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28 Feb 2020

Liberty Walking Half Dollar

Coins-United States | Long Beard

This weeks blog subject entails another timeless masterpiece equal to that discussed in the previous week. The Liberty Walking half dollar. Struck from 1916 through 1947 and relatively easy to complete in circulated grades, it leaves little doubt as to it's enduring popularity. Just as it could be argued about the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle being the most beautiful of all U.S. coins, Adolph Weinman's design for the half speaks the same for silver coinage. Why else would it have been chosen for the American Silver Eagle obverse beginning in 1986?

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22 Feb 2020

American Renaissance

Coins-United States | Long Beard

The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle has quite arguably been the most beautiful design of all United States coinage.To fully appreciate the exquisite beauty, it's simplicity to convey what we as a nation represent upon the world,I presenta reflection of the man behind this timeless coin. Enjoy!

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15 Feb 2020

The New Orleans Mint

Coins-United States | Long Beard

This is my very first attempt at a blog, so please bear with me. As I progress, getting more accustom to technology, I'll post once a week with similar types of subject matter. Enjoy!

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