user_7180's Blog

25 Nov 2017

Must be doing something right

Coins | user_7180

I have been working with my grandson using a zip scope to view Lincoln Cents for the last year. So it was very gratifying to receive feedback from his parents that he had a tough time picking a Birthday card for me until he found the one pictured. They said "he knew it was the perfect card". The image of the Lincoln cent on the inside of the card springs out from the card upon opening. Now that is cool!

06 Nov 2017

CINA (Central Illinois Numismatic Association) Fall Coin Show

Coins | user_7180

One of the last coin shows for 2017 is the CINA (Central Illinois Numismatic Association) show on Sunday November 12th. It will have 72 dealer tables, a YN coin auction and much more. Maybe this location is closer for some of you to enjoy. More info can be found at www.MetroEastCoinCurrencyClub.com

04 Nov 2017

Feedback on the Silver Dollar & Rare Coin Expo

Coins | user_7180

Well the Silver Dollar & Rare Coin Expo wrapped up today. Lots of interesting coins, currency and exonumia. If you could not find fun at this show you were not trying hard enough. With 83 Dealers from 22 states the ballroom was wall-to-wall collectors paradise. There was also the Live Auction of 1,015 lots on Friday evening. Some fantastic items were being offered. Some of the key item lots were: 1804 13 stars dime in XF-45, 1882 Morgan Dollar in Proof 68 Cameo, 1930-S Gold Double Eagle MS-63, 1927-S Gold Double Eagle MS-64, 1921 Gold Double Eagle MS-62, ... When they publish the final sales figures I will share those too.

30 Oct 2017

Coin Show this week in St. Charles, Missouri

Coins | user_7180

Another big Coin Show coming up this week in St. Charles, Missouri. Three days, 100+ dealer tables, live auction. Last big show in the St. Louis area in 2017. A great opportunity if you can make it.

25 Jul 2017

MNS Coin Show 2017 in Review

Coins | user_7180

The MNS (Missouri Numismatic Society) 2017 Coin Show in review. The show started with long lines of patrons who were eager to see the 180 tables of coins, currency, and exonumia. The show was a mix of long time dealers and new dealers showing the strength of the hobby. The dealers represented 19 states across the country. There was the annual auction on Friday night with a packed catalog of nearly 1,100 items. The auction realized $1,639,483.00. It was a wonderful auction. The setup, exhibits and dealers put on a great show.

17 Jun 2017

Images of Frogs on coins - Question

Coins | user_7180

I purchased one of the 2016 Mark Twain coins for my grandson. He has a fascination with all things frogs. Now that he is understanding money and collecting I figured it was time to help him learn that he can easily combine his interests. We can dive in together to learn more about Mark Twain and his stories starting with that famous Frog. My grandson asked the question "How many coins have Frogs on them"? Good question already! I told him we could ask our ANA Community for help with the answers. So, does anyone know of other coins with Frogs? Thanks for your responses in advance!!!

13 Jun 2017

Finally found first 2017 coin in change

Coins | user_7180

Well it took almost 6 months into the year, but my grandson finally received a 2017 coin as change. A 2017-D Jefferson Nickel. He is so happy about it, for the time being it has erased those daily disappointed non-find days. The coin we found is certainly not the one pictured. The one he received has the typical bag marks, but we will gladly take it and look forward to the next 2017 coin whatever it may be.

03 Jun 2017

Is this why no 2017-P Lincoln Cents have shown in circulation yet

Coins | user_7180

A friend told me about seeing a recent episode of the Coin Vault in which they BRAGGED they bought 100 Million of the 2017-P mint-marked Lincoln Cents, so they could sell them for a profit. Is this why we cannot find them in circulation? If private companies are intercepting new US Mint coins before they go to banks or maybe even earlier than that (before they go to the Federal Reserve Banks) should that not be considered illegal? What gives?

12 May 2017

Double Headed Nickel found Roll Hunting

Coins | user_7180

I found a double headed nickel while coin roll hunting. 1992 D on one side and 1994 D on the other. What do you do with a coin like this? You can tell that it has been cut and tooled into this form. It is an interesting novelty, but is their a collector base for these?


Money.org Blog and Forum Terms & Conditions of Use / Disclaimer

This is a community-sourced blog. Any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal and belong solely to the blog post’s author, and do not represent the views or opinions of the American Numismatic Association, and may not represent the views or opinions of people, institutions or organizations that the author may or may not be associated with in professional or personal capacity.

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The ANA does not monitor the blog on a constant basis.

The ANA will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information, nor for the availability of this information. The ANA will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Downloadable Files and Images

Any downloadable file, including but not limited to pdfs, docs, jpegs, pngs, is provided at the user’s own risk. The ANA will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.

Blog/Forum Posts and Comments

In these terms and conditions, “user content” means material including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material, and audio-visual material that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

Blog/forum posts and comments are encouraged. However, the ANA reserves the right to edit or delete any blog/forum posts or comments without notice. User content deemed to fall under the following categories will be removed and may prompt disciplinary actions, including, but not limited to, review and suspension/revocation of blog and forum privileges:

  • User content deemed to be spam or questionable spam.
  • User content intended for commercial purposes or to buy, sell or trade items.
  • User content containing profanity.
  • User content containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive.
  • User content containing hate speech, credible threats, or direct attacks on an individual or group.

In addition, user content shall not be illegal or unlawful, shall not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and shall not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you, the ANA, or a third party under any applicable law.

The ANA may terminate your access to all or any part of the website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Money.org account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

The ANA reserves the right to display advertisements on your account and blog pages.

This blog’s terms & conditions of use / disclaimer is subject to change at anytime.

We use cookies to provide users the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we'll assume that you agree to receive all cookies on money.org. You may disable cookies at any time using your internet browser configuration. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our privacy policy and terms of use. To learn more about how we use cookies and to review our privacy policy, click here.