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31 Jul 2021

**One Wild Panda**

Coins - World | Kepi

The newest addition to my collection is a 2003 Chinese Silver Panda. This series started back in 1983 with a different design featured each year. Minted in China, a denomination of 10 Yuan, 1 oz of .999 silver, 40 mm diameter with a reeded edge. This one has a mintage of 600,000 and has two versions. The"frosted bamboo" version, which is the one I have and the "mirrored bamboo" version. This reflects the part of the coin behind the panda in the design. The obverse features the Temple of Heaven's Hall of Prayer for Abundant Harvests with two inscriptions, "People's Republic of China," which is in Chinese characters and the date "2003". The reverse shows an adult panda crawling through a bamboo field with the coins value, weight and purity listed.Now what was kinda funny to me when I looked at this coin in the shop was that I really don't care for pandas... Now give me a polar bear or a big grizzly bear, that I like! Also, China is not my "go to" country when it comes to coins for a list of reasons that I won't go into here... But this coin caught my eye! It has the most amazing toning and I like toning! Originally it was in an album, encapsulated in an airtight that somehow got cracked. This over time let oxygen seep in and the long term result is this wild toning! Cool, right!Anyway, that's it... Not a fan of pandas or China and yet this coin had my name written all over it.. ; )Thanks for reading my blog! Hope you enjoyed it.

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31 Jul 2021

West Point Mint National Park Quarters

| CheerioCoins

West Point Mint Quarters are a new kind of Quarters. The mint can be found at the bottom right of Washington. There are four mints on Washington Quarters Philadelphia mint ,Denver mint, San Francisco mint, and the West Point mint (They will be just the letters P,D,S, or W. They can be found in change, rolls, or any coins. Theyare years 2019-2020. Not all 2019-2020 National Park Quarters areWest Point mint Quarters, in fact they can be quite rare. If they are 2020they will have a symbol on the left of Washington that says V75 but 2019's will not.Usually they are about 25$ in MS-65 and MS-67 no matter what design it is.West Point mint Quartersare hard to find but Washington National Park Quarters are easily accessible.Thank you for reading my information on West Point mint Quarters. Have a great day! (And good luck on find West Point mint Quarters!)

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31 Jul 2021

Update #5-FINALLY!

Coins | thatcoinguy

Hello fellow YNs and YNH!Man. It has been a week! With school, my birthday, and life on the horizon, this is NOT the last update. Let’s get right into it!First of all, I GOT A WEST POINT MINT QUARTER!!!!!😁 It just figures. The week I sort 53 rolls, nothing. The week I sort 3, I get a W. The W quarter is RNR 2019, and I would grade it MS-63. After I found it, I immediately went to put it in a 2x2, only to discover I had no quarter 2x2s left. So I did the only thing a sensible coin collector would do; I made an emergency trip to the local coin dealership. I ended up buying a lot more than a 2x2. Here’s the list: 100 quarter 2x2s, 4 nickel tubes for my Westward Journey Nickels, one Indian head cent for my folder, and best of all, a XF-40 1860-O Liberty Seated Half Dime for $25 ($35 Greysheet). The total cost was $33. I made out like a bandit.When I went into Truist with my dad to withdraw some money the next day, the teller said she had a quarter for me. I thought it would be a PMD coin that she thought was special, but it was actually a 1958-D silver quarter! After that, I picked up a few rolls to sort through to see if there was more silver. I was rewarded with a shiny 1961 quarter. A good silver haul for the week. There was also a 1944-P silver nickel in some nickel rolls. I also picked up 10 more quarter rolls at a CenterState branch, which yield some low value finds, but nothing worth noting.On a different note, I ordered a half dollar box that was supposed to come last Monday, but has been pushed to sometime this week. Can’t to search that, and will let you know of any cool finds in the next update. Also coming up on Tuesday, is my birthday!!!🥳 I only asked for numismatic items, and will also let you know about what I get.Keep collecting,thatcoinguy.

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30 Jul 2021

How To Grow Your Numismatic Collection, Fast!

