booksandcoins

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booksandcoins's Bio
I've been collecting coins for over four decades. My first coin was a half eagle. Most of my coins are not certified/slabbed as I like to assay each and every item, examine them carefully, to inspect and study closely each coin in detail.
As a numismatist I've come to realize the historic and socio-political value of coins, though their monetary value is important from the point of view of the investor, I am more interested in the bigger picture, what I call numismatic poetry, the ethnographic relation to our world and our past, the mysteries trap in a single coin or a collection of them.
My best advise is to spread the numismatic bug by participating in your local coin club, joining and supporting the ANA and/or CNA, but most importantly utilize the wealth of information, materials, books, sources, contacts, seminars, and conventions available to members.



    

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[Collapse] Canada
  Gold Sovereign, 1908-1919, Circulation Issue 13 Books 'n Coins 1908-1919C SOVEREIGN CANADA GOLD 10 1 0 1 1265 -6 6/17/2016332
[Collapse] Great Britain - Sovereigns and Bullion
  Sovereign, Victoria, 1838-1901, Circulation Issue 31 Books 'n Coins 1838-1901 Circulation Issue Gold Sovereigns (Victoria) 1 1 0 1 735 -173 6/21/2016565
[Collapse] Cents
  Flying Eagle Cents, 1856-1858, Circulation and Proof Issues 21 Books 'n Coins Flying Eagle Cents 1856-1858, Including Proofs 12 1 0 0 2240 71 1/16/2014617
[Collapse] Three Cents
  Silver Three Cents 1851-1872, Circulated Issue 19 Books 'n Coins Silver Three Cents 1851-1872 4 1 0 1 2250 497 9/22/2017643
  Copper-Nickel, 1865-1889, Circulated Issue 50 Books 'n Coins Copper-Nickel, 1865-1889 0 0 0 0 0 381 11/12/2008447
[Collapse] Nickels
  Liberty Head Nickels 1883-1912, Proof Issue 71 Books 'n Coins Liberty Head Nickels 1883-1912, Proofs 0 0 0 0 0 262 5/24/2017243
  Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938, Complete Circulation Issue 250 Books 'n Coins Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938 1 1 0 0 288 68 3/16/2015278
  Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938, One-Per-Year, Circulation Issue 64 Books 'n Coins Buffalo Nickels 1913-1938, One-Per-Year 4 1 0 0 288 68 3/16/2015236
  Buffalo Nickels 1934-1938, Circulation Issue 100 Books 'n Coins Buffalo Nickels 1934-1938 7 1 0 0 288 68 3/16/2015235
  Jefferson Nickels 1938-1942, Proof Issue 41 Books 'n Coins Jefferson Nickels 1938-1942, Proofs 0 0 0 0 0 72 2/23/2017473
[Collapse] Dimes
  Barber Dimes, 1892-1916, Circulation Issue 87 Books 'n Coins Barber Dimes 1892-1916 0 0 0 0 0 620 2/4/2009376
[Collapse] Quarter Dollars
  Washington Quarters 1932-1998, Circulation Issue 176 Books 'n Coins Washington Quarters 1932-1998 1 2 0 2 388 -35 2/20/2019299
  Washington Quarters 1932-1964, Circulation Issue 280 Books 'n Coins Washingtons No PF 2 2 0 2 388 -35 2/20/2019264
  Washington Quarters 1932-1964, Circulation Issue 361 Books 'n Coins Washington Quarters 1932-1964 #2 0 0 0 0 0 45 2/12/2015245
  Washington Quarters 1936-1998, Proof Issue 115 Books 'n Coins Washington All PF's 4 3 0 3 651 40 2/21/2019368
  Washington Quarters 1950-1964, Proof Issue 172 Books 'n Coins Washington Quarters 1950-1964, Proofs 13 2 0 2 303 111 2/12/2015197
