CentSearcher's Blog

28 Nov 2020

The First Sparks of Numismatics

Coins-United States | CentSearcher

Happy thanksgiving everyone! I hope you had a great thanksgiving break, and plenty of new memories with your family. I was thinking about what my next topic will be for my weekly blog and with all the family history in mind right now it reminded me of how I started collecting. On both sides of the family I have grandparents who were devoted to the hobby, though I do not have much of a clear memory of them. I believe that most of the YNs out there were drawn in by a grandfathers collection, or I odd looking coin sitting in pocket change. These subtle encounters with coins plants a seed of interest into one's brain, that will continue to grow under the right circumstances. Today I'd like to take a look at how the "Hobby of Kings" came to being, as well as how I started it. Let's dive right in!

21 Nov 2020

World War II compositions - The Steel Cent

| CentSearcher

Greetings, devoted Numismatists. This year we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Thus now is an appropriate time to review the unique compositions and changes made in order to save much needed materials for war efforts. Before I begin let us take a moment and remember those who served in WW2 and sacrificed themselves for their country. If there is any veterans who served reading this article I want to thank you so much for your service. Now, let us begin!

15 Nov 2020

The United States Type Set

Coins-United States | CentSearcher

Hello everyone, I am sorry for the inactivity it has been a very busy week for me and I am just now having time to get caught up with the ANA. Today I will be discussing the United States Type Set. Let's get started!

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