25 Jan 2023

Innovation Dollars

Coins-United States | user_22476

So I saw that some people were a little upset that I left because I couldn't take pictures. So with this blog, I am not going to use pictures( also because my camera STINKS). These coins are brand new, but sadly will only be allowed to be made in small quantities and reserved for collectors. They will honor an achievement made by a state or by a territory. Innovation dollars will also be of the same material as the Native American dollars. The obverse displays Lady Liberty and "IN GOD WE TRUST". The series should continue until 2032. I only have the Delaware-P and D as well as the Pennslyvania-P and D coins. They were given to me by my grandfather who collects British coins. The next blog I will do is about Morgan dollars.

22 Jan 2023

3-cent coin

Coins-United States | user_22476

The 3-cent coin is one of the strangest coins in United States history. It also happens to be the smallest coin in American history. These coins only lasted from 1851-1889 and were also called trimes. There are two types of 3-cent coins which are silver and nickel. The nickel variants were made since all of the silver coins were being hoarded by the public. In the image below the coin is from 1852 and in about good condition. I am very happy to be back in the numismatist family!

03 Jan 2023


Coins-United States | Longstrider

First off I want to say I do not own this coin, yet, at coin store for sale.. I have always been intrigued by lamination problem coins. This one, at my coin dealer's store, is the best example I have ever seen. It happens to be a 1913 Buffalo Nickel Type 2 in an NGC holder. Even the slab is cool.

30 Dec 2022

Cool Coins You Don't See Everyday!

Coins-United States | theCollectorOfCoins

As a coin dealer it's important to have new inventory, otherwise when repeat customers come, if all they see are the same coins (which they may not need or want) the likelihood of them returning declines. Here are three really cool coins I recently picked up with one of them being a coin you can find coin roll hunting!Please check out my YouTube video by clicking on this link:https://youtu.be/J_nilntfRqA

24 Dec 2022

Getting it Right

Coins-United States | Long Beard

Contrary to what we commonly think about the packaging of United States Mint products, specifically their quality, presentation and longevity, the very thoughts of which go back to the earliest years. A subject which finds it's way to every outlet available to collectors. To be certain there are, and will continue to be, those which fall short of their expectations for a number of reasons. However, on occasion quite a few excel when looking at the many offerings over as many years. The 2009 Lincoln Coin and Chronicles set being one such issuance. Enjoy!


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