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Knowledge of United States Coins from 1793 to date. Able to answer most common numismatic questions. Collected U.S. Coins from half cent to 50 dollar gold coins.

Experience in the area

United States Coin COLLECTOR/DEALER OVER 20 YEARS, U.S. COINS Worked trade shows,
EXPERT Consulting since 1990, Knowledge of all methods of fabrication used in the industry.
Hobbies:US notes, clocks, cars, computers, coins, leisure activity and crafts to name a few.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Something I hope to achieve .. Keeping This Great Leisure Activity alive and well! Getting good information to novice collectors about those individuals who are only in it for high profit. This Hobby is for enjoyment! There are those that will tell you what a great Investments and coin bargains they have but it is not always true.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Remember, Only the Collector is the one who must be happy with the coin they get for the price they pay, not the seller! .

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2016-03-05 1887/8 penny?:

Hello Seth,    The Photo is not that clear.   here is an example of a certified coin.   If you still think you have the error write me again with your zip code and nearby city.  I may be able to look up

2016-03-04 I have a penny I need an answer on PlZ:

Hello Ronnie,   I did not get your original question? So I did not see this posting ---- ?  However;   Look carefully at the edge of your coin.     The way coins are made is the Anvil or bottom die is

2016-03-02 Quarter:

Hello Tina,          Sorry there is no additional value for your coin.   This error is not caused by the Mint, but the metal supplied to them.     Look at how clear is

2016-01-30 1943 wheat back penny....:

Hello Cherry,          The 1943 Lincoln Cents are indeed made of 'ZINC COATED STEEL' and released only in 1943.  There is some value for them but it is small as it was produced

2015-10-24 Penny with missing letters:

Hello Stan,      Thanks for selecting me for your answer. There is no report of any working dies having this error.  Although the U.S. Mint adheres to strict quality control standards, errors in coin production


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