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The Love of the Hobby

Many people who read this article will have nothing to do with collecting currency whatsoever, but that shouldn’t deter them from reading what is confined within the context within. I’ve always been a collector of many things. Most notably, I began with collecting GameBoy games around the age I’m 6 or 7, which has transcended …

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Is the Peace dollar the first example of the word “peace” used on a coin?

The Peace Dollar is not a commemorative coin, though it celebrates the return of peace following World War I, rather than the universal ideal of peace. In 1920 the American Numismatic Association advanced a proposal for a coin of peace-motif design to commemorate the cessation of hostilities between the Imperial German Government and the people …

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Coins of The Obama Era – Bullion Coins

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Bullion Coins 2016 30th Anniversary American Silver Eagle The popular American Silver Eagle program that launched in 1986 was celebrated in 2016 with the issuance of a special-edition, edge-lettered silver eagle marking the 30th anniversary of the series. The 2016-W proof American Silver Eagle was the first issue to feature an edge inscription with the phrase “30th ANNIVERSARY” on …

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Coins of The Obama Era

coins of the obama era

Coins of The Obama Era It’s still unclear how history will ultimately remember the presidency of Barack Obama, who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 through 2017. But coin collectors can already honor the historic, two-term former commander-in-chief in their own ways. Over the course of the eight years President Obama …

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For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards

It’s September 24, 1936—opening day—and members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks from throughout the State of California are launching their convention in Oakland. Four uniformed contingents have arrived from Los Angeles, and this 25-piece band is led by none other than Dave J. Malloy. The Los Angeles funeral director has been featured …

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