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1882 $3 PCGS MS65

This edition of Coin Porn is stunning specimen, an 1882 $3 in PCGS MS65.  I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for three dollar coins: never terribly popular in their day, their odd denomination and beautiful design make them stand out in a time otherwise dominated by Seated Liberty as far as the eye could see. 135 more words

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Rare Coin Dealer Gets 6 Years For Defrauding Elderly

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Roseville rare coin dealer has been sentenced to six years in prison for defrauding elderly victims out of more than $700,000 worth of coins and cash. 169 more words


The Buffalo Nickel


I was recently contacted by Mr. Teddy Gentry about creating a website for his new coin shop located on the South end of the… 68 more words


1835 Capped Bust 50c, NGC MS65+

I know I’ve been neglecting my Coin Porn posts, and I’m sorry for that — though it is gratifying to get emails from people wondering what happened.   143 more words

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Unexplained jargon in fiction

I picked up this Richard Stark novel in a local second-hand bookstore and was attracted by the reviewers’ descriptions of its main character (click the photo to enlarge). 456 more words


Seller Profile: Littleton Coin Company

Littleton Coin Company

Littleton Coin Company is one of America’s largest coin retailers, offering a wide selection of U.S. and world coins, paper money and collecting supplies. 184 more words