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I passed on the 2021Peace/Morgan dollars...Saving my $$ for 2024 King of Siam set

Mint will issue it in honor of 220th anniversary of King of Siam set...start saving your $$ now!


  • jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 30,320 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited May 25, 2021 4:31AM

    King of Siam set was issued in 1834/1835, wasn't it?

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yeah, right..... :D;) They would be digging real deep if they commemorate that issue. Cheers, RickO

  • TurtleCatTurtleCat Posts: 4,583 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Maybe for the semisesquincentennial or whatever it is called they can do dual dated coins of all the first issues of each denomination from half cent to eagle in the original metals for each.

  • BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,024 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Given the mark-up on mint issued coins these days, the "new" King of Siam Proof set might sell for almost as much as the real one.

    It would be nice if they brought back the fancy wooden box, but those days are over.

    Retired dealer and avid collector of U.S. type coins, 19th century presidential campaign medalets and selected medals. In recent years I have been working on a set of British coins - at least one coin from each king or queen who issued pieces that are collectible. I am also collecting at least one coin for each Roman emperor from Julius Caesar to ... ?
  • 3stars3stars Posts: 2,270 ✭✭✭✭✭

    We're only five years away from America's 250th...

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  • messydeskmessydesk Posts: 19,462 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @ricko said:
    Yeah, right..... :D;) They would be digging real deep if they commemorate that issue. Cheers, RickO

    And this is unlike many other recent commemoratives, how?

  • 2manycoins2fewfunds2manycoins2fewfunds Posts: 3,032 ✭✭✭

    This thread was to point out that the U.S. Mint is currently bankrupt of ideas and caught in a Sisyphus like existence reduced to re-issue after re-issue of prior designs.............

  • MasonGMasonG Posts: 6,268 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Bankrupt of ideas? Really?

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @messydesk.... JMHO.... I know there are commemoratives for seemingly inconsequential events.... This one seems - to me - to be about as consequential as a glass of water in a tsunami... Cheers, RickO

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