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14 May 2019

The Journey Of Creating A YN Auction...From Scratch. (Part 1)

Young Numismatists Exchange | The Coin Student

The Indiana State Numismatic Association always has an annual state show to promote the hobby. Little did I know one day I’d help remake it.

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12 May 2019

KPC

Young Numismatists Exchange | Mr_Norris_LKNS

Our club operates primarily during the school year, as we are a school based club. We are blessed to receive donations from time to time and rather than distribute them willy nilly without regard to the students' interests, we hold a big student members only auction at the end of the year. Members earn auction money through participation all year long: meeting attendance, completing a project, giving a presentation, etc., all can earn them auction money. This encourages participation, makes it fun, and provides a good way to make sure the donated objects go to interested students... if they like it, they bid; if it's not their thing, they pass.

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01 May 2019

Metal Detecting Event A Big Success

Young Numismatists Exchange | Mr_Norris_LKNS

The April meeting of the Legacy Knights Numismatic Society hosted metal detecting experts from the Dayton Diggers metal detecting club. There is an obvious connection between numismatics and metal detecting, because in between the soda can pull tabs and bits of wire many lost coins can be found.

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07 Apr 2019

The Wild West and Its Inspired Coinage, Part 1 (Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and Belle Starr)

Young Numismatists Exchange | ZanzibarCoins

The Wild West has long fascinated many Americans. (I don't know if anyone on here has noticed, but I it interests and fascinates me a lot too) :) It has been the scene for many a movie. The setting for many a dime novel, novel, or Western movie that thrilled audiences both fifty + years ago and now. For some it's the wide open country side and the beauty of the sky or the mountain or the vistas and bluffs that the characters find themselves traveling on. For others it's the intrigue, the suspense, and the knowledge that the "good guy" will win, it's only a question of "How?". For others it's the bravery, the sacrifice, and the courage of the "good guy" or the good heart behind the cold exterior of the outlaw that's going to eventually surface and save the day. For some it's all of those combined. And yet there are still many, many other reasons why people enjoy Westerns, and the Wild West, and the whole idea of it all in general.

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28 Feb 2019

The Twenty Dollar Bill, Its History, and ... Is It Facing Changes Or Not?

Young Numismatists Exchange | ZanzibarCoins

Hi everyone! This is a late blog post, I've been meaning to make one for a while now, but haven't had time to with school going on and lots and lots of homework being assigned. :)

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27 Jan 2019

Encouraging Young Numismatists

Young Numismatists Exchange | Mr_Norris_LKNS

Every so often our activities and mission strike a chord with a more experienced numismatist, and he or she is inspired to help, whether that's with making a presentation on a numismatic topic at a meeting, volunteering time or resources to help with projects, or donating funding or materials.

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01 Jan 2019

LIberty Walking Half-Dollars; A suitable series to collect

Young Numismatists Exchange | Liberty Walking Half

After the initial start in numismatics with a circulating series such as "Lincoln cents" or "Washington quarters", what is the appropriate follow up series? At this point, most look to early twentieth century series, generally resulting in the selection of either "Buffalo nickels" or "Mercury dimes". However, coins other than five-cents and dimes were minted, for instance, "Liberty Walking" half-dollars. These silver halves exemplify a fine series to collect. "Liberty Walking" half-dollars present a beautiful design, which is both affordable and easily found.

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21 Oct 2018

YN Auction Fun!

Young Numismatists Exchange | ZanzibarCoins

Hi everyone! This blog post is a little late, since I've been working so hard on practicing for the PSAT (and then taking it) that I haven't had time for anything computer related for a while. :) This blog post is all about the annual YN auction in September!

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