Just picked up some GEMS, tell me your favorite...

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by stella, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. stella

    stella The Myth

    thx gem i just ordere a book, i picked up a couple hundred of these bust halfs this weekend. i bought someones entire collection...
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  3. claycad

    claycad Junior Member

    True. I just recently became a more serious coin collector, but the funnest thing for me has always been finding that I got a Lincoln wheat ears cent in my change at the store. I've always enjoyed the Whitman coin folders and trying to fill them with just change I get back from stores.

    When I think of coin collecting, I always remember that scene from "Throw Momma from the Train" where Danny DeVito is showing off his coin collection to Billy Crystal, and they are all just ordinary coins, but each one has is a special memory. That's coin collecting.
  4. andrew289

    andrew289 Senior Analyst

    Nothing wrong with nickels. Some folks have $7,000 to spend when they go to a coin show and some have $50. I'm not rich but I don't care. If I can make it through the summer without getting laid off, it will be a blessing. I'll worry about spending more on coins once the future is more certain. You can buy some really nice nickels :D

    Until the, just marvel at the collection of those much better off...its fun to see how those with the funds spend their money.
  5. Ardatirion

    Ardatirion Où est mon poisson

    Nice coins, your collection is literally growing exponentially. My favorite is still the St Gaudens double eagles.
  6. Love the bust coinage.
  7. jello

    jello Not Expert★NormL®

    Some very nice coins!!!!!
  8. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot there is no spoon

    They're all pretty cool, but I'm a sucker for big gold, and the Lib double eagle stands out!
  9. stella

    stella The Myth

    thanks to all, and its NVER about money, its about our love for the history of these coins... thats a true "coin head"..
  10. PersianGuy

    PersianGuy my.will.is.good


    must be nice to have that sort of money....

    They are amazing, and The Saint Gaudens are definitely my favorite.

    This is a coin I have lusted after since childhood. I even asked for one for my birthday one year. Instead I got a $5 1911 Eagle. Hardly a satisfactory substitute...

    I am seven shades of green

    but congrats in any case!! just.beautiful
  11. Dima

    Dima Member

    Those are all beauties - congrats on a great find!!

    Sure puts my SBA and Ikes to shame :goofer:
  12. Collect89

    Collect89 Coin Collector

    pick only one ?

    Do I have to pick only one? Assuming they are genuine (they look genuine) I like the 07-P and the 25-S.
  13. Collect89

    Collect89 Coin Collector

    It's all good

    Some of us could post a nice 1913 T1 Buffalo nickel and there are at least 5 others that could post a 1913 Liberty nickel. It's all good.

    Very best regards,
  14. north49guy

    north49guy Show me the Money

    Great coins! I like em all. Draped bust are neat too!
  15. guysmy

    guysmy New Member

    fantastic double eagle. you are lucky to have such stellar gold.
  16. 900fine

    900fine doggone it people like me

  17. stella

    stella The Myth

    thanks guys, go check the new threads i got some new stuff
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