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Here are the top ten articles for the Coin Collecting Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Are You Still Reeling From 2008?
The generation who lived through the Great Depression was forever changed by it. It has dominated their lives and behavior for years. The ďBaby BoomersĒ and our younger generations cannot begin to imagine what this trauma was even like. We have not experienced anything close to it.
2. The Proof Krugerrands of South Africa
One of the best-kept secrets and least understood groups of coins, by Americans, are the Proof Krugerrands.
3. The Redfield Hoard
LaVere Redfield stashed 411,000 Silver Dollars behind a false wall in his basement. After his death, the Internal Revenue Service got to it first.
4. The Real Story On Unsearched Coin Hoards
Unsearched coin rolls can be fun to search and they used to be more popular in the good old days of coin collecting. Unsearched rolls are still being sold, but you donít see as many of them as you would have in the past.
5. Silver 1855 Trime
There are a number of lesser known and oftentimes scarce coins that are interesting in their own right. The 1855 three-cent piece can be considered to be one of these specimens. The silver three-cent piece was an unusual creation for an unusual time. The story begins in the California gold fields in
6. Red And Blue Ration Tokens
The Office Of Price Administrationís red ration tokens ran in a series of 30 two-letter combinations and could be used to purchase meats, fats, fish and cheese. The blue token series could be used for purchasing processed foods.
7. The Roosevelt Dime
The Roosevelt dime was created to honor the passing of a President, and his pet project, "The March of Dimes." Little did the U.S. Mint know that this dime would be steeped in controversy.
8. Minnesota Coin Collectors Will Be Shunned
The nationís coin dealers are shunning Minnesotan coin collectors. It isnít that the coin dealers have any issues with the collectors themselves, rather it is a new state law that is driving the rejection of doing business with collectors in Minnesota.
9. 7 Popular Coin Collecting Themes
Coin collecting has been the hobby of many people for many years. Nowadays, instead of simply collecting coins, modern coin collectors collect coins according to a theme.
10. The Saint Patrick Coppers
As American Colonial coins, the St. Patrick coppers fulfilled an important function. They were the small denomination coinage so desperately needed by the settlers in Western New Jersey.
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