There are coins in this set that are difficult to describe, and this 1863 store card is one of them. That said, I will convey the little I known about Christoph Karl in my owner comments. Then taking into account the historical context of this token, I will give a plausible explanation of the allegories [...]
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Nero actually had a couple of things he liked to do and occupations besides tyranny things. He was a theater actor, musician, political leader, emperor and a poet amongst other things. A little more about him. Nero was born in 37 A.D., the nephew of the emperor. After his father’s death, his mother married his [...]
Such to the title, where does one start? As I sit here this evening, watching college football, I ponder my existence. It has been more than two years since I last took in a college game. Disoriented and disillusioned, I view Florida State and Clemson. What was it that made me tune in this evening? [...]
A day at my third ANA show yields four treasures (five, if you include the complimentary PCGS luncheon Lincoln Cent) and the opportunity to meet and spend the day with fellow coin enthusiast Yankeejose (Dave), a blogger at NGC’s Collectors Society.
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 [...]
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.