Colorized Coins From US Mint

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  1. Santinidollar

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  3. tommyc03

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    Woe to all of us. Ruining coins before they are released and likely taking a cue from Canada. Sorry, but I have no use for colorized coins of any kind no matter how attractive they may be. But each to their own.
     
  4. Santinidollar

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    They do absolutely zilch for me. But younger folks might like them.
     
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  5. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    They can come out really nice, but the design has to be nice to begin with which in this case it is not
     
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  6. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    It's a crazy world nowadays as I've seen some of the colorized coins from other countries and private mints as well! :D Here's one from the Germania Mint, I call it the puberty issue! laughhard.gif

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  7. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

    Professional sports players are showing themselves as very unpatriotic. I don't think they should get any recognition. The rest of my thought here is too political to complete.
     
  8. cpm9ball

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    Meh! ~ Chris
     
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  9. Long Beard

    Long Beard Active Member

    Not for me. But if a youngster picks one up and starts a Franklin set because of them, is that not a good thing?
     
  10. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

    Are you thinking Franklin Halves or Franklin Mint?
     
  11. toned_morgan

    toned_morgan Toning Lover

    Ugh those colorized coins are always ugly. Do you think the color will wear away and in 50 years the ones with full color will be more valuable, sort of like the ink on stamps or comics?
     
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  12. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

    PCGS / NGC "Full Color."
     
  13. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    This pretty much sums up my thoughts regarding colorized coins

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  14. Cachecoins

    Cachecoins Historia Moneta Supporter

    I don't like colorized coins...and crazy that a piece about colored coins doesn't show the coin in color....
     
  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

  16. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Agreed that colorized coins aren’t for me either. Nor do I care for big movie screens during my church service. But us old folks are jaded a bit I think. I believe @Long Beard is dead on target. If a cartoonish coin will spark a young persons interest in numismatics, then its a good thing.
     
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  17. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

    I do not think they actually showed a picture of the colorized version. The mint may not have released a picture of that yet.
     
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