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Its ok to vote for me!

June 22, 2022 @ 2:22 PM

So we did not quite make the cutoff on the top 100 Numismatic (I think we came in at around 109)

but you can still vote for Jon Lerner   by writting in   "Jon Lerner / Scarsdale Coin"

Just use this link     and thanks... maybe we can still squeak onto the list!


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Seems like yesterday we displayed the 1870-S Half Dime

June 20, 2022 @ 10:25 AM

The reason I bring this up today, is that this coin will be the cornerstone item for sale in auction at the ANA show this summer in Aug....

Back in 2007 I arranged to display the unique 1870-S Half Dime locally at my Coinfest show,   Here is an article that Grey Reynolds wrote that appeared in CoinWorld back then...  

Only one 1870 San Francisco Mint half dime is known to exist. It was on display on October 27 & 28 at the first CoinFest, at the East Greenwich (CT) Civic Center. Please see my separate article about the CoinFest event. Most collectors have either never heard of the 1870-S half dime or do not know much about it.

The most famous coins are not the rarest.

Almost all ......

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