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My New Vintage Coin Safe

Finally got around to snapping some pics of my new safe I picked up :) I wasn’t really in the market for one as I already have a safe I use for important paperwork and my special collection of coins, but a friend of mine really wanted to ... [Full Post]

Two Cent Peculiarities

I don’t know why, but I’m obsessed with the odd denominated coins of our past. Particularly two cent and three cent pieces. They’re just so cool and, well, odd looking that whenever I see someone looking to part with ‘em I usually can’t help but to start bartering ... [Full Post]

Lucky Gold Coin

The other day I hosted a “Ask J. Money Day” where people sent in questions – no matter of what nature – and I’d answer them. One such reader chimed in with questions on valuing paper currency (which I’ll put in a different post), and then after some ... [Full Post]

Coins to Help Fund a Movie?

I got an interesting email this afternoon I thought I’d share with you guys. Figured much more succinct and interesting to see in this form than doing an interview with them ;) You can click the link at the bottom to learn more if you’d like. ... [Full Post]

Old Coins in a Tilt Arcade Game?

Good afternoon fellow coin lovers! Whatchy’all been up to lately? Get any kick-ass coins while I’ve been away? Tell us all about them in the comments below. Or better yet, be our next “9 questions” interviewee :) It’s been a bit quite here on Coin Thrill which I ... [Full Post]

Trade Up Game #2: 1945 Mercury Dime!

Look what I just received in the mail! A 1945-S silver Mercury Dime! Sent in by one Matt R. as part of our trade up game :) Which means that: the game is working so far (thanks Matt!) this sexy dime is now up for grabs! Anyone want ... [Full Post]

The World’s Smallest Coin?

Say hello to my new little friend! A 1 and 1/2 Pence piece from Great Britain, circa 1836! And, quite frankly, the tiniest coin I’ve ever seen before… Look how cute she is! (Yes, she’s a “she” :)) I picked it up for $27 worth of trade (it’s ... [Full Post]

Victory Penny

Happy Memorial Day, everyone!! I thought it would be fitting to share with you today my 1945 encased penny I received from my coin friend/mentor last week :) As we were leaving our coffee meetup as we do every month, he reached into his pocket and said, “Here ... [Full Post]

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