H.G. Crenshaw coin

I am new to the forum and have a question about a coin i found several years ago in central Florida while metal detecting. The coin appears to be a store credit type coin, there is no date, only the company name (H.G. Crenshaw) and good for 50 in merchandice. it is a bronze colored […]

Fishy Ebay auction

Came across this coin on the bay and was curious what you guys thought of it. I’m not sure if the toning is artificial or if the colors are produced by some sort of lighting effect. Look at the coins in the background of the photo and you can see they almost have the same […]

Coin deals…

I’ve been scouring ebay for deals on coins to add to my (small) collection, but it seems impossible to find any! Any ‘deals’ appear to be on crappy grade coins. And also shipping is a problem for really cheap coins, when shipping sometimes costs more than the coin. And many of the coins and tokens […]

How to keep you coins pristine and safe…

…in pictures: Keeping your coins safe in pictures: coin like this: or like this: plus dessicant: inside a tupperware: inside a safe deposit box: Check your desiccant every month for first few months (the one pictured above changes color when "full") to see how good your setup is, but mine lasts about a year before […]

Coin Collection Storage – Part 1

When I re-discovered my coin collection last year after decades, I found it moldy and sticky – boxes covered with exploded bottles of home-brew, perhaps a year earlier. I spent the next few days carefully washing coins and discarding many, many folders, boxes, flips – almost everything but the coins. Starting fresh, I looked for […]

How they are made

I guess this is how they made coins in the early days. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-vvT…eature=related:thumb: View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat

to cut minting costs?

I was at home plotting figures , and I realized this if the u.s. switched to a steel (1943) composite coins system for 2 years it would cut currency printing. Costs down to 40% of its norm costs… and if they made copper coolectors issue at each mint. It would be great. What do u […]

Question about NGC’s re-holder

If i were to get a coin that is in a older NGC holder sent in to be "re-holder", would they put it in the same style or the newer style edge-view. Also does anyone have any input on the edgeview scratch-resistant holder? View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat

What JFK and Ike coins should i save

Hey everybody i want to coin roll hunt.. should i save any Ike Dollars that are not 1971-1974 and 1976.. are the 1975 and 1977-up just worth face value to spend and how about the JFK 1/2’s i have the 1964 ones saved and the 195-1970 saved.. is 1971 and up able to be spent. […]

1883 Liberty Head Nickel - Which overdate attribution?

Anyone good with attributions? I’ve got my cherrypicker book out, but this 1883 No Cent Liberty Head Nickel isn’t listed. Attachment 159209 Attached Thumbnails   View full post on CoinTalk - Coin Chat

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