War Time Coins ( US) - post yours

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by SensibleSal66, Jul 22, 2021.

  1. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Okay here's a unique thread . Post a Coin during or just after a War in U.S history such as the Civil War , Revolutionary War, World War 1 or 2 .
    I'll go first - 1864 Two - Cent Piece . TAKEN FROM (DUG) THE SITE OF A SOLDIERS HOME . ( WITH PERMISSION)
    1864 Obv-horz.jpg
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  10. Garlicus

    Garlicus Debt is dumb, cash is king. Supporter

    When haven’t we been at war? lol
    War on Poverty
    Iraq 2
    Cold War
    Civil War 2 (currently being stoked)
  11. kanga

    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

    The posts have the Civil War and WWII covered.

    We need some from:
    -- the War of 1812
    -- the Spanish American War (1898)
    -- WWI (1914-1919); only 1918/1919 for the US
    -- the Mexican/American War (date?)

    And then there were the more recent ones:
    -- the Korean War
    -- Vietnam
    -- Afghanistan

    Those are the ones I can think of off the top of my head.
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  12. Randy Abercrombie

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  13. Randy Abercrombie

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    One year before the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter.

  14. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Do you know that is a small motto?
  15. Bradley Trotter

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    Mexican American War (1846-1848)

    1848 Seated Liberty Dime Combined.jpg
  16. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Yes. I was shaking like a leaf when I dug it up ! I still can't believe it . Even though it's not in the greatest shape, I believe it's still desirable .
  17. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Here’s two of my WWII Nickels.
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  18. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    And I can’t leave this one out. Notice the 3 in the date. It has the notch si this is a 3/2 and it has full steps.
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  19. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    I saw this set at a coin show many years ago and bought it because I thought it was neat.

    WW II Cents O.jpg WW II Cents R.jpg

    And here is something that is a bit different. This a "web" that was left over after the planchets for wartime steel cents were punched out of the strip of metal.

    1943 War Cent Strip.jpg
  20. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    yes, still worth a premium.

    How much?
    No clue

    On eBay? Priceless
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  21. DEA

    DEA Well-Known Member

    How about the War on Drugs? Lots of overlap . . .
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