11 Feb 2018


Coins | Longstrider

The other day my wife and I were at our coin guy just looking around to see what was new. He had quite a few new items as we hadn't been there since November due to my wife's accident and surgery. I was checking out the raw Peace Dollars as we needed a ridiculously expensive 1934 D. While my heart was trying to recover, my wife spotted a 1921 low grade she fell in love with. Keep in mind we have 2 Dansco Albums that would take these. Fortunately or unfortunately for me, both had '21 Peace Dollars in them. Now I totally understand the concept of a coin talking to you. This coin talked to her. It had been rated as a nice Low Ball VG-8. I wanted my '34 D. I wasn't in love with this coin but the more I looked at it the more I saw what she saw. I could go on but as all the men know we bought the '21.. Surprise, surprise we bought the 1934 D also. Win, Win!!! Our coin guy loves us. At least my wife. Truthfully, he is the greatest dealer I have ever met. We also bought a 1971 Canadian Bicentennial. Very nicely toned. She wanted it. And why not??? As you can see in the photos, this coin has seen a lot of use. What did it purchase? You tell me. I dare you..


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