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Update: The Kennedy Appreciation Medal   Image Attached

Medal with a Presidential provenance...

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Unlisted So Called Dollar Variety: HK-723 "Star without Rays" ...Souvenir of Honolulu  

Undocumented variety in So-Called Dollars by Hibler and Kappen.

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower Appreciation Medals   Image Attached

Medals with Presidential provenance...

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An Original Ike from the US Mint (1960)   Image Attached

Handed out by President Eisenhower himself!

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The Hawaiiana Numismatist   Image Attached

Book writing is fun...

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Boom   Image Attached

The Resolution

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Boom   Image Attached

The Resolution

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Numismatic Detective - The Hula Dancer and the Changing Volcano   Image Attached

I was observing the hula dancer then ...WAM BAM

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Nerd of a Coin   Image Attached

Symbolism

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Rare Uniface 1959 Official Hawaii Statehood Medal   Image Attached

Only 30 of these fully struck uniface medals are documented to have been struck

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Numismatic Detective - New Discovery Hawaiian Style   Image Attached

New metals for a medal....

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Numismatic Detective -- Father of Modern Surfing   Image Attached

Surfs up dudes/dudettes...

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Patience is a good thing ... Part 2   Image Attached

Day 85 and counting ...

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Numismatic Detective - Hula Dancer and the Jet   Image Attached

Hula girl provides a visual dance that dramatizes or portrays words ... the jet provides travel...

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Meaning of the Numismatic Detective Title   Image Attached

I don't want to regurgitate so I must create!

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Patience is a good thing ...   Image Attached

Day 72 and counting...

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Dirty Hawaiian Beauty is Really Dirty in More Ways Than One   Image Attached

Packed up my next 5 item submittal. Bumps up my total to 16 items in the queue at NCS/NGC.

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Dirty Hawaiian Beauty Bounced into My Grasp   Image Attached

NGC census reflects a total population of 2 for the entire coin series...

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Numismatic Detective -- My Dual Identity Coin   Image Attached

Two NGC designations (medal and coin)!

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Numismatic Detective -- Re-discovered Hawaii SC50C Error   Image Attached

Thick vs Thin => re-discovered error

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Knowledge Empowers the Collector -- Part 3   Image Attached

1959 Official Alaska Statehood Medal Progression Set

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Knowledge Empowers the Collector -- Part 2   Image Attached

1959 Official Hawaii Statehood Medal Progression Set and a Part 3 teaser...

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Knowledge Empowers the Collector -- Part 1   Image Attached

What a find!

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1941-Dated "Remember Pearl Harbor" Medals  

My new custom set listing ...

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Knowledge Empowers the Collector (previous journal entry removal)  

I had to remove my original journal entry ...

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I Miss College ... Sort Of...   Image Attached

Got my grades today ... NGC grades

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NGC Coin Details - Slick Smartphone App   Image Attached

Fun with my smartphone ... Even scans a barcode image on a laptop screen

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US Mint 2013 Product Release Schedule  

Planning purchases and possible visit to first day release ceremonies...

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Snail pace turnaround for specialty areas   Image Attached

I patiently wait...still enjoying life

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Hawaii Numismatics 101 - World vs US Listing   Image Attached

Delineating Hawaiian numismatics between World and US listings

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Inadvertent NGC Body Bags   Image Attached

My Pearl Harbor Casualties circa 12/12/12

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Numismatic Detective -- Official Hawaii Statehood Medal Revisited   Image Attached

Do you own the lowest serial number NIIHAU correction medal?

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Numismatic Research Impact - Remember Pearl Harbor   Image Attached

Seller uses my research ...

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Numismatic Detective -- US Mint Oath of Allegiance Medal   Image Attached

American Civil War and the US Mint

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I Attended a Local Coin Show While Vacationing in Hawaii   Image Attached

Purchased a few Hawaiian Beauties

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Numismatic Detective -- Update 1891 US Patent Centennial Medal   Image Attached

...from the Smithsonian Institution to the ANA's Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library...

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Numismatic Detective -- 1891 US Patent Centennial Medal   Image Attached

I should incorporate the words "Numismatic Detective" in a parody song in the style of the original song by Elvis Costello "Watching the Detectives"

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Online Token Catalog   Image Attached

An excellent token catalog website to contribute, learn from or use as reference ...

