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Friday January 31, 2014
I was introduced to the numismatic community through friend and mentor Lee Minshull in May of last year. It all began when I purchased silver, ninety percent coins in as an investment but it sparked my interest in numismatics and coin collecting. From that day forward I have always been trying to better educate myself in numismatics. Being a young numismatist myself, I have found that there are many great resources to help further my education.
Thursday December 26, 2013
We see that silver has been used even in the earliest times as exhibited in the Old Testament when, in Genesis 23:15 Ephron tells Abraham that he will sell the Cave of Machpelah, which is currently in the modern city of Hebron, Israel, to him for 400 silver shekels.
Friday November 22, 2013
YN Walter J. G. Waholek created, presented a display and did a talk on transit tokens last spring.
The exhibit included an operating Lionel Trolley and many traction models with historical traction artifacts along with exonumia. The display and talk is centered on the Philadelphia transit system from its infancy to present day.