When I get on the site (everyday) I do many things. From advertising CU to researching for posts on CU. But I also try to get myself involved into what goes on in groups created by people and members on Facebook. One of those groups I recently started participating a little more is the OHNS [...]
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Being that it’s February, and Black History month, I wanted to write a short essay regarding a group of soldiers and airmen who I have a great deal of respect for. World War II history has always been a fascination of mine and, more specifically, air craft and the role that the US Army air corps played [...]
It is not often that I talk about my Christian faith on a coin forum, but in this instance, the two are intricately entwined and inseparable. So follow along with me as I chronicle an improbable journey culminating with three new coins for my collection.
Back many years ago, in my younger days, I used to work a full time job over the summer at an electronics factory. The job was really boring but it helped to foot the bill for my college tuition in the fall. On Saturdays I’d pull a 9am-9pm stint at W.T. Grants (anyone remember them?) [...]
Good evening fellow collectors. Parts of this article were first posted on the Collectors Unleashed coin forum back on December 23 after a discussion between myself and a few other collectors there. Rigo asked me if I could post the piece here in the blog section, so here it is in it’s entirety. First, a [...]
Carrera’s currency, as it is called, was minted from 1859 to 1869 and, with the exception of the currency of a quarter actually engraved with the bust of Carrera. In this period were minted silver coins and gold: the silver, in the denominations of a four-quarter real real real eight and he changed the name [...]
“The Full Library of Gary’s Coin of the Month Journals” represents much of what I enjoy about numismatics and coin collecting. Together with collecting coins, I also enjoy history, writing, and photography. All of these aspects combine into what has become “Gary’s Coin of the Month”.