CoinLady's Blog

04 Oct 2018

One CC, two CC

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Nice day for downtown today, first time in a while. Delicious Oktoberfest lunch, served by my favorite waiter. And of course, a visit to the coin shop.

26 Jul 2018

What is it?

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Good trip downtown yesterday. Stopped at the coin shop after admiring the many lovely Morgan dollars in their window. After seeing so many Mint State coins, I saw something different in the shop.

31 Jan 2018

Window of beauty

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Yesterday during my downtown trip, I stopped at the coin shop. I've already commented on the lovely sets I saw, but there was so much more to admire and enjoy. Another window held a selection of Morgan silver dollars, all mint state, all beautiful. There were many San Francisco issues--of course there were two 1881-S dollars--and a few New Orleans coins that looked pristine and glowing.

03 Jan 2018

The best set ever

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There was a time when I'd attend the FUN show every year. I always enjoyed going. I have often said that it's worth a trip to a major show to see exhibits, sets, and rarities that the average collector doesn't see every day.

17 Dec 2017

High demand

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Once upon a time, there was a collector who loved Morgan dollars. She spent much time building her set, picking out beautiful and choice coins with a minimum of bagmarks and a maximum of eye appeal. Over the years, she had every coin except the 1895, 1889-CC and 1893-S.

14 Dec 2017

Santa was there

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Wonderful day holiday shopping downtown! Weather was OK, decorations everywhere, shopping hectic. Delicious lunch, of course, served by my favorite waiter.

21 Aug 2017

Uncommonly beautiful

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Morgan dollars have been popular with collectors for many years. There are many available in Mint State or close to it. Assembling a set is quite an accomplishment, with or without the 1895-P proof coin. But because it's such a big set, Morgans can be collected in different ways, such as a year set.

10 Aug 2017


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Today I went downtown for some good shopping, the Farmer's Market, and a delicious lunch served by my favorite waiter. A stop at the coin shop was on my list of things to do.

08 Aug 2017

What's that grade?

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As a longtime Morgan dollar fan, I have long considered the 1895 to be a dream coin. Each time one is offered for sale, I study the photo and descriptions carefully. And eat my heart out.


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