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30 Jun 2022

1842 US Liberty Braided Cent

Coins-United States | AC coin$

An old full copper cent, launched in 1839 initially, this historically attractive one cent coin has been sought, and still is, by many enthusiasts Worldwide.The Liberty Braided cent I show here had a peculiar feature for this year of 1842, it was minted with the year in large and small engraved numbers. This detail made them eventually an attractive item for collectors.America was becoming robust, territory extending its frontiers until reaching the Pacific and demarking its boundaries to the North and South. Cities known at that time were struggling to improve its services, economy and urban projects. Universities and major colleges were founded, and train routes were improved and extended. President William Henry Harrison died in April 1841, his Vice-President, John Tyler became the tenth US President until 1845.An evolution of another great American history chárter, I present my circulated 1842 (large numbers) US Liberty Braided cent.

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28 Jun 2022

1868 US Shield Nickel

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A piece of American history, the "shield" nickel took its name from the design motif on its obverse, a beautiful US carved shield. Designed and engraved in Philadelphia by reknown James Barton Longacre, this nice nickel was minted in the same alloy that nickels are minted today in the United States.

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21 Jun 2022

1900, 1903, 1905 & 1906 Indian Head US Cents

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Considered by enthusiasts and well known sites as the most beautiful copper coins in American History. The Indian Head Cent was designed and engraved by reknown James Barton Longacre.

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15 Jun 2022

Spain's "Real de a Ocho" Coin and Colonial XVIIIth Century Bankruptcy

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If you find a Spanish Charles II Real, keep it safe. It is highly sought by most European collectors and many other enthusiasts.

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29 May 2022

1893, 1894, 1895, 1897 & 1899 Indian Head Cents

Coins-United States | AC coin$

US Indian Head Cents:18931894189518971899Magnificent USA was in the midst of completing the last trends of Westward Expansion, the 'gold rush' era was transforming some Western points. America was becoming more urban as many large cities expanden their outskirts as well.

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28 May 2022

US FRNs $1 various series with serial number issues . Whashington Treasure # 3

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Series with potential for discovering oddities or opportunities, among others included:

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28 May 2022

1972 Costa Rica 50 Céntimos Coin

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Beautiful Costa Rica issued this nice 50 céntimos coin a little over fifty years ago. The currency of this gorgeous Central American Republic is called the "Colón" honoring the Discoverer of America Christopher Columbus (Cristóbal Colón.)The Colón was introduced in Costa Rica in 1896 officially by the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR in Spanish) which was organized and founded as a financial institution in 1858.The nice coin presents the National Coat of Arms which brings the situation of the Republic located between two main oceans: the Pacific and the Atlantic, and so gives within features of the land of three extinct volcanoes and heraldry tied to Spain, this all on the coin's obverse.The coin's reverse brings the denomination at center with the issuing institution at the bottom border, together with the location of the Republic plus the year of issue.

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27 May 2022

1962 Iran 5 Rials Coin

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Issued during Mohammad Reza Pahlavi's administration, this magnificent coin brings us a shining lion holding a sword doing the job of a Coat of Arms on its obverse. The coin is minted in Arabic presenting its denomination, year of issue on its reverse and the Republic's name.The name of the currency of Iran is the Rial which is subdivided in dinars, for example 1 Rial = 100 Dinars.The current rate of exchange is1 USD = 42,400.00 Rials. There is no specific sign for the Iranian currency, but the World monetary code is IRR.

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