E4norbi

Total Coin Registry Points: 88,725 Rank: 1476
 


E4norbi's Bio
I am just a relocated 50 year old New England boy, born and raised in Western Massachusetts. My collecting started in the mid to late 1960's. Like most kids, I started with folders and by the time I graduated high school I had a few albums as well.

College, women, and employment soon pushed my collecting to the bottom of life's priority list. Six kids later, it took my two youngest sons to bring my youthful exuberance of coin collecting back to life. Mostly, it was my youngest son and his fascination with the State Quarter program that re-light the fires.

After 20 years in corporate America, where I had the resources but not the time to indulge in my coin collecting, and another 9 years of teaching high school, I now have the time but only limited resources to enjoy the pleasures of the hobby. The majority of my collection is "raw" being in folders, albums, and individual holders. Slabbed coins represent a new frontier for me. It is a new beginning and a journey and adventure I am looking forward to taking.

2010 Update:

It's been about a year since my youngest son's fancy of the State Quarters got me back on the collecting path. His album of States Quarters has grown considerably and now he has a fancy for the Sacagawea Dollars. My sets have done well, too. My graded coins number a bit more than 50 now and my collecting has taken more focus. I'm actually looking forward to completing a couple of sets in the upcoming year.

2011 Update:

Closing in on two years now of collecting graded coins. My coin count is closing in on 200 and my points are looking toward the 30,000 mark. In the last year, I’ve made some real inroads to my initial sets particularly my Eisenhower dollar coins. I’ve even added some new sets to broaden the scope of my collecting. Most notable of the new sets is my $5.00 Roosevelt Dimes for Kids sets. I’m really hoping that by building an affordable set of graded dimes and giving some of them away to young collectors I can add a few young faces to our ranks. My youngest son still collects coins with me but as with any 15 year old his interest waxes and wanes as his mood sees fit.

2012 Update:

My membership hit the three year mark and to celebrate I upgraded my renewal from associate to Premium. The die is cast so I will try my hand at submitting coins to be graded. I shall see just how much I’ve learned in three years. I did manage to nickel and dime my budget minded collection up through the 60,000 point level and over the 300 coin mark. My $5.00 Dime Set for Kids did exceptionally well and I managed to open more the a few young collectors’ eyes to numismatics. The set actually morphed into a couple of FB sets and I will be changing the name of the set to honor Todd Peters who served as a great mentor and huge inspiration to me over the last few years. Thank you Todd, you will be missed. Sadly, time proved to be at an all time premium as life threw my family and me several unforeseen curveballs one after the other during the year. Subsequently, my journal entries dwindled down to a scant few. I am looking forward to ramping them back up in 2013. Fortunately, I was able seek refuge in my coins and while a bit worse for wear, I feel like I am entering the New Year with a greater breadth and a much more solid foundation in my knowledge base.

