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19 Feb 2021

Type Set Additions

Coins-United States | Mr. B Coins

I recently added to my Type Set Collection.The first coin is a 1957 Proof Franklin Half.There were 1,247,952 proofs minted in 1957. The designer was John R. Sinnock. The Franklin Half was produced from 1948 to 1963.The second coin is a 1945 S Walking Liberty Half. The mint mark is on the lower left rev. There were 10,156,000 1945 S produced. The designer was Adolph A. Weinman. The Walking Liberty Half was produced from 1916 to 1947.Both coins are .900 silver.As I mentioned in a previous blog, I'm not sure if I'm using Type Set properly. I buy the best coin I can afford.I apologize if the images are sideways.Stay safe and warm,

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06 Feb 2021

Type Set-1980 S Proof Quarter

Coins-United States | Mr. B Coins

I mainly collect cents and half cents.I also recently started collecting a type set.The coin I have that I want to feature today is a 1980 S Proof Quarter. I'm trying to add the image with little luck.There were 3,554,806 minted.John Flanagan designed the coin. His initials are on Washingtons neck.The S mint mark is located on the obverse near Washington's pony tail.The reverse has the eagle.While I don't plan on including proof coins to this set, if the price is right I'll jump.Now, back to trying to get the picture.All the best,Mr. B

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28 Jan 2021

I have a question

Coins-United States | Mr. B Coins

I have a question, but apparently can't ask it because I have no friends. So I'm putting on the blog.My question is this, the 1982 cent has either a large date or a small date (this is confusing enough), but, they also come in either copper or zinc. What is the easiest or best way to tell if the coin is copper or zinc.I know this is probably a very basic question and something I should already know, but I don't.Thank you in advance. Who knows maybe we can even become friends.Jim Flannery

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