Villarreal

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Villarreal's Bio
Like many collectors, I started collecting coins in my youth. My first job, as a paperboy, was a great place to get coins at face value. I was serving papers when the silver coinage changed in 1964, and I watched as our silver morphed into the clad coins of today.

I had complete sets of most coins of the day, with keys being my only stopper. My paperboy earnings were limited to buying a coin here or there if I couldn't get it out of circulation. I was also fortunate to have a great collector/dealer right on my route. Little did I know how big he was, until years later when I was older. He extended me credit and as you might guess, he was never charged for his paper. I USED that credit!!

My favorites were Indian Head pennies and Buffalo nickels. I also liked the odd coinage and to this day, it fascinates me that this coinage circulated in the 1800's.

Condition requirements were different, and the unc., slider, au/xf terms were mostly used. Coins were raw, and handled with care. Whitman albums were the standard for housing your collection. You always knew where your collection was.

Years flew by, and I held on to those coins through thick and thin. I still have some that I bought in those paperboy days. I still have my raw Indian cent and Lincoln sets from those days.



    

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  Half Cents, 1793-1857, Circulated Coins Only 2 Half Spent 34 18 16 1 23930 3329 10/6/2020787
  Large Cents, 1793-1857, Circulated Coins Only 2 Spent Pennies 94 65 61 25 29922 633 2/4/2021846
  Flying Eagle Cents, 1856-1858, Circulated Coins Only 3 Spent Eagle Cents 75 3 2 0 2879 0 9/27/2020592
  Twenty-Cent Pieces, 1875-1876, Circulated Coins Only 1 Spent Double Dime 100 4 4 1 6215 0 9/27/2020570
  Standing Liberty Quarters, 1916-1930, Circulated Coins Only 12 Standing Spent 7 3 3 1 1798 0 9/27/2020332
  Trade Dollars, 1873-1878, Circulated Coins Only 1 Spent Trades 50 9 8 0 14955 0 9/27/2020697
  Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulated Coins Only 12 Spent Morgans 2 3 0 3 7380 -620 1/22/2020650
  US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 1 Spent Type 82 81 62 10 71528 0 9/27/20201130
  Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 1 Spent Type 2 83 65 47 4 38268 3 2/26/2021899
  Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 1 Spent type with gold 83 74 55 9 53898 3 2/26/2021864
  Gold Type Set, 1834-1933, Circulated Coins Only 9 Spent Gold 52 11 9 5 11304 0 9/27/2020463
[Collapse] Half Cents
  Half Cents, 1793-1857, Circulation Issue 5 Kerin Half Cent 32 17 15 1 23275 3329 10/6/2020819
[Collapse] Cents
  Large Cents, 1793-1814, Circulation Issue 5 K2 84 21 21 18 11239 0 9/27/20201117
  Large Cents, 1793-1857, Circulation Issue 13 Kerin's Cents 92 64 60 24 30063 9675 9/27/20201225
  Flying Eagle Cents, 1857-1858, Circulation Issue 8 Flying Kerin 100 3 2 0 2879 0 9/27/2020603
  Indian Head Cents, 1859-1909, Circulation Issue 144 K-Indian 10 6 5 1 3565 0 9/27/2020834
  Lincoln Cents, 1909-Date, Circulation Issue, Including Varieties 191 K-Lincoln 2 6 2 3 3636 -89 9/30/2020868
  Cents, 1793-Date, Complete Circulation Issue 13 Kerin's Cents 17 80 69 29 39507 -89 9/30/20201229
[Collapse] Two Cents
  Two-Cent Pieces 1864-1872, Circulation Issue 4 TWOFERS 100 10 3 10 23705 0 9/27/20201483
  Two-Cent Pieces 1864-1873, Mint State or Proof 5 Our two cents 83 10 3 10 23705 0 9/27/20201261
[Collapse] Three Cents
  Copper-Nickel, 1865-1889, Circulated Issue 60 Kerin Three Cent 0 0 0 0 0 63 7/31/2015585
[Collapse] Nickels
  Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938, Complete Circulation Issue 4 Kerin Buffaloes 44 32 16 29 57181 0 9/27/20201618
  Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938, One-Per-Year, Circulation Issue 2 Kerin Year 50 12 6 12 28514 0 9/27/20201002
  Buffalo Nickels 1934-1938, Circulation Issue 5 Kerin short buffaloes 57 8 5 8 14908 0 9/27/2020825
[Collapse] Dimes
  Mercury Dimes, 1916-1945, Circulation Issue 511 Kerin Mercury 0 0 0 0 0 -551 11/14/2019451
  Roosevelt Dimes 1946-1964, Circulation Issue 117 CLASS OF '66 100 48 0 1 7170 -102 10/9/20201052
  Roosevelt Dimes 1946-Date, Circulation Issue 61 KERIN DIMES 28 48 0 1 7170 -102 10/9/20201144
  Roosevelt Dimes 1965-Date, Proof Issue 338 Kerin Proof Roosevelt 0 0 0 0 0 275 10/5/2020888
[Collapse] Twenty Cents
  Twenty-Cent Pieces 1875-1876, Circulation Issue 6 Kerin Double Dime 100 4 4 1 6215 0 9/27/2020860
[Collapse] Quarter Dollars
  Standing Liberty Quarters 1916-1930, Circulation Issue 113 Standing Kerin 7 3 3 1 1798 0 9/27/2020505
  Washington Quarters 1932-1964, Circulation Issue 108 Kerin's Quarters 21 18 0 2 10862 3721 10/1/20201326
  Washington Quarters 1950-1998, Proof Issue 18 Kerin's Wash Proofs 100 58 0 1 10659 -857 10/3/20191256
  Statehood Quarters, Silver, 1999-2008, Proof Issue 136 Silver States 100 50 0 50 3950 -167 1/13/2021148
  D.C. and U.S. Territories Quarters, 2009, Proof Issue 122 Kerin's Territories 50 6 5 6 403 -284 9/27/2020609
  National Parks Quarters, 2010-Date, Proof Issue (Clad and Silver) 137 Kerin's Parks 46 55 15 5 6183 -3123 9/30/2020650
[Collapse] Half Dollars
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1916-1947, Circulation Issue 364 Kerin Walking Liberty 0 0 0 0 0 577 8/17/2020300
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1941-1947, Circulation Issue 212 Kerin Walking 0 0 0 0 0 577 8/17/2020260
  Kennedy Half Dollars, 1964-Date, Proof Issue 906 Kerin's Kennedy 0 0 0 0 0 -563 4/7/2021733
[Collapse] Dollars
  Trade Dollars, 1873-1878, Circulation Issue 6 Kerin's Trade 50 9 8 0 14955 0 9/27/2020642
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