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17 Feb 2023

The Coke Coin

Odd & Curious Money | Speeding Arrow

Hi, guys hope you're having a wonderful day, and let's dive right in. So with my coin, you could get a coke from the vending machine for free as long as the year was 1915 or 1916. This coin was basically a nickel since all coke bottles back then were 5 cents each. They were created in the 1890s since that was the beginning of the company began. Well, this is most of the information I could get, but here is the link for the website https://www.coinworld.com/voices/the_coke_coin.html Stay happy and keep on collecting.

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27 Mar 2022

Proof coins

Odd & Curious Money | Speeding Arrow

The U.S started minting proof coins as far back as the 1850s through very few were made. Philadelphia made the first proof sets and coins, but in 1968 it switched over to the San Fransisco mint. Some do not have a mintmark and can be very valuable. They started making sets in 1936 which was more than 85 years ago. As seen in one of the pictures, most sets have a certificate of Authenticity(Shout out for Mike) Keep your coins in cases!

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