BLOG NUMBER 3
It was a long weekend.
It was literally freezing outside. It was one of those days where you took notice of "Wind Chill."
It would not stop snowing. It still hasn't stopped.
I was desperate for something to do. Then I saw it. My daughter's piggy bank.
I don't like to admit this, but what else could I do, I had no rolls left to search.
It is not as bad as it seems. My daughter is 38 years old. She is married with two kids of her own. She lives with her husband on the North side of Chicago, and we are on the South side. It was like an invitation.
And, now you are going to hear the story. I should really say I'm going to show you the story.
Spoiler Alert-I'm still not rich, except, I'm rich with my friends in the ANA.
The first find was a 1967 Silver-Clad Kennedy Half. A good start, even though I still have no idea of the value.
Next find was a 1959 D Silver Dime. I do have an idea what this is worth.
I found a Wooden Nickel. You don't see those very often anymore. This one is from the Plane View Pumpkin Farm. It says it is on Barrington Rd. Does anyone have any idea where that is?
I found a Penny in a Bottle, a souvenir from Washington D.C. Is this what they call exonumia?
Now to the cents. There were four that I picked. My favorite is the 2005 Cent. It is a beautiful coin. It looks like a proof coin, but I know it isn't. I doubt that it is worth very much, but I still get excited with a near perfect coin.
The 1963 Cent is not a pretty coin, but it is in decent shape for something that old.
Finally, the 1973 S and 1974 S Cents. These will help me complete or upgrade one of my collections.
The "Rest of the Story." It took about 1 Â½ hours to search. It took about 2 hours to write this article. And, it literally took 6 hours to upload the image of the coins.
I might have to rethink this blog business.