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20 Mar 2021

quick update: a nice little gem

Coins-United States | A.J.

bought this little thing about a week ago, its a 1833 Half Dime in AG condition. it cost me only $24 and i only just got it today.

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15 Sep 2019

Crazy coin books

Coins-United States | A.J.

two days ago, one of my friends gave me alot of coin books. they are, in the following;P.S. W=Whitman and L=littleton1. L State Quarters2.W FULL Lincon cents 1941-19653. W not full lincon cents of the same, 1941-19654.W 1959-1979 memorial cents (getting boring ish?)5.W 1975-1989 Memorial Cents6. W 1941-1974 Cents7.W 1909-1940 wheat cents8.1857-1909 Indian Head Centsthe Indian cent book has some expensive and rare coins in it.-1857 Flying Eagle Cent-1863 FULL LIBERTY VF-AU Indian head-1869 Indian Head (mintage of 6.4 Mil)-1876 Indian Head (mintage of 7.9 mil)-1870 Indian Head (Mintage of 5.3 Mil)-1909 Indian head (just a cool and historic coin)id price my books alltogether at around $300.

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04 Jul 2019

gold plated '72 ike

Coins-United States | A.J.

i got this gold plated 1972 ike dollar platted with 14 kt. gold. its in its neat fancy case (cool!) but in a necklace (noo) and packaged by the us mint or some first party company. its my first gold plated coin.

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18 Apr 2019

got it early

Coins-United States | A.J.

my first strike 2018-s PCGS PR69RD DCAM penny came a day early! not a reverse proof like the WP one, but it looks just as good!and i just also fount out it came from "Sirius Auctions" who specializes in PCGS. for some more info here's the real PCGS verification code:https://www.pcgs.com/cert/35569609

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14 Apr 2019

won an action

Coins-United States | A.J.

I had found this action that was about to expire, and i won it for an unexpectedly little price of $10. it was an 2018 proof DCAM first strike penny graded by PCGS. i'll give you guys more info when i get it in a couple days.

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07 Apr 2019

two new coins

Coins-United States | A.J.

as anew introduction to my collection, i got an 1988 silver eagle and an 1887 seated liberty dime...... thats all i have so say. just look at the coins.

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27 Mar 2019

The Change of the Penny

Coins-United States | A.J.

sometimes i wonder; What if we still had large cents? Well, the answer is that without the change, things could have gone for a bad turn. In 1857, copper prices were rising, and quick. That meant, america had to remint the penny. So they got the chief engraver,James B. Longacre, and told him to make a new penny. Soon, he came up with the Flying Eagle Cent. This coin was biasedoff thework of Longacre's predecessor, Christian Gobrecht. Today, Flying Eagle Cents are one of the most sought out coins for a collection.

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