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09 Jun 2023

Curious about ChatGPT? I Tested Its Coin Knowledge

Coins | theCollectorOfCoins

While ChatGPT can be a valuable resource for coin collectors looking to enhance their knowledge and experience in the world of numismatics. it also can provide incorrect or misleading information about coins. Where is my experience using ChatGPT to answer questions from coin collectors and viewers. ChatGPT lied to me on some of the answers it provided. Other answers were pretty good. Use ChatGPT carefullyCheck out the video by visiting YouTube. Here is the link:https://youtu.be/vGM9X4yc7zg

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06 Feb 2023

REAL or FAKE?! How to Tell if a Coin is Counterfeit

Coins | theCollectorOfCoins

If you have ever been to a coin show, you will see many coin dealers setup with a table. I am one of those dealers. Did you know that coin dealers also buy coins at coins shows? I do not have my own Local Coin Store so I have purchase coins from people when they visit my table. This video is about such an occurrence where unfortunately I was a bit busy at the time and did not listen to my own advice about properly evaluating coins before I purchase so I may have purchased a Counterfeit Morgan Dollar. Even dealer's can make mistakes when we're not careful. I personally need more training on this however hoping what I do know can help you. I strongly recommend taking ANA classes to gain skills needed for counterfeit detection. This YouTube video is intended to help all collectors (and dealers) on the things to look for when examining potential counterfeit coins. Click here to watch the video

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19 Jan 2023

My Best Coin Roll Hunting Finds of 2022

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2022 was both a great and lucky year for me with my coin roll hunting finds. I hope you enjoy this video highlighting the best of those finds! I hope coin roll hunting in 2023 continues to be as lucky if not better.The best of is featured in this video I posted to my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/cR31usCtlXAI hope you will consider checking it out. Leave a comment on what was your best find in circulation in 2022

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17 Jan 2023

Am I Cursed? I Purchased an Old Illuminati Coin!

Tokens | theCollectorOfCoins

As a coin dealer it's important to buy coins when the opportunity arises. Sometimes that opportunity surfaces at a coin show (such as the case of this video). Often, people come to coin shows with 1 of 2 objectives in mind. 1: to look at and potentially buy coins to add to their collection or 2. to sell coins they have. This video features scenario 2. Someone came to my table to sell coins in a collection they I think inherited. They wanted to sell everything together instead of piecemeal. I made an offer and purchased the entire lot. This video shows what I purchased and to my surprise it contained a Masonic Token or Medal from 1908 (celebrating 100 years). The token looks like it's an Old Illuminati token. Very cool and very mysteriousCheck out the YouTube video to see more (https://youtu.be/Ye1slPWF5ds)

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03 Jan 2023

How Much Silver Did I Find In Circulation During 2022?

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So after a full year of coin roll hunting some 50+ boxes of coins that could contain silver, I have tracked and tallied the amount of silver found in 2022. Watch the video to see what it is all worth and how much it cost in Face Value. I love finding silver coins in circulation. If you want to know how many ounces of Silver I found in circulation from coin roll hunting you'll need to watch the video on my YouTube channel. Here is a link: https://youtu.be/1Qhxzw2bCno

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30 Dec 2022

Cool Coins You Don't See Everyday!

Coins-United States | theCollectorOfCoins

As a coin dealer it's important to have new inventory, otherwise when repeat customers come, if all they see are the same coins (which they may not need or want) the likelihood of them returning declines. Here are three really cool coins I recently picked up with one of them being a coin you can find coin roll hunting!Please check out my YouTube video by clicking on this link:https://youtu.be/J_nilntfRqA

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19 Dec 2022

We Found a Diamond in a Herd of Buffalos! Coin Hunting for Variety Nickels

Coins | theCollectorOfCoins

A dealer friend of mine & I went to a coin show and met with a bunch of other coin dealers to find and buy Buffalo Nickel's in Bulk. My friend is working on a special coin show event featuring the Buffalo Nickel and he is assembling rolls of Buffalo Nickels so someone can win scarce or rare variety Buffalo Nickels (like the 1937-D 3-Legged Buffalo). Well in buying thousands of Nickels, you know we just had to review and grade every single one of them. We also looked for Varieties and Key Date Buffalo Nickels.CHECK OUT THE FULL VIDEO BY VISITING THIS YOUTUBE LINK: https://youtu.be/XGHGuMoVC0c

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12 Dec 2022

King Charles Won’t Be On Canadian Cents…

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Have you ever found an error coin or a rare variety? Imagine finding one worth $400K. the 1936 Canadian Cent has one such variety. There are only 5 known with a dot (a single dot) under the date. Imagine the chaos that could ensue if the succession plan of British Monarchs was unknown or suddenly derailed. With the passing of Queen Elizabeth, her successor (King Charles) as well as his successor (Prince William) has been known for quite a long time. Well in 1936, that succession plan had a wrench thrown at it. Check out the full video at this link: https://youtu.be/iTSldoQfDaw

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05 Dec 2022

Coin Roll Hunting for Wheat Cents & Finding New Variety

Coins | theCollectorOfCoins

Hi Collectors... the great thing about coin collecting is that I find myself constantly learning new things. This Wheat Cent coin roll hunt is a great example where you can always discover new things. While going through the box of cents I got at my local bank, searching for Wheat Pennies I came across a stunning, proof-like coin that was not a proof coin.

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01 Dec 2022

Coin Roll Hunting: What You Need and How to Get Started

Coins | theCollectorOfCoins

Welcome to my channel. If you're visiting for the first time, I am hoping to help you with Coin Collecting. This specific video is a bit of an introduction to my channel. I am a coin collector and a coin dealer who happens to love coin roll hunting? Not sure what Coin Roll Hunting is... well watch this video to understand what you need and how to get started hunting for valuable coins for face value. Link to Video on YouTube: click here or copy paste: https://youtu.be/v94l7JBHJlo

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