Do you dislike any particular coin series?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by CoinBlazer, Dec 9, 2018.

  1. Gregg

    Gregg Monster Toning

    The moderators of this forum don't like to revisit the issue but the fact is when this site was first being assembled there was a huge debate over whether or not to allow Franklin Halves to be discussed.

    Word is a huge auction house paid them several million dollars to green light the inclusion of Franklin Halves. An attempt was made to at least ban pictures but the owners saw all that cash, sold out, and the rest is history.
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  3. Redleg21

    Redleg21 New Member

    I thought the $1 presidents were bad I particularly dislike the Statue of liberty and some how the $1 symbol does not look as good as "ONE DOLLAR" and the new dollar series is even worse. They some how just do not have the trappings of what I like about older coinage.
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  4. Love the 3 coin 2016 gold set..... Mercury dime..standing liberty.... Walking liberty. I think the Mint did a great job on those.
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  5. Bayern

    Bayern Active Member

    I don’t hate the coin, but the Long Island Tercentenary half dollar obverse could have been better. The portraits were not that well rendered, in my opinion.
  6. Bayern

    Bayern Active Member

    Agree, some of the Finnish coin designs from this time period, in particular, are rather unusual.
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  7. Bayern

    Bayern Active Member

    Not fond of Eisenhower dollars or the Churchill crown, either. Both of these coin designs were not well thought out...
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  8. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    I can't believe it. Just as I read this post, an email from the mint came through saying my order of them was on it's way. LOL
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  9. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    Oh, but "Bugs Bunny".....c'mon man!!!! :D:D:D:eek::rolleyes::cigar::dead:
  10. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    I'm not fond of any of the current new coinage, especially the zinc cent. The mint is trying too hard to make money by coming out with a new design every time we turn around.
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  11. brokecoinguy

    brokecoinguy I like what I can't afford

    With you on that one. Although my preference is classic coin designs I do not have a real problem with the modern stuff that doesn't look like it's from Chuck E. Cheese.
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  12. Rushmore

    Rushmore Coin Addict

    SBA Dollars and National Park quarters. But I collect them anyway because they are part of the US Numismatic system.
  13. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    The new shield lincoln cents. And i wish the gold colored dollars would change the reverse
  14. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    I adore buff nickles
  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    I Do like the
    Coijn your showing. How did that one
  16. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    I like the bison. Buffalo ny here
  17. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Every time i pass off a kennedy half at my local 7-11. They stare at the coin and wonder if it's real
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  18. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes? Supporter

    Try using a $2 bill. You might get arrested for passing counterfeit currency.
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  19. NYandW

    NYandW Makes Cents!

    Jcro57: Excellent, thank you.

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  20. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    At the risk of getting my hands smacked, I like things in the buff too :rolleyes::rolleyes:
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  21. jcm

    jcm Active Member

    Yes, I forgot all about the shield cents. They are just bad. It's like the designers saw a spade guinea once, drank a bunch of whisky, grabbed a big fat crayola marker and designed a coin. Boom! The shield cent is born!
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