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09 Oct 2017

Civil War Token that I Own

Tokens | user_9894

Here are images of two Civil War Tokens that I own. I have had them for quite some time. A little worse for wear but still nice.

09 Sep 2017

Be Glad You Can't Be Imprisoned for Being in Debt

Tokens | coinsbygary

This post is for Mike who recently posted a Conder Token. Mike I have several more of these that I will post periodically. Until then, enjoy this one!Gary’s March Coin of the Month (Volume 3 Number 7) features a copper NGC AU-58 1790’s ½ penny Conder Token (D&H-36D).

08 Sep 2017

Love tokens, anyone?

Tokens | CoinLady

Love tokens, anyone? Sometimes found in junk boxes or sold as "damaged," tokens engraved with names, scenes, sentiments, can make beautiful and meaningful gifts.

21 Jul 2017

Finding something new

Tokens | CoinLady

While roaming the convention floor at a major coin show, I always pick up the many premiums available, such as pens, candy, price lists, and a catalog or two.

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.

29 Jan 2017

cool tokens

| Conan Barbarian

these are a few cool tokens that i have acquired throughout the years that i thought were cool. i am not that into tokens but these few are interesting and unique. (i don't know how many are around nowadays but they look old and are a great piece to add to my collection)

25 Nov 2016

Milner & Thompson Canterbury Music Depot

Coins - World | World_Coin_Nut

I supposed due to my love of large cents I have developed an interest to British Conder Tokens and similar tokens. I have found over the years that some British colonies have produced similar pieces to the Conder tokens. Recently I picked up this piece from New Zealand.

01 Sep 2016

so-called dollar obsession

| user_3709

i have a new obsession in a fairly small area of numismatics. The tokens or medals in question are so called dollars. I have currently four so-called dollars with three being the finest or tied for finest known. The one that is not the finest is only beat by two other deep proof likes at NGC. Does anyone else have the obsession of so-called dollars.

12 Jun 2016

Hard Times Tokens

Young Numismatists Exchange | user_8029

In the early 19th century in America, money has not always been in a good supply. In order for there to be change, there were two options, the ever unstable paper money or a privately made token. There are three categories of these tokens, the political token, the store card and the one made to resemble an actual circulating coin.


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