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29 Aug 2022

No-Date Buffalo Nickels

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, Everyone! Today I will be talking about no-date Buffalo nickels. Although unpopular, they are a common part of coin collecting and actually have a somewhat funny theory of why the date on these coins wore off easily. With so much to know, let’s get started!

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16 Aug 2022

Book Review of 100 Greatest U.S. Coins

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! Today I will be writing a book review of, “100 Greatest U.S. Coins, Fifth Edition” by Jeff Garret. This is a great book if you are looking for an enjoyable, numismatic related read. It is also a great book for new collectors, as it will introduce them to the greatest United States coins and explain why and what makes these coins so popular and valuable.

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13 Jun 2022

The 1964-D Peace Dollar

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everybody! Today, I will be talking about the mysterious 1964-D Peace Dollar. With one of the greatest stories in numismatic history, and the chance that a new auction record holder could be hidden in someone’s closet, there is a lot to talk about, so let’s dive in!

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02 Jun 2022

The Design and Selection Process For United States Coins

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! Today I will be going over the design and selection process for United States Coins. To get the right design to be featured on a coin, many steps have to be taken and many designs have to be seen. So, how does the U.S. Mint do it?

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25 Apr 2022

Color Designations Continued: Small Cents

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! Today I will be talking about color designations on United States small cents. I will go over how to determine the color of a coin, how rare red and red-brown coins are on specific series, and how much value original red color can add to certain coin series. There is a lot to go over, so let’s dive in!

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11 Mar 2022

An In-Depth Look at Color Designations on EAC Coins

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! Today I will be talking about color designations on large cents and half cents. I will go over how to determine the color of a coin, how rare red and red-brown coins are on specific series, and how much value original red color can add to certain coin series. There is a lot to go over, so let’s dive in!

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02 Feb 2022

Special Strike Designations

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! Today I will be talking about coins that can get a special strike designation from PCGS, NGC, and other grading companies. I will go over what it takes to get one of these designations, what coins are eligible for these designations, and what the value is for these special strike coins. Let’s get started.

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24 Jan 2022

2022 Negro League Commemoratives

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! Today I will be talking about the Mint’s new 2022 Negro League Commemorative coins. They carry so much history and there is a lot to know about the coin designs, compositions, and meaning. With so much to know, let's dive in!

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23 Dec 2021

2021 Morgan and Peace Dollars

Coins-United States | user_95183

In 1921, the U.S. Mint made the historic transition from the Morgan dollar to the Peace dollar. This year, the U.S. Mint is recreating these two historic coins by minting 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars to celebrate the conclusion of the Morgan dollar and the introduction of the Peace dollar. In this blog, I will be going over the legislation along with my thoughts and opinions on the coins.

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22 Dec 2021

The History of Proof Coins

Coins-United States | user_95183

Hello, everyone! I just stumbled upon some interesting information on the history and development of proof coins, so I thought I would share it with you. There is so much to know, so let’s dive right in!

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