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Welcome to the wonderful world of coin collecting, where history and numismatics meet! In this blog, we will delve into the fascinating world of collecting Coins, Stamps, Paper Money, and other fascinating collectibles. Explore the history and importance of the hobbies that most people scratch their heads over why you do it. So sit back, grab a cup of coffee, and get ready to learn everything you wanted to know about coin collecting, but were afraid to ask.

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Colonial Coinage

The early colonial coinage in America refers to the coins that were minted and circulated in the North American colonies before the establishment of the United States Mint in 1792. During the colonial period, there was a shortage of official British currency in the American colonies, leading to a reliance on a variety of alternative[…] Continue reading

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Saddle Ridge Hoard

The Saddle Ridge Gold Hoard is a collection of gold coins discovered in California's Gold Country in 2013. The discovery generated significant speculation and interest due to the circumstances surrounding it. Here are some key points of speculation and discussion related to the find: In February 2013, a couple was walking their dog on their[…] Continue reading

1909-s VDB Lincoln Cent

Greetings, fellow numismatists! Today, we’re going to dive into the fascinating history of the United States 1909 S VDB Lincoln cent, a coin that has captured the hearts of collectors for over a century. And if you’re wondering why we’re tackling such a specific topic, it’s because we believe that there’s no such thing as[…] Continue reading

Silver War Nickels

Ok, gather round kiddos because today we’re gonna talk about the Jefferson Silver War Nickels. Now, I know what you’re thinking, “Aren’t nickels supposed to be made of, well, nickel?” And you would be right, my young friend. However, during World War II, nickel was in short supply, and the U.S. Mint had to get[…] Continue reading

1943 Steel Cents

Are you interested in the fascinating history of the 1943 Steel Lincoln cents? Well it’s about time someone took an interest in the story of these little metal disks that caused quite the stir back in the day. First things first, let’s get some background on these penny oddities. In 1943, during the height of[…] Continue reading

Gold Rush Coins

Greetings, fellow numismatists! Today, let’s delve into the fascinating world of California Fractional gold coins. These tiny but valuable pieces of history were minted during the California Gold Rush in the mid-19th century, and they continue to captivate collectors and enthusiasts to this day. But first, let’s go back in time to the Gold Rush[…] Continue reading

Early Colonial Currency

Welcome, dear readers, to a delightfully informative and humor-infused exploration of colonial currency! Prepare yourselves for a wild ride through history as we delve into the peculiar world of early American money. From paper to shillings, this blog post will be a rollercoaster of knowledge with a generous sprinkle of chuckles along the way. The[…] Continue reading

1785 Bar Cent

In the realm of coinage, there exists a peculiar little gem known as the bar cent. This unassuming piece of copper bears a simple design—a monogram of the USA on one side and 13 bars on the other. At first glance, you might mistake it for a token or trinket, but don’t let its unpretentious[…] Continue reading

Spanish Pillar Dollar

Currency plays a crucial role in economic transactions, and throughout history, various forms of money have emerged. One such iconic currency is the Silver Spanish Pillar Dollar, often associated with the famous “pieces of eight.” In this blog post, we will delve into the history of the Silver Spanish Pillar Dollar and explore the fascinating[…] Continue reading