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20 Apr 2018

Chicago Coin Expo

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Yesterday I attended the Chicago Coin Expo. It was a small show, especially if you're used to major conventions, but it was enjoyable.

10 Apr 2018

Thoughts upon a Shield cent

Coins-United States | CoinLady

After a successful bookstore day Monday, I looked through a handful of change. There were three Shield cents. One was bright and I thought perhaps it was a 2018. No.

02 Apr 2018

Happy birthday, US Mint!

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Today is the 226th birthday of the US Mint. How many beautiful, and not so beautiful, coins have been minted since then? How many different denominations and design types?

30 Mar 2018

Window shopping

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Great day downtown. Weather behaved. Delicious lunch of salmon, served by my favorite waiter. And a trip to the coin shop.

26 Mar 2018

There it is!

Coins-United States | CoinLady

On this day, I received my first 2018 coin in change! It's a 2018-D Pictured Rocks quarter. Beautiful, stunning details, lots of luster.

23 Mar 2018

March Numismadness Selection Show

Coins | The Coin Student

It’s about time we figured out what the best coin type is so let’s do this, shall we?

20 Mar 2018

The most meaningful coins

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Many coins are meaningful to collectors. The great circulation find, a top grade silver dollar, the Buffalo nickel that completed a set. Maybe you treasure the coins that Grandma gave you when you started collecting, or a coin Dad left you.

16 Mar 2018

First coin book?

Coins-United States | CoinLady

As a writer and coin enthusiast, I had to stop and think when I saw the latest question posed in Numismatic News. Was your first coin book a Red Book?

15 Mar 2018

How could I pick one?

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Thinking of my fun trip downtown the other day, reminded of the many lovely coins I saw at my favorite coin shop. When I come in and browse, I see coins dating back to 1793 sometimes. I see modern coins, Lincoln cent varieties, commems classic and modern. And everything in between! It's always difficult to pick only one nice coin to write about.


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