Sunsetting My Irish Shilling Set
For those of you that have seen my posts in the past you probably know I collected and assembled an Irish Shilling set. It was a challenging set I spent a lot of time assembling and for many pieces having the funds was the easy part and finding the right coin was the difficult part. Today I broke up the set and sent the coins off for consignment.
I just wanted to share with the folks here a last showcase of the set before it's in new collector's hands.
There's been multiple reasons for my moving on but mostly it's because the hunt ended. I rarely found new pieces for the set and on the registry, there wasn't much in the way of activity by other users which I enjoy seeing. Beyond that I think it's best to move away from date sets where half the value is in a single coin. Another critique is just that I don't like hoarding and regularly purge things I own. I don't know how I ended up a collector and a minimalist but here we are haha.
A video on my thoughts on the coins:
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The best collecting goals lie right on the border between the possible and the impossible. - Andy Lustig, "MrEureka"