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Larry Casagrande: Type Sets, Toned Coins and a Tortoise

By Michael S. Turrini “You might laugh that our family’s pet desert tortoise named Lexie, at 80 pounds, is an asset to my coin passion,” chuckled Larry Casagrande of Clayton, Calif. “We have a bearded dragon, a type of lizard; … Continue reading

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Meet the Munros: Woods and Sharing Hobby Fellowship

by Stan Turrini     The Munros, ‘Al’ and Marion, are passionate hobbyists and dedicated hobby supporters, from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Married thirty years, they met when both were employed with the Canadian national/federal government though now retired. They are … Continue reading

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Traversing Two Oceans and Finding Coins to Collect

by Michael S. Turrini “I turned 18 on the Eppleton Hall, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The cook baked a cake, with our limited galley. In fact, it was the only baked cooking in the entire voyage,” reminisced … Continue reading

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Coin Celebrant

By Michael S. Turrini “Want to go to a coin show?” was the opening question suggested to Donald L. Hill, back in 1968 when he was on active duty stationed at Wiesbaden Air Force Base, in then West Germany. Don’s … Continue reading

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