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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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?

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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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