  Washington Quarters 1950-1998, Proof Issue 91 Books 'n Coins Washington PF 1950-98 3 2 0 2 303 111 2/12/2015241
  Statehood Quarters 1999-2008, Circulation Issue 313 Books 'n Coins Statehood Quarters 1999-Date 0 0 0 0 0 -4 5/10/2016188
[Collapse] Half Dollars
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1941-1947, Circulation Issue 176 Books 'n Coins Walking Liberty Half Dollars 1941-1947 0 0 0 0 0 -151 9/13/2010227
  Franklin Half Dollars, 1948-1963, Circulation Issue 422 Books 'n Coins Franklin Half Dollars 1948-1963 8 3 0 3 523 -35 3/17/2017289
  Franklin Half Dollars, 1950-1963, Proof Issue 603 Books 'n Coins Franklin Half Dollars 1950-1963, Proofs 0 0 0 0 0 -15 3/17/2017234
[Collapse] Dollars
  Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, Circulation Issue 1390 Books 'n Coins Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921 2 3 0 3 1065 -25 9/5/2017279
  Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, PL and DPL Only 116 Books 'n Coins Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921, PL and DPL 0 1 0 1 563 336 11/13/2013320
  Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 422 Books 'n Coins Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 10 3 0 3 1065 -25 9/5/2017239
  Morgan Dollars, 1878-1921, One-Per-Date 541 Books 'n Coins Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921, One-Per-Date - SET#2 0 0 0 0 0 7 10/31/2014207
  Peace Dollars, 1921-1935, Circulation Issue 587 Books 'n Coins Peace Silver Dollars 1921-1935 4 1 0 1 272 -100 5/18/2016233
  Peace Dollars, 1921-1935, Circulation Issue 627 Books 'n Coins Peace Silver Dollars 1921-1935 #2 0 0 0 0 0 -94 5/18/2016291
  Eisenhower Dollars, 1971-1978, Complete Proof 235 Books 'n Coins Eisenhower Dollars 1971-1978, Proofs 0 0 0 0 0 -60 4/27/2016197
  Sacagawea Dollars, 2000-Date, Proof 476 Books 'n Coins Sacagawea Dollars 2000 to Date, Proofs 0 0 0 0 0 -30 4/10/2018238
[Collapse] Gold - Quarter Eagles
  Liberty Head Quarter Eagles 1840-1907, Circulation Issue 108 Books 'n Coins Coronet Quarter Eagles 1840-1907 0 0 0 0 0 -77 8/21/2017316
[Collapse] Gold - Half Eagles
  Liberty Head Half Eagles, With Motto, 1866-1908 31 Books 'n Coins Coronet Half Eagles, With Motto, 1866-1908 2 3 0 3 3999 610 3/7/2017620
  Liberty Head Half Eagles 1900-1908 16 Books 'n Coins Coronet Half Eagles 1900-1908 5 1 0 1 1252 677 6/29/2016523
[Collapse] Gold - Double Eagles
  Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles, 1907-1928, One-Per-Date 71 Books 'n Coins Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles 1907-1928, One-Per-Date 5 1 0 1 2455 -21 6/21/2016252
[Collapse] Commemoratives
  Modern Commemorative Silver Dollars, 1983-Date, Mint State and Proof 309 Books 'n Coins Modern Commemorative Silver Dollars 1983-Date 2 4 0 4 1679 133 2/12/2015327
  Modern Gold Commemoratives, 1984-Date, Complete 110 Books 'n Coins Modern Commemoratives Gold & Platinum 6 6 0 6 8889 -1550 10/11/2017228
  Modern Commemoratives, 1982-Date, Mint State & Specimen 189 Books 'n Coins Modern Commemoratives 1982-Date, Mint State Only 1 3 0 3 1037 53 2/12/2015275
  Modern Commemoratives, 1982-Date, Proofs 105 Books 'n Coins Modern Commemoratives PF only 4 7 0 7 9531 -1550 10/11/2017332
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