If you have seen these quarters floating around, it’s pretty obvious why they are called little drummer boy quarters. The little drummer boy quarter is the 1776 bicentennial quarter pictured below: It is called the “Little Drummer Boy” Quarter because it has a soldier drumming on the back. The name is a joke about theContinue reading “What Are Little Drummer Boy Quarters?”
If anyone reading this knows someone at the US Mint, please send them this list along with my resume. 1.) More Real Women (Lady Liberty does not count!) I’ve complained about it before, and I will complain about it again. We need more real women on coins! As much as I love all the LadyContinue reading “Top 5 Things Collectors Want to See on Next Years Coins”
A coin roll hunter is someone who goes to a bank to get rolls- or even boxes -of coins to search through in hopes of finding rare and valuable coins. Is a coin roll hunter more likely to find valuable coins at a bank or a credit union? First, let’s look into the differences betweenContinue reading “Banks or Credit Unions: Which is Better For Coin Roll Hunting?”
Some precious metal collectors prefer rounds and others swear by bars, but what makes one better than the other? Rounds got their name from their round shape. They look like coins, but are usually bigger depending on the weight. (Coins usually refers to metal backed by a government for circulation.) Bars are rectangular blocks ofContinue reading “Bars vs. Rounds: What is the Best Way to Buy Bullion?”
Do you have trouble remembering what coins are in your collection, or do you want an easy way to keep track of how many coins are left to complete an album? LuckyCoin app presents a great way for coin collectors to monitor their collections. A few weeks ago I was browsing through coin posts onContinue reading “LuckyCoin App Review: The Improved Way to Organize Coins”
(Written March 11, 2021) A few hours ago, r/Coins was “raided” by spammers. These spammers posted dozens of coin memes each, flooding the sub with memes. Although some of the posts were funny, being shown in quick succession they were altogether annoying. What made them particularly annoying was that they flooded genuine posts to r/coins.Continue reading “Reddit Coin Sub r/Coins Raided By Spammers”
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