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08 Apr 2020

Update on that 1981-s "Silver" quarter

| Adrien

Conclusion: It is not silver.I took my 2006-D Satin Finish 1c in the same type of pcgs holder and I weighed it and found it weighed 33.36 grams. I then subtracted 2.5 grams (weight of post-1982 cents) and it came out to be 30.86 for the weight of the holder. I took the weight of my coin in the holder and found it weighed 36.56 grams. 36.56-30.86 ended up being 5.7 grams.Upon inspection with a stereo microscope, I was able to find tiny amounts of copper peeking through the "cracks" in the rimming.Thank you for your help,

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07 Apr 2020

A Small Question Regarding 1981 Proofs

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I was taking a look through my coins the other day when I happened to catch a glimpse of the edging on the 1981-S type 1 quarter. The Quarter's edge looks a lot like the edging on my MS Mercury dime and my AU 1906-O Barber half. I'm not sure what to think of it. I don't think a silver 1981 set was made, but I looked at the others in the set and the SBA$1, 50c, and 10c. They were all clad. I would really like to know if I am just misinformed or if all quarters in that set are silver.Any help would do.

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17 Mar 2019

Obsolete Coins: Stella ($4 Gold)

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16 Mar 2019

MS-66: The Golden Grade

Coins | Adrien

Have you ever had a coin that was MS-65 and it's worth 1/3 as much as an MS-66 coin?

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15 Mar 2019

Obsolete Coins: Bickford Eagle

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Adrien's Coin Blog - March 15, 2019

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14 Mar 2019

1943 - The year that shook numismatics (Quick Overview)

| Adrien

Imagine this, it's 1943 and world war II is gradually intensifing. Tensions grow to an extreme level, and then war breaks out. It took a toll on everything, even numismatics. Here's an overview of everything that affected the coins

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11 Mar 2019

My two cents on... 2 cents!

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For those of you who don't know, the 2 cent piece was struck from 1864 to 1872. It was 95% copper and it was 23 mm in diameter.

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