Coins, Currency, Commentary...

What It’s Like to Be a Coin Dealer

(Hey guys! Got an awesome guest post for you today from my new friend – and coin dealer – Jesse Gernigin. We’ve been emailing back and forth a bit, and when I asked if he’d ever be willing to share what it’s like to own your own shop ... [Full Post]

Attack of The Silver Dimes!

I was over at my mother-in-law’s this weekend, and it turns out her sister (my aunt-in-law?) has had a hoard of silver dimes at her bank for decades. I asked if she wanted me to take a look at them and value them for her, and she was ... [Full Post]

Latest Trade: 1834 Capped Bust Half Dime!

(Be honest – you’re reading this cuz I said “bust” aren’t you? ;)) I picked up a beauty this week, friends! An 1834 “bust” half dime. Because America was too cool for nickels back in the day, haha… And they apparently liked their coins small! These things have ... [Full Post]

9 Questions with… 9 y/o Ethan!

What up, what up coin lovers! I’m beyond thrilled to share with y’all today’s 9 Questions, featuring someone not only super passionate and AWESOME at collecting coins, but who’s also shockingly young at that. Meet Ethan. My new favorite 9 year old! :) (That’s him holding a stash ... [Full Post]

9 Questions w/ Australian Simon

Hey guys! Got another great “9 Questions” for you today – this one coming all the way from Australia :) Fellow collector Simon stopped by today to drop some knowledge on pennies and other Australian coins he collects. If you’d like to be a featured collector on this ... [Full Post]

My New 1806 “Draped Bust” Half Cent

(Coins were so risqué back in the day, eh? ;)) This is the latest jewel in my collection, and one I’ve been trying to get off a buddy of mine for a while. I’m not sure if I just caught him in a good mood, or my offer this ... [Full Post]

If You Like Gold and/or Pirates…

Enter my giveaway I’m doing over at my finance blog, We’re giving away a 1/10 oz. American Gold Eagle coin, along with a cool pirate book and 2 hour consulting session. But me thinks you scalleywags would like to make off with mainly the coin, am I ... [Full Post]

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