What a wealth of information I found in this article! It made me go check through my coins to see what I could find.
I have a lot of old coins I've saved over the years and sometimes I sort through them and search for their value. One of them is a twenty dollar gold piece that my grandfather gave to me the year I was born, so it has really grown in value!
You've piqued my curiosity, Katie, thank you so much for a very well written and informative article. I'm glad I'll have it to refer to whenever I need it.
I hope you'll share more information like this, it's very helpful.
I'll have to send this article to my son, who's collected coins since he was little...which I wasn't thinking about when I retrieved my stuff from storage last fall. I found a couple of nickels on the floor of the storage unit, and just put them in my pocket. I spent one later without thinking...then found the rest of his coins in a box. It was probably a war nickel.
Name: Cinda Indiana Zone 5a Truth is worth finding
MY father and Grand father both collected coin I have some of their collections but haven't really gotten into it, although I do find it very fascinating. I do have full proof sets from my birth year 1956 - mid 80,s from my grandfather . He was #13th on the list to receive proofs when he died.
Thank you! I enjoy looking through old coins. My brother and I like to go to the bank and get rolls of nickels. He once found a buffalo nickel with a date, which is very rare. We will be adding more articles about coins. My next one will be about old dimes.
I appreciated this well researched article on nickels. It brought back to my recollection the joy I derived from coin collecting 60 years ago when I was a child. That nickel and dime collection is still around here somewhere. (still hunting)
Looking forward to your next article, Katie, and very much looking forward to yours, Jon. I have tons of pennies and my son always reminds me to look for those with wheat. Maybe your article will help me become more aware of them. Thanks too for showing us your special buffalo nickel.
Like Dave, I like this new topic on Cubits!
I too loved this article. My Dad was a big collector, but what he did with it before he died is unknown. I had some coins myself, but unloaded them when I needed some money. I still find the subject interesting!