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1864-S quarter an unsung rare issue

Some awfully good coins receive almost no attention and that is the case with the 1864-S Seated Liberty quarter. Continue reading

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Can ’01-S actually be star Barber dime?

It’s not an 1894-S dime, but then there are not many coins of any denomination or type in that league. Continue reading

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Can clad 1973-D Ike be called scarce?

What a difference a few decades can make. Continue reading

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Frenzy surrounded 1964 half release

The 1964 half dollar along with the 1964-D might well have had the most spectacular first day release in the history of the United States. Continue reading

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Which is better cent, 1918-D or 1918-S?

There are assorted sleepers in virtually every denomination. If there is one exception to that rule it would seem likely to be the Lincoln cent. Continue reading

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1924 Peace priced like a common issue

At least in top grade, the 1924 Peace silver dollar is a bit of a surprise and a definite departure from the general trend. Continue reading

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Is 1868 Indian cent better than its stats?

Sometimes there is no reason to say a coin will do better other than on the basis of a gut feeling. Continue reading

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Cent’s legendary status gives it popularity

It is simply a legendary coin. The 1909-S VDB Lincoln cent is not rare. Continue reading

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Demand always high for 1853 half dollar

If there ever was a classic type coin, the 1853 Seated Liberty half dollar is that coin. Continue reading

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Heavy use leads to high prices years later

It might not have the lowest mintage, but increasingly the 1917-D Mercury time is becoming recognized as a better date in the series. Continue reading

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