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The 100th Coin in the Statehood Quarter Registry Set!

With some recent acquisitions from SixMileRick, I finally achieved the goal of filling the 100th slot in this 140-coin Registry Set! Since I last posted, I have acquired 16 more coins and now have 101 in this set. The collection is now 72% complete. The 100th coin is the 2008-P Arizona NGC MS66. I took the advice of SixMileRick recently to go ahead and not focus so much on NGC MS67 or better and I'm glad I did because I was struggling to find specimens for my Registry set and looking clos

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Statehood Quarter Fun 1/2 Way Point

Mid-way point of the Registry Set! As mentioned a few weeks ago in my original Statehood Quarter Fun journal, I began building my Statehood Quarter Registry set back in late November 2015 with 3 coins. In December 2015, I added 42 more coins to their slots. This January, I added 40 more and am now just past the 1/2 way point with 60% of the collection and 85 coins! With the addition of my 2007 P SMS IDAHO NGC MS-68 coin, I slid into the #20 spot of NGC-only coins as well! 55 coins rema

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Statehood Quarter Fun

The beginning of the Registry Set After a 13 year hiatus, I finally got back into the coin world, and in November 2015 I purchased 79 quarters from usstatequarters.com to fill the remaining holes I had in my Dansco 1999-2008 Statehood Quarter album. I was pretty happy going through the quarters as I placed them into the Dansco album after not having even opened it up in 13 years, and felt a sense of accomplishment getting all 100 P&D coins in there! Then, I remembered I had 2 quarters

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Census Updated!

I'm so excited! As I'm making a decision as to whether wait and buy an NGC MS-67 1999-P 5c 6FS, or get an available MS-66, I just checked the Census and it was updated YESTERDAY! So, looks like there are more MS-67's available then I previously thought, and I may be waiting to find the right one. To see old comments for this Journal entry, click here. New comments can be added below.

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Glad To Be Back

It's been 13 years since I've collected... I'm a 42-year-old Business Manager. I manage the rapid, sustainable and profitable growth of a fantastic local chiropractic Doctor. After 29 years in business, he wants it to truly grow and expand and I enjoy being a part of that success. The Doctor has expressed that when we open our next office, I'll become his partner. And we have plans of opening 3 more locations. *crossing my fingers*... I've been divorced for 13 years and have now resigned mys

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