Comical Coins

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The Truth about the King of American Coins

*Warning, the following may contain fiction. Fiction is an addictive product*   The 1804 dollar is reverently regarded within the hobby as the "King of American Coins" or, by the more patriotic, as the "President of Coins". Generally, it is assumed by numismatists that this title refers to the rarity of the coin, and it's extremely high desirability (this is what is known as "supply and I want it" theory in action). However, this is a grievous error, and not one that can be attributed

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07/15/2020

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07/31/2020

 

The History of Holders

*warning, the following information is mostly made up; it is only fact in the innermost circles of strange imagination*   Flips, 2X2 cardboard, capsules, slabs, boards. All of these and many more serve the supreme and sole purpose of containing our prized coins. But, for some indecipherable reason, no history book I've ever come across explains their origination. Resolving to enlighten my fellow humans of this grievous error, I immediately began research (well... technically I went to

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07/06/2020

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07/07/2020