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20 Oct 2017

U.S. Mint 50 State Quarters Program; Alabama, Missouri

Coins-United States | LillianDubuque

When I opened my 50 state quarters 2003 proof set for 2003, I was mesmerized by the artwork and history behind each coin. Out of the five coins that I received, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, Missouri and Arkansas, I was really struck by the reverse of the Alabama coin and the picture of Helen Keller. Coins represent so much history. No, this was not an investment (unless you bought the silver proof set) but I am really enjoying taking in the art and history behind each commemorative coin.

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19 Oct 2017

Coin Thoughts #37 by "SUN"

Coins | "SUN"

WESTWARD JOURNEY COINS AND MEDAL SET

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19 Oct 2017

Palladium and perfect

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Great trip downtown today, including a trip to the coin shop. I spent some time there, browsing, chatting, and the conversation turned to the new palladium coin with the Mercury dime design. I saw one and held it.

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19 Oct 2017

The Best Ways to Organize Your Collection

Coins | iccoins

Many collectors want to showcase and organize their coin collection in a nice, organized way that they understand. Many turn to Excel spreadsheets or other alternatives, while others turn to the special software designed specifically for coin collectors. However, there are many free and great ways to organize your coin collection. I have used all the formats below and these are my honest reviews of each, helping you to decide which one is best for you.

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18 Oct 2017

Weird Nickel bump

| Conan Barbarian

i just got a nickel, 1954-S MS64, and when i was looking at it there was a slight raise to the left of the Monticello dome. it seems as though the entire middle of the coin is raised and it is an interesting error or there are wheel marks that make a cool affect of another building/dome. it was graded by PCGS and i find it odd that they didn't have a special marking on the label for wheel marks or error. but whether error or not it is still an interesting and beautiful coin.

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18 Oct 2017

Silver Dollars Graded!

| Daniel M.

I have finally graded my 90% Silver Dollars

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17 Oct 2017

WHERE IS EVERYONE??

Exonumia | Longstrider

Now I don't want to get on a rant here but I have noticed something that is bothering me and getting worse. Where are all the people and their blogs? The ANA states, at the time I am writing this, that there are 12,105 members to Money.org.. I signed up for this website before it was even published. I was a beta tester. Everybody worked hard to make a top notch site. I think we all succeeded. Every blog had at least a dozen comments. Many different people wrote blogs. There was tons of people on the Forums. People were asking questions and other members were answering them. People made friends and actually communicated with each other. Not just checking a box. As far as I can tell, we now have maybe 12 active members. It probably is closer to six but I don't want to start a war of numbers. I know, I know, everybody is busy. School and work. We had all that years ago and people still took the time to get involved. My gosh! Even the ANA staff has quit writing blogs, with some noteworthy exceptions. I miss the ANA history, Fallback Thursday and that kind of stuff. Come on people. I'm begging you. Get involved again. Make this site worth looking at again! Maybe everybody but me knows everything already. I could be wrong. Just my opinion!! Thanks for looking you loyal half-dozen! Prove me wrong. Leave a comment!

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