMS (Special Mint Sets) and souvenir sets. As the icing on top of the cake, he included 2 coins for my NGC registry. I received a 1948 D Franklin Half MS-63 FBL graded by NGC, and a 1957 D Franklin Half MS-64 FBL graded by PCGS. To wrap it all up, he gave me a silver nickel, as well as a G-4 Buffalo Nickel as a gift. I especially appreciated a 1974-S Ike proof he included. It was made of 40% silver, and 60% copper. I needed one of these silver Ikes for my type set. Once again, thanks to my fellow YN, BigNubNumismatics! Thank you all! Have a wonderful start to this new year. Until next time, cheers, NM

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28 Dec 2020

Large Dollar Coins, Peace Dollars, Part One

Young Numismatists Exchange | ZanzibarCoins

Hey y'all! I hope y'all's Christmases were great! Mine was. :) I figured I'd keep with a theme, so here is a mini-series on Peace Dollars! :) So here we go!

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28 Dec 2020

Coins of the Great White North in under 450 words

Young Numismatists Exchange | Coinyoshi

Welcome to the next blog in the 450 words series. I recently found some Canadian coins in my basement and it gave me a blog idea. Here we go.

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23 Dec 2020

Large Dollar Coins, Morgan Dollars, Part Four :)

Young Numismatists Exchange | ZanzibarCoins

Well... I just realized I never actually wrapped up this blog series. So, here we go lol. It's been too long since I've been on here -- senior year has decided to suck away all of my free time lol. That, and moving. Agh. Seventh time? Eighth? I don't know. At this point I've lost track lol. I aced that presentation though, I have yet to hear how I did on the paper that went with it, but fingers crossed... I have really missed being on here. Just out of curiosity, what are y'all's plans for this Christmas, and/or next year? I am so excited for both Christmas and the coming year. One of the things I am most looking forwards to for next year is our prom. I did not get a junior prom, thanks to COVID, but we will be doing a prom this year, and I am so excited! (I'm actually on the committee lol) But anyways, Morgan Dollars...

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20 Dec 2020

Goertz Daler Variety 12: 1719 Hoppet - Bold Reverse

Young Numismatists Exchange | Oobie

I am pretty sure this new variety is number 12 in my list, so I am excited to continue adding to the list. This new variety occurs on the 1719 Hoppet Goertz daler, which was the last Goertz daler design to be produced, and it is likely one of the most difficult to find new varieties on. I will give a brief background for the Hoppet daler to help you better understand why this daler is special in the search for varieties. The 1719 Hoppet daler had a mintage of 1,500,000, the lowest of all Goertz dalers. The majority of Hoppet dalers were not put into circulation, for they were overstruck and redenominated by the new Swedish queen, Ulrika Eleonora, at a value of one öre kopparmynt, which was much lesser than one daler silvermynt. Due to this recall and redenomination, there are not many Hoppet dalers to observe for new varieties, so I am very happy that I was able to find one.

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20 Dec 2020

Goertz Daler Variety 11: 1715 Cronan - Curved and Flat Crown

Young Numismatists Exchange | Oobie

Another variety has been found to add to my growing list. It is hard to believe I have already found eleven varieties, and I am still finding more. I am very excited to see where this journey takes me, and I hope you are all enjoying it as well. This variety occurs on the obverse of the 1715 Cronan Goertz daler, specifically the crown itself. I have discussed another variety in a previous blog that occurred on the crown of the Cronan Goertz daler, the Extra Jewels Crown, so I am curious to see if this newly discovered variety occurs along with the Extra Jewels variety.

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16 Dec 2020

Goertz Daler Variety 10: 1718 Saturnus - Close Baby & Far Baby

Young Numismatists Exchange | Oobie

As promised, I am writing my second blog of the evening about another variety I found on the 1718 Saturnus Goertz daler. This variety occurs on the obverse of the coin, specifically dealing with the placement of Saturnus’ figure. I found this variety a couple blogs ago when I was discussing a reverse variety on a pair of Saturnus dalers, so I will be reusing the same images I used in that blog.

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15 Dec 2020

Goertz Daler Variety 9: 1718 Phoebus - Three-Lined & Four-Lined Reverse

Young Numismatists Exchange | Oobie

Another variety has been found to add to my growing list. I have spotted several while browsing through images of possible purchases but taking the time to catalog them is a different story. This variety occurs on the 1718 Phoebus Goertz daler, specifically on the reverse. I happened to come across this variety when I was looking through coin auctions online. I typically find these varieties through the exact same thing; I look around online at current auctions or availabilities, and I come across a piece that holds a trait that varies from other pieces I have observed. Finding these varieties is difficult sometimes, but it is also very rewarding.

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