Collecting Tips | CheerioCoins

One way to get more coins faster is roll searching, which is looking through rolls of coins (which are obtainable at banks) some coins you should look for while roll searching are wheat+steel cents (1909-1958), silver nickels (1942-1945), silver Roosevelt dimes (1946-1964), and silver(1932-1964)/West Point mint quarters (2019, 2020).Also, when you are at coin shows, or even online, you should look at every booth for coin(s) you want/need to get the best price. Also, use Greysheet (or something like Greysheet, i.e. Blue Book) to get the best price.Lastly, here on the ANA website, you can earn YN dollars which can be used at the monthly and yearly auction. You can get these by writing informational blogs, like this one (this is not the only way to earn these dollars), at a maximum of 2 a week. You will receive the physical dollar through the mail, and will sent them back if you win a lot at an auction. Thank you for reading my information on how to get more coins faster.

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29 Jul 2021

Re: mistakes on dollar coins in 900 words

| Coinyoshi

There were a few mistakes on my two recent blog posts. Most of them were autocorrects, and two were that i was using an incorrect source that I omitted from my bibliography. I am sorry about any misinformation that I had put in both of those posts and will post more 450 words, (hopefully!) without any mistakes.Thank you, Coinyoshi

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29 Jul 2021

Dollar coins in 900 words: part two

| Coinyoshi

The traditional silver dollar came back after the Bland-Allison act. The new dollar was to be designed by a student of William M. Wyon in London. His name is George T Morgan, and the dollar he designed is one of the most popular in the coin collecting community. Most of you probably know what it looks like, and if you don’t look it up. I think I got one from completing the dollar project last year. Anyway, it was minted between the years 1878 and 1921 and the people liked it more than the trade dollar, so it became the new official dollar coin. An interesting fact about the Morgan dollar is that if you have an uncirculated one, it has a reflective surface so the metal reflects a small amount of light.The peace dollar, minted between 1921 and 1935, was a coin commemorating peace after World War I. It was the first dollar coin to not have congressional sanction, instead under the terms of the Pitman act. On the obverse there is lady liberty as well as the words liberty and in God we trust. On the reverse is an eagle, the mint mark (if present) and the words United States of America, e pluribus unum, one dollar. It is the first dollar coin to be struck in the three current mints: Philadelphia, Denver, and San FranciscoThe Eisenhower dollar is the first dollar coin to have a real person on it. From 1971 to 1978, the Eisenhower dollar was minted to honor both Dwight D Eisenhower and the first landing on the moon. As you may know, the president himself is on the adverse with an eagle and the moon on the reverse. To celebrate America’s Bicentennial, a new reverse was minted only in 1976. It had the Liberty Bell and the moon on it. In 1977 and 1978, the design went back to the original.The Anthony Dollar was minted for four years; 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1999. When I saw one, I thought it was a quarter because of its size. The reverse is the same as the Eisenhower, and the obverse has Anthony on it. The Sacajawea dollar, minted from 2000 to 2008, exemplifies the spirit of liberty, freedom, and peace that the young Native American woman Sacajawea had shown in assisting the Lewis and Clark expedition. The obverse is Sacajawea herself and the reverse is an eagle.The native American dollar also features Sacajawea, but has different reverses honoring Native American cultures. The president dollar coins have former presidents on the obverse and their achievements on the reverse. If you want to know about one dollar bullion coins, please read my modern silver coins in 450 words blog because I don’t feel like putting it here.Anyways, I hope you liked it it will read more 450 words in the future.Bibliography:A guide book of United States coins by R.S Yeoman et. al. 71st edition

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29 Jul 2021

Dollar coins in 900 words: Part One

| Coinyoshi

All right. So, if you have read any of my last blogs, you would know about my 450 word series. Well, the topic I picked for today's 450 words was much too long for, well, 450 words. So, I Wrote a two-part blog and each one will be about 450 words. This one is about dollar coins. Enjoy!

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29 Jul 2021

Meet Jennie Norris, AGE Reverse Coin Design Artist

| I. R. Bama

This should have been in my last blog but I didn't think of including more information about the artist who created the design of the reverse Type II AGE's.

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28 Jul 2021

2021 American Eagle Silver Proof

Coins | Grogu

Did anyone else get their coins?They are beautiful. I was lucky to get these ones

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