Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Matthew Kruse, May 15, 2021.
What is your favorite US coin design? Why do you like it?
Log in or Sign up to hide this ad.
Here is.my current favorite merc:
1941 S/S RPM.
My current Franklin favorite:
1953 D Possible FBL. Not a bugs bunny but die scratches made me learn more about this date and clashes on Franklins:
And my favorite IKE:
I used to refer to this coin as my floating head from the original Star Trek series. But after @Ike Skywalker gave me my 6,000th like earlier today, I am thinking on dubbing this one Skywalker Ike!
That is a very nice coin as well but I think I like the standing liberty more... I’m thinking about getting a standing liberty quarter with some good detail, I can’t see the dates on the ones I have haha.
I am a big fan of pre 1964 silver as well. Kennedy halves and Ike dollars are too plain for me.
The order may change on any given day, and Ben might even sneek his way in from time to time.
I think part of the appeal of Ikes are what they represent. I grew up at a time when these were first released as well. The reverse with the eagle over the surface of the moon, representing the words spoken when Apollo 11 touched down on the surface "The eagle has landed!" The fact that the space program directly led us to be here in this moment now, typing on mini computers, posting on the internet, all made possible by rhe space program. Mind boggling the achievement that reverse commemorates!
I Like Ike too!! I remember my dad giving me an Ike every once in a while. I bought a nice one to remember this by. I have a few more, including the ones from my dad, but I still need to photograph them.
1915 Pan Pacific $50 Octagonal
Hands down, the walking liberty half, for now. Don't know enough about other coins yet, to really make a decision. Nice choice.
I own two slabbed coins, this is one of them.
Back in 1969 my house cost $8500 that same year I could have bought a complete set of Pan-Pacific coins for 21,000.00.
All fairly simple yet very elegant designs
Separate names with a comma.