16 May 2022

Why Do People Call the U.S. Cent “Penny?” and the 2023 American Women Quarter Honorees!

| CheerioCoins

People call the U.S. cent "penny" a lot when that's not the actual term. I've seen blogs here with the usage of the word penny and even a thing on the U.S. mints kids page titled "penny". I'm not blaming them since most people use the term "penny". I decided to dig in to find out why. The reason is because in the colonial ages, the British penny's were circulating in the U.S. Many people would use the term "penny" for U.S. cents because the of the British penny's. I found that quite fascinating.

16 May 2022

AC 's advise #2

Collecting Tips | AC coin$

For those who want to hunt or catch "*" starred bills, another hint from AC.Let us go bank touring, while at the teller, if possible change around $100 in single $1 bills.Then follow by switching banks and get into the routine, if available, to change once again $100 into $5 bills.Do this same evolutions with the $10 bills, then take, if within your budget, $500 and get that cashed into $20 bills.The last of the line should be changing your $20's into loose coins. This sort of last operation can be easily carried out at supermarkets, drugstores or any convenience stores, even gas stations. Choose your favorite place. Of course, do not justo go to get your changes, move the economy, buy!When I go on dollar bill hunting, I call it, blessings time.Best of luck in your hunt. And I do hope your cash flows in your favor. Hoping that that you have cash to change..., thanks.

16 May 2022


Coins | user_74766

I turn 70 last January and I'm just getting into coin collecting. I have watched a ton of YouTube videos. Im hungry to learn more. QUESTION: I bought a microscope for looking at coins but I don't know what the best software is to download. Any suggestions?

15 May 2022

What I got

Coin Shows | BlackArrowCoin

Hey guys! I'm back and have some new coin's....I was looking for any silver coins at the show and there was one stand that I got some from.First: I got a 1926 s standing liberty " around g-6 — f-10" it was only five bucks! It's not every day that you get that good of a deal.Second: Also got a Christmas silver bullion " that's one ounce of silver" that only costed me thirty dollars! On eBay there around forty to forty five dollars. Great findThree: The last one we got are Mexican silver bullion. There a Mexican coin how American makes American eagles, they make these silver coins. It cost forty dollars each and I got two. On eBay there fifty dollars. Another great find!If you liked this post please follow to see what's going on here BlackArrowCoin

14 May 2022

Tokens for the "afterlife"

Exonumia | AC coin$

While re-arranging part of my library and putting away some of my art and history books, I stumbled upon a copy of a magnificent art catalog published in joint cooperation between the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC and, the United Exhibits Group of Coppenhague, Denmark in 2002. The well published art catalog is titled "The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt." Within its pages many Egyptologists and additional experts have exposed for future generations their insights and knowledge regarding the ancient Egyptians and their path thru earthly time. I chose to read again Dr. Erik Hornung's exquisite esssay titled: "Exploring the Beyond" enclosed in this great publication. Dr. Erik Hornung (1933) is a Swiss born World reknown Egyptologist. My writing is a humble way to connect a study of the belief in an afterlife with a numismatist item: the token.One of the most intriguing and fascinating revelations might come from the ancient Egyptians and their belief in the afterlife. Many cultures after them incorporated this thought of a realm earned with a granted passage by a "token" of material value given to a deity or "overseer" who led the soul of a fervent or misfortunate being (as justified beliefs applied to individuals) into his/her new existence.

14 May 2022

My Wheat Penny Collection

Coins | user_79030

I am very proud of my wheat cent collection. It is very large, although not completed. I am missing some key dates, but I have all of the 1938-1958 cents. I am missing 1909-S VDB, 1912-P,D,and S, among others. I have around 700-800 wheaties, and I am very happy with that amount, especially as a twelve year-old. If anyone knows any place to get nice wheat pennies, let me know in the comments. Thank you for taking the time to read this! Bye!

14 May 2022


| user_79030

Hello everyone! I haven't made any posts before this, but I have now! I an very into collecting wheat pennies, silver coins, and any interesting pieces in general. Thank you for taking the time to read my post! Bye!


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