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How many numismatic items did you purchase in 2023?

goldengolden Posts: 8,962 ✭✭✭✭✭

This year I purchased 12 numismatic items. Ten coins, one piece of paper money and one book. That is about half of what I purchased in 2022. Since my want list keeps getting smaller, I will probably purchase even less in 2024.


  • ctf_error_coinsctf_error_coins Posts: 15,409 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Probably around 5000 mint error coins. :o

  • SaorAlbaSaorAlba Posts: 7,459 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not enough!

    In memory of my kitty Seryozha 14.2.1996 ~ 13.9.2016 and Shadow 3.4.2015 - 16.4.21
  • WalkerfanWalkerfan Posts: 8,843 ✭✭✭✭✭


    Quality over quantity. 😉

    “I may not believe in myself but I believe in what I’m doing” ~Jimmy Page~

    My Full Walker Registry Set:


  • mirabelamirabela Posts: 4,944 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 30, 2023 9:06PM

    Six, plus a thing I paid for in December didn't show up until January, plus I kept one coin out of a collection I helped a friend sell. So, eight new things -- by a wide margin my biggest year since 2014. 2024 will likely be slower.

  • PillarDollarCollectorPillarDollarCollector Posts: 4,602 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Normally I pick up 6-8 coins per year but this year I purchased mainly raw coins I need to get graded so it was easier finding coins (cheaper as well in most cases). I got about 17 raw coins in 2023 and about my normal 6-8 for coins already certified. Same goal for 2024 buy raw coins and have them graded and try to pick up a few already in holders (PCGS or NGC).

    Collecting interests: Mexico & Peru early milled 1 reales + 1796-1891 US dimes

    Sports: NHL & NFL

    Thank you Lord for another beautiful day!!!

  • privatecoinprivatecoin Posts: 3,141 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Too many but not enough.

    Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value. Zero. Voltaire. Ebay coinbowlllc

  • renomedphysrenomedphys Posts: 3,472 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Spreadsheet says 33. 13 are sold already, mostly instantly, but a few took a while. 7 more of those are still for sale, and the remaining 13 are currently in my private collection and not for sale. Good year!

  • gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,366 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Way too many.

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  • seatedlib3991seatedlib3991 Posts: 407 ✭✭✭✭

    This year I added an 1838 Reeded Edge Half to complete a 6 piece 19th century Bust Half set. My other additions were all Seated Quarters from, 1842, 1844, 1845, 1860, 1860_O, 1862_S, 1891-S.

  • 1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 756 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Log book says 39.

    Have a good day, Gary
  • TonedeafTonedeaf Posts: 214 ✭✭✭✭✭

    18 coins and 5 books.

    Shiny things distract me.

  • Klif50Klif50 Posts: 658 ✭✭✭✭

    A few, 3 circulated commemorative halves, 2 Peace Dollars, 3 Morgans, a few offerings from the mint and quite a few new additions to my elongated cents collection. I also picked up some world wide play money manufactured by Topps Gum Company (the baseball card company). It is very interesting and a bit scarce but not overly expensive since most people don't recognize it for what it is.

    I'm retiring after the first of the year and then my buying will slow down considerably.

    Happy New Year!!

  • WCCWCC Posts: 2,340 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Two bulk lots where I mostly wanted one coin from each. Otherwise, nine coins.

  • Farmer1961Farmer1961 Posts: 166 ✭✭✭

    Well I love many of Dan Carrs coins so I purchased a .999 gold confederate $20 gold piece. Also just ordered an 1886-0 trade dollar and 1793 flowing hair dollar from him. Also purchased a 1793 Cain cent in an Ana's fair-2 holder, several $5 indian gold pieces and $10 indian gold pieces as these are my favorite American coin designs.

  • Farmer1961Farmer1961 Posts: 166 ✭✭✭

    Chain cent

  • 124Spider124Spider Posts: 798 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 31, 2023 5:21PM

    A few dozen; fewer than in 2022, more than I expect to buy in 2024. I'm tapering down from upgrading, in favor of a very few special coins.

  • pcgscacgoldpcgscacgold Posts: 2,600 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A lot more than I thought I would. Started collecting CBHs and that rabbit hole sucked me in. Picked up 27 of them in the last 3 months.

  • M4MadnessM4Madness Posts: 135 ✭✭✭

    All 13 Carson City Morgan dates in PCGS holders and 20 raw Morgans of various dates with no duplicates.

    So not much. Lol!

  • OnlyGoldIsMoneyOnlyGoldIsMoney Posts: 3,250 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I filled 7 empty slots in my $2.50 set with 1 New Orleans, 1 Dahlonega, 2 Charlotte and 3 Philadelphia issues. In addition i upgraded 6 coins in that set. From now on filling empty slots gets much more difficult.

  • JJMJJM Posts: 7,964 ✭✭✭✭✭


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  • WAYNEASWAYNEAS Posts: 6,268 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Well over 100 coins.
    To many accessories to count between albums, slab pages, coin holders and ref. books etc.

    Kennedys are my quest...

  • Dave99BDave99B Posts: 8,316 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Seven for me. A few MS SLQs, a Proof Barber quarter, a couple Lincoln cents, and a $2.50 G4 Gold Liberty.


    Always looking for original, better date VF20-VF35 Barber quarters and halves, and a quality beer.
  • Tom147Tom147 Posts: 1,406 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A couple hundred. Registry, started and finished a new series. Working on upgrades to several others. Just 2 or 3 top pops. A few upgrades for the Danscos.

  • alaura22alaura22 Posts: 2,468 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Was I supposed to keep track?

  • Herb_THerb_T Posts: 1,600 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Too many

  • jackpine20jackpine20 Posts: 136 ✭✭✭✭