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Plate Coin Used by NGC - Kingdom of Hawaii Coin Series   Image Attached

Plate coins are superb examples of the coin type

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Numismatic Detective -1959 Official Hawaii Statehood Silver Medal   Image Attached

Happy 53rd Statehood Anniversary (August 21, 1959) Hawaii!

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Numismatic Detective - Undated Honolulu Carnival Dollar   Image Attached

HK-721 features an Olympic gold medalist

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Numismatic Detective - The Remember Pearl Harbor Pocket Coins   Image Attached

Here come my Japanese Zeros!

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I wonder who his silver supplier is ...   Image Attached

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Territory of Hawaii !   Image Attached

Kingdom of Hawaii->Republic of Hawaii->Territory of Hawaii->State of Hawaii

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I Bought Hawaii (Part 2)   Image Attached

Oh my ...

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I Bought Hawaii   Image Attached

I bought Hawaii, however it was not an entire island....

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Collector Exhbits at Upcoming 2012 ANA Convention in Philadelphia   Image Attached

Always a first time to enter ... deadline for entry is July 6th

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Congratulations Jeff Shevlin  

So called dollar guy appointed as American Numismatic Association Executive Director ....

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Remember Pearl Harbor   Image Attached

A pair of medals to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor...

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New Medal Acquisition   Image Attached

It really has been a busy week for me ...

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Interstate H-3 Coin   Image Attached

What? An interstate highway in Hawaii...

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MS 68 version of Hawaii Five-0   Image Attached

A recent 50c acquisition to my collection ...

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Wow 1895 Hawaiian Reginald Huth Gold  

An auction with rare Hawaiian coin ... Forsythe Collection

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Video on Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin Release Day Ceremony   Image Attached

First purchaser requested his identity not be shared as he snuck out of work to purchase the coins...

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National Numismatic Collection   Image Attached

I once took a date to see the the National Numismatic Collection ...

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So Called Dollars - Hawaii   Image Attached

WoW ... I really got a bargain 11 months ago...

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2012 Star-Spangled Gold $5 Proof and Uncirculated  

For all posterity ...

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2012 Star-Spangled Gold $5 Proof and Uncirculated  

For all posterity ...

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A "66" for my "26"   Image Attached

My NCS conservation results ...

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First of the First   Image Attached

What precedes a "First Releases" and "Early Releases"?

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I'm Surprised!   Image Attached

I'm eager to see the conservation results by NCS ...

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Aloha   Image Attached

An Hawaiian idea for my new custom set ....

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Among Giants...   Image Attached

The final medal for my Hawaii Statehood Medal Type collection arrived from NGC today ...

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My Pending Set Donation   Image Attached

1 of 6 possible "First Day Ceremony" sets to be permanent part of National Park museum ...

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Knowledge is Power (Part II)  

Read, study, and learn your collecting interest...

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Coin Sleuth   Image Attached

A story of finding a coin's pedigree by accident...

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Hawaii Five-0 (The Series Teaser)   Image Attached

She is toned and close to perfection ...

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Hawaii Five-0 (The Series Continues)   Image Attached

She is an incredibly beautiful and captivating Hawaiian ...

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Hawaii Five-0   Image Attached

Kona 'Kono' Kalakaua (Grace Park) is beautiful .. so is this Kalakaua

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Means to an End...   Image Attached

I've been collecting and selling coins from my collection as a means to an end ....

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I Also Collect Medals ... Sort of...   Image Attached

As most of you know by now, I have a passion for collecting. The beauty, the rarity and the history behind each item collected is my motivation.

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On a Hawaiian Trip   Image Attached

My mindset is in the land of Aloha...sort of

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Knowledge is Power   Image Attached

I was fortunate to have help in entering the coin collecting hobby...

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Hawaii Statehood Medals!  

Did you know that several medals were struck in 1959/1960 to commemorate Hawaii's admission as the 50th state to the Union?

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My Best Circulation Find from the Past  

The year was 1995. The location was Southern Maryland. The find was ...

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I Was There!   Image Attached

I see a need for a Ceremony Release designation for coins/medals obtained at an US Mint coin/medal release day ceremony. Why? Because I was there! I was not there 30-days...

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