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24 Feb 2017

Experience & hard work

Coins | CoinLady

If you follow my blog, you know I've been a writer for many years.

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23 Feb 2017

Window shopping

Coins-United States | CoinLady

While shopping downtown the other day, I stopped at my favorite coin shop. Just looking at the window displays does a numismatist good! There are complete and partial sets, modern issues, commems, coins of the world.

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22 Feb 2017

Happy Birthday, Washington!

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Today is the actual birthday, not day observed, of George Washington. Medals of Washington were the most popular numismatic collectable 150 years ago. Many medals and tokens featuring our first president were minted and continue to be available today. A beautiful reference book, Medallic Portraits of Washington, lists most of these medals and tokens.

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21 Feb 2017

Treasures...not coins

Coins | CoinLady

Monday is the day I visit book stores. As a writer, I always have projects in the works. Made a pretty good haul yesterday. My tote bag weighed almost 15 lbs!

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20 Feb 2017

Coin shop visit

Coins | user_43369

Hey guys I just got one of my favorite coins today a 1914 barber dime I think it is so beautiful post down below if you like them too

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17 Feb 2017

Getting started

Coins | CoinLady

Everyone has their own personal story of getting started in numismatics. I became interested at age 11. My grandmother gave me 2 silver dollars for Christmas. One was a 1921 Morgan, the other, a 1922 Peace. I was intrigued because the coins were dated only a year apart, but had different designs. This was an era of circulation finds, when clad coinage was still new and silver coins were found in change.

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16 Feb 2017

An underappreciated sculptor

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Isaac Scott Hathaway designed two US commemorative coins: the Booker T. Washington half dollar, minted from 1946-1951; and the Washington/Carver half dollar, minted from 1951-1954. He was an outstanding artist, sculptor, and educator.

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12 Feb 2017

Coin shop

| user_43369

Hey guys I'm thinking of creating an online coin store post something if you guys think I should create an online coin store thanks

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12 Feb 2017

Happy birthday, Lincoln!

Coins-United States | CoinLady

On this day, Lincoln's birthday, it would be appropriate to mention one collector's experience in collecting Lincoln items.

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