31 Mar 2023

Pre 1900s US proof coins

Young Numismatists Exchange | SilverErrorCollector

I have been researching proof coins recently and I thought it was very interesting that the United States Mint never really addressed their proof coins in the 1800s and early 1900s, unlike they did with their commemorative half dollars. Because of this a lot of early proof coins have very low mintages (5000 maximum) which makes them very expensive for me and possibly for other collectors as well. This is why I am wondering what would be the cheapest proof coins older than the 1900s? They are on average in the 400 - 600$ range in straight grades and 300 - 400 in cleaned. I know that one of the main mottos for collecting anything is quality over quantity, but even if I save up it will still take me very long to get into that 400$ range. If I eventually get one I will post it on here for all of your eyes to see. Thanks a lot collectors!

30 Mar 2023

my mystery coins

| BlackArrowCoin

hello fellow coin collectors, Today I have a mystery for you...

29 Mar 2023

My new British coin

Coins-World | Speeding Arrow

Yesterday I received a package containing a new coin I order. This coin was meant to represent the changing of the face of the obverse from Queen Elizabeth the 2nd to King Charles the 3rd. A new coin will be coming with Charles on the obverse. It is made of 1oz of fine silver and has a face value of 2 pounds. It also has a diameter of 38.61mm. These coins could easily be part of anyone's collection. Thanks to the Royal British Mint for some of the information. Some extra news is that I will be going to the national battlefield coin show on Saturday from 9-11 am. I will be taking a water bottle with a sticker from the ANA to show I am from there. Please attend this show if you can it is amazing and most of us are going. See you there!

29 Mar 2023

Were Have I Been One Gram of Gold For 8,887.00!!

Coins | Mike

Ok I know I miss things sometimes. But I must of fell asleep for fifty or a hundred years. I was just killing time searching Ebay. I decided to check the Gold. Why ? I don't buy gold on Ebay. Well I came upon a price for a gram a single gram of gold for the low low price 8,887.00 for a single gram of P.AM.P. gold.!! This is not an error. The seller never answered me. He claims go have sold 1,139One gram bars. But he will give you a break if you buy two!8,798.33 . Now that's a break..I thought of buying five or six. Now this is why I don't buy gold or expensive coins. I could own 4 one ounce bars with this price. Now he has sold 1,139 bars at this price. Do the math an ounce is 31.1 grams. Lets time that per gram of the seller. That would come to 276,385.70. I think that's a deal. Its not an error. This is what he claims. Enlarge his page. Read it for yourself. This is the kind of things that goes on. I'm not saying all eBay is all bad. Due your homework. Look for honest sellers. Read the ones that have negative feedback. Be careful.I first thought it was an error. But no. So buyer beware. Or you spend allot more than you should. I have also bought many good items on ebay. Just do your homework! Mike.

29 Mar 2023

1920 Ecuador 1 Sucre Banknote

Paper Money-World | AC Coin$🌎

Issued on January 2, 1920 in Quito, Ecuador. The Banco Suramericano operated almost along the entire 20th century until 2014. In 2020 its managers and close investors began a government request for a second try-out opening.

27 Mar 2023

1970 Turkey 5 Lirasi Banknote

Paper Money-World | AC Coin$🌎

The official currency of Turkey is the "lirasi" and it was first introduced in 1844. Since then it has undergone several changes, devaluation and challenges against worldwide economy. The beautiful sample I present here belongs to the 1923-2005 period also known as old lirasi. This banknote bears Turkey's most relevant President Kemal Atatürk on its obverse right and the Manavgat Waterfalls on its reverse center. This waterfalls, its surrounding Taurus Mountains and, river is one of the ten most important tourist points in Eastern Europe. President Atatürk's administration brought modernization to Turkish systems and reforms for the people. Ankara and Istambul being the most populated cities became a discovery for many investors during Atatürk's mandate. The colorful banknote shown is rather preserved even after 50 years of possible circulation.

26 Mar 2023

Coin Show

| LifeofaKrazyKid YT

Hello, everybody! Earlier today I went to a coin show with my grandfather in Coeur d'Alene Idaho. It was the third or fourth year that we have been attending that show. I believe that we got there around 10:45. When we went in we were given tickets for hourly drawings and bought a raffle ticket. We did a lap around the stands and one of the first things that I saw caught my eye. It was an 1857 flying eagle cent. This had been on my list but I walked around some more to see if there was a better option. Some of the people running the stands gave me some items. In all they gave me an arrowhead and a 2005 nickel. Some of the last things that I saw were some off center coins. I ended up buying one from the 1980's for $20. We wandered around some more and on my second loop I bought the flying eagle cent. It was listed at $30 but he gave it to me for $28. We went a few more loops until it reached 2:00 and then we went up front for drawings and the raffle. I ended up winning one of the prizes. My prize was a Canadian centennial set, a 1917 Canadian cent, a 1918 Canadian cent and a 1919 Canadian cent. At the end of the show I had spent $48, not including the raffle ticket, and came out with all that. I had a great day with my grandpa and got to do something that I love.


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