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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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07 Sep 2018

How I Started Coin Collecting + How I Found Out About The ANA

Young Numismatists Exchange | Jonas's Coins

Today I will be sharing how I started collecting coins. I will also be sharing how I found out about the ANA. I hope it is an interesting blog.

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