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09 Sep 2022

1865 US 2 Cents Coin

Coins-United States | AC coin$

The Two Cents "Union Shield" Coin was in circulation from 1864 to 1873, being shortlived as a National currency item but still quite important in the development of all American coinage.Designed and engraved by James Barton Longacre, this still beautiful piece of American coinage history was the first coin to have the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST." engraved on it. This specific motto was requested in response to a Nationwide sense of returnto religiousvalues and an attempt to place the "Almighty" as a covering force over the country, which was in the midst of terminatingits Civil War.Yet unpopular, but curiously accepted the two cents coin did not cross a full decade in minting quantities, never to be produced again after 1873.A great American coin item to collect and share, still sought heavily in our days. NGC data claims that many in pristine mint status or condition have been sold for over $1,100 a piece. Some have reached higher prizes due to uncirculated and well kept conditions. Thanks for your visit and comments bellow.

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17 Aug 2022

1984-S US Mint Prestige Proof Set

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AC's Secrets #1This is perhaps one of the most beautiful proof sets the US Mint launched for this period of time. Each coin stuck and finished with mirror-like shiny surfaces and frost technique to brong up the images or portraits depicted within each of them. The set brings six different coins:

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30 Jun 2022

1842 US Liberty Braided Cent

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An old full copper cent, launched in 1839 initially, this historically attractive one cent coin has been sought, and still is, by many enthusiasts Worldwide.The Liberty Braided cent I show here had a peculiar feature for this year of 1842, it was minted with the year in large and small engraved numbers. This detail made them eventually an attractive item for collectors.America was becoming robust, territory extending its frontiers until reaching the Pacific and demarking its boundaries to the North and South. Cities known at that time were struggling to improve its services, economy and urban projects. Universities and major colleges were founded, and train routes were improved and extended. President William Henry Harrison died in April 1841, his Vice-President, John Tyler became the tenth US President until 1845.An evolution of another great American history chárter, I present my circulated 1842 (large numbers) US Liberty Braided cent.

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28 Jun 2022

1868 US Shield Nickel

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A piece of American history, the "shield" nickel took its name from the design motif on its obverse, a beautiful US carved shield. Designed and engraved in Philadelphia by reknown James Barton Longacre, this nice nickel was minted in the same alloy that nickels are minted today in the United States.

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21 Jun 2022

1900, 1903, 1905 & 1906 Indian Head US Cents

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Considered by enthusiasts and well known sites as the most beautiful copper coins in American History. The Indian Head Cent was designed and engraved by reknown James Barton Longacre.

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