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31 Aug 2021

Large Dollar Coins, The Peace Dollar, Part Four

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Hello everyone, and here is the fourth installment in my Peace Dollars series! I hope y'all enjoy it! I am going to try and cut myself off around 800-1,000 words with this one instead of writing an over 1,800 word piece again, but we'll see how this goes lol. Here we go...

26 Aug 2021

Large Dollar Coins, the Peace Dollar, Part Three

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Hello everyone! Here is part three of my Peace Dollars Series (and I don't know what is going on with my formatting here, we'll see how it ends up posting lol), hope y'all enjoy it!

28 Dec 2020

Large Dollar Coins, Peace Dollars, Part One

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Hey y'all! I hope y'all's Christmases were great! Mine was. :) I figured I'd keep with a theme, so here is a mini-series on Peace Dollars! :) So here we go!

23 Dec 2020

Large Dollar Coins, Morgan Dollars, Part Four :)

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Well... I just realized I never actually wrapped up this blog series. So, here we go lol. It's been too long since I've been on here -- senior year has decided to suck away all of my free time lol. That, and moving. Agh. Seventh time? Eighth? I don't know. At this point I've lost track lol. I aced that presentation though, I have yet to hear how I did on the paper that went with it, but fingers crossed... I have really missed being on here. Just out of curiosity, what are y'all's plans for this Christmas, and/or next year? I am so excited for both Christmas and the coming year. One of the things I am most looking forwards to for next year is our prom. I did not get a junior prom, thanks to COVID, but we will be doing a prom this year, and I am so excited! (I'm actually on the committee lol) But anyways, Morgan Dollars...

01 Sep 2020

Large Dollar Coins, Morgan Dollars, Part Three :)

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Hi everyone and here is the third part of the Morgan Dollar blog post series! :) I was unable to find the time yesterday to finish it and put it up, but here it is now. :) In this article, I want to talk about the beginning of the production of Morgan dollars. I'll do it in story form, since some of y'all liked that, and also, it is fun for me. So yeah. :) Here we go!

31 Aug 2020

Large Dollar Coins, Morgan Dollars, Part Two :)

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Hi everyone! We have been out of town for a while, and we had a lovely vacation in Wyoming, going to Yellowstone and Grand Teton (beautiful, the both of them!!). But I'm back now! I hope to, possibly, have two posts today, because I was working on them a little while on the road, but the second one isn't done yet, so we shall see... Anyways, Morgan Dollars part two! The hunt for a designer, a model, and a solid idea for the design! Here we go! :)

01 Aug 2020

Large Silver Dollars, The Morgan Dollar, Part One

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So my dad and I recently stumbled upon someone liquidating their late father's coin collection, who didn't exactly know what they were selling. They happened to have ten large silver dollars that they were selling for around spot (then lol, it's changing all over the place right now). When I saw what they were, I about had a heart attack from pleasure. My dad had originally planned on purchasing them simply for their silver content, but as it turned out, two of them were Peace Dollars, and eight of them were Morgan Dollars! And half of them were in really good condition too! We have added them to our large dollar collection (technically a Morgan Dollar one, but since it contains some Eisenhower Dollars, and now Peace Dollars, I'm calling it that lol.), and I thought, why not blog about them? Because they, Morgan Dollars, right now, are simply gorgeous. The design is classical, elegant, and breathtaking. The weight and size are delightful, and the story behind them is a cool one.


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