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[Collapse] Cents
  Lincoln Cents, 1909-Date, Circulation Issue, Including Varieties 97 A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned - A Master Set 17 49 5 48 9855 -98 5/21/2018791
  Lincoln Cents, Life of Lincoln, 2009, MS & SMS 34 A Satelite Set of the Master Set - A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned 50 8 3 8 1375 246 4/24/2017528
  Lincoln Cents, 1959-Date, Proofs 45 Making Cents of My Life - A Master Set 43 31 9 31 7927 183 11/11/20171075
  Lincoln Cents, Life of Lincoln, 2009, Proofs 12 A Satelite Set of the Master Set - Making Cents of My Life 100 4 1 4 1008 -140 4/24/2017474
[Collapse] Nickels
  Jefferson Nickels, Westward Journey, 2004-2005, Proof Issue 1 Go West Young Man! - A satellite set. 100 4 4 4 842 124 3/2/2017257
  Jefferson Nickels 1938-Date, Proof Issue 82 A New Beginning: Jefferson Proof Nickels 21 18 5 18 3413 24 3/3/2017477
[Collapse] Dimes
  Mercury Dimes, 1916-1945, Circulation Issue 280 A New Beginning - Winged Libery 2 2 0 2 443 68 6/8/2017117
  Roosevelt Dimes 1946-1964, Circulation Issue 204 A New Begining - More Full Bands 6 3 0 3 652 237 12/26/2013170
  Roosevelt Dimes 1946-Date, Circulation Issue 57 The Todd Peters Memorial Set - A Master Set 15 27 0 26 7639 -239 6/25/2018534
  Roosevelt Dimes 1965-Date, Circulation Issue 31 A New Beginning - Full Bands 4 6 0 6 5128 -239 6/25/2018708
  Roosevelt Dimes 1950-Date, Proof Issue 63 Brother Can You Spare A Dime - A Master Set 35 37 8 37 6823 -829 4/5/2018771
[Collapse] Quarter Dollars
  Washington Quarters 1936-1998, Proof Issue 160 A New Beginning - Proof Washington Quarters - A Master Set 3 2 0 2 178 -83 2/21/2019317
  Statehood Quarters, Clad and Silver, 1999-2008, Proof Issue 125 A Union of States 55 55 10 55 12154 -5116 7/26/2019633
  D.C. and U.S. Territories Quarters, 2009, Proof Issue 1 Exploring New Territories 100 12 12 12 1961 -1261 7/26/2019657
  National Parks Quarters, 2010-Date, Circulation Issue 164 Park It Here - A New Beginning 0 1 0 1 37 17 3/6/2018121
  National Parks Quarters, 2010-Date, Proof Issue (Clad and Silver) 311 A New Beginning - Proof of the Parks 1 2 0 2 262 -140 4/27/201774
[Collapse] Half Dollars
  Franklin Half Dollars, 1948-1963, Circulation Issue 550 Ben There - A New Beginning 0 0 0 0 0 39 3/17/201793
  Kennedy Half Dollars, 1964-Date, Circulation Issue 183 A New Begining - On A Whim 1 2 0 2 148 326 7/20/2018210
  Kennedy Half Dollars, 1964-Date, Proof Issue 207 A New Beginning: Kennedy Proof Halves 17 16 5 16 4376 -1410 2/28/2019682
[Collapse] Dollars
  Eisenhower Dollars, 1971-1978, Mint State 133 A New Begining - Eisenhower Dollars 34 8 1 8 2131 447 3/4/2015575
  Eisenhower Dollars, 1971-1978, Complete Proof 108 A New Begining - Eisenhower Dollar Proofs 27 3 3 3 646 -30 10/3/20171075
  Susan B. Anthony Dollars 1979-1999, Mint State 88 A New Beginning SBA - MS 8 1 1 1 774 126 12/11/201782
  Susan B. Anthony Dollars 1979-1999, Proof 118 A New Beginning SBA - Proof 16 1 0 1 308 -243 6/9/2017132
  Sacagawea Dollars, 2000-Date, MS and SMS/SP 135 A New Beginning - Sacagawea MS 5 3 0 3 456 434 7/21/2016252
  Sacagawea Dollars, 2000-Date, Proof 206 A New Beginning - Sacagawea PF 28 6 0 6 1359 -150 4/10/2018232
  Presidential Dollars, 2007-2016, Mint State 180 A New Beginning - The Prezzies 3 3 0 3 180 -9 12/29/2016265
  Presidential Dollars, 2007-2016, Proof 204 A New Beginning - Presidential Proofs 40 18 0 18 2932 143 12/14/2015208
[Collapse] Type Sets
  Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 146 A New Beginning - Type Set 17 13 4 12 4547 126 7/23/2018629
  21st Century Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 26 A New Beginning - A new Century 94 18 8 17 5178 330 12/26/2018470
[Collapse] Proof Sets 1936-1964
  1959 Proof Set 59 Dennis And Colleen Birth Year 20 1 0 1 288 -16 4/13/2017169
[Collapse] Special Mint Sets 1965-1967
  1965 Special Mint Set 74 A New Beginning - 1965 SMS 20 1 0 1 102 -202 4/3/2018208
  1966 Special Mint Set 67 A New Beginning - 1966 SMS 20 1 0 1 201 -707 4/3/2018260
  1967 Special Mint Set 67 A New Beginning - 1967 SMS 60 3 0 3 388 -8 4/3/2018276
[Collapse] Proof Sets 1968-1998
  1977 Proof Set 28 Dennis and Colleen High School Graduation 0 0 0 0 0 -4 4/4/2018388
  1981 Proof Set 50 Graduation - Stevens Institute of Technology 8 1 0 1 163 -371 4/4/2018406
  1983 Proof Set 31 James Michael 40 2 0 2 217 25 4/19/2017273
  1985 Proof Set 31 Alysia Patricia 0 0 0 0 0 22 4/20/2017344
  1986 Proof Set 28 Steven Jacob 0 0 0 0 0 13 4/20/2017449
  1987 Proof Set 22 Graduation - LSU - Shreveport 20 1 1 1 102 21 4/20/2017411
  1988 Proof Set 28 Stephanie Charlene 0 0 0 0 0 -5 4/4/2018294
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