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19 Feb 2018

Presidents' Day

Coins-United States | CoinLady

On Presidents' Day, it's good to remember the many issues featuring US Presidents. There are the everyday coins, such as the Lincoln cent, Jefferson nickel, FDR dime, Washington quarter, JFK half dollar. There's the entire series of Presidential dollar coins that was recently completed. There are many commems, classic and modern.

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16 Feb 2018

Still looking

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Still no 2018 dated coins in sight. The past three days I've been out and about. Bookstore day, shopping, and numerous delicious meals. I pay cash and check my change, as I have been for decades. I spotted a few bright cents and thought, maybe this is it! All cents were dated 2017.

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03 Feb 2018

Where has it been?

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That poor old coin had seen better days. The quarter was worn slick and smooth. The coin's date had been worn off many years ago. A scratch covered much of the obverse. The reverse eagle was seen flying, with much of the lettering worn smooth.

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31 Jan 2018

Window of beauty

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Yesterday during my downtown trip, I stopped at the coin shop. I've already commented on the lovely sets I saw, but there was so much more to admire and enjoy. Another window held a selection of Morgan silver dollars, all mint state, all beautiful. There were many San Francisco issues--of course there were two 1881-S dollars--and a few New Orleans coins that looked pristine and glowing.

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30 Jan 2018

Beginning and now

Coins-United States | CoinLady

My first trip downtown since the holiday season had to be a good one. And it was. Besides shopping and a delicious lunch, served by my favorite waiter, there was a stop at the coin shop.

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19 Jan 2018

Print or e-books?

Coins-United States | CoinLady

So many coin reference books are available. New research is being done all the time, with new titles being released each month or so.

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18 Jan 2018

History of the Half-Cent Coin

Coins | user_55599

Hello, this is my first blog, I figured I would start engaging this site a little more by posting some history of various coins, paper currency and possible tokens. Also if you would like more information, feel free to ask about the currency and tokens I feature, I would be more than happy to elaborate more on my knowledge for you! I hope you guys enjoy!

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