New Guy Checking In

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by SlipMahoney, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. SlipMahoney

    SlipMahoney Junior Member

    I ran across this site while searching for some info about Jimmy Gerstel, a coin dealer I surfed across on television the other day.

    I've been collecting, on and off, for about 13 years after ordering the 1995 Special Olympics World Games Dollar from the mint. I was coordinator of our county's Special Olympics group at the time. Since then, I've gathered some interesting coins, to me, anyway and the forum seemed like a great place to learn more about those coins, so here I am. I figured, if the collection keeps growing, by the time our grandson, now 7, is old enough for college, he might be able to afford a semester or two. :)

    I'm glad to be here and looking forward to paticipating in the forum.

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  3. fastfun1111

    fastfun1111 Senior Member

    Welcome to Coin Talk.
  4. der_meister77

    der_meister77 Senior Member

    Welcome to the forum!
  5. jazzcoins

    jazzcoins New Member

    Well out of all the forums i;ve been too this is the one to be a member and gather all the knowledge you need.

    Jazzcoins joe:whistle:

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  6. Hobo

    Hobo Squirrel Hater

    Welcome aboard, Rick. You can learn a LOT here.
  7. rzage

    rzage What Goes Around Comes Around . Supporter

    Welcome to CT , I've learned more here in 8 months than in 45 years of collecting by myself .
  8. Tater

    Tater Coin Collector

    welcome to the club.
  9. kidromeo

    kidromeo I'M LEGEND

    Hello Rick...:hail:
    Welcome to Coin Talk...:D
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    dready Coin Hoarder

  11. De Orc

    De Orc Moderator Moderator

    Hi Rick welcome to CoinTalk :thumb:
  12. SlipMahoney

    SlipMahoney Junior Member

    Thanks for the welcome y'all. I've been going through the forum and saw collectors from around the world too. That's great, because I've managed to gather a few foreign coins from my time in the Navy, and by accident too. My latest one was a Costa Rican 5 Colones I found laying on a gas pump a couple months ago. Surprises like that make me wish coins could talk. I know they'd have some interesting stories to tell.
  13. quartertapper

    quartertapper Numismatist

    Welcome, and enjoy!
  14. walterallen

    walterallen Coin Collector

    Welcome to CoinTalk!!!

    Keep on Collecting!!!

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  16. EgCollector

    EgCollector New Member

    Welcome To Coin Talk
  17. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Administrator Moderator

    Welcome to CoinTalk Rick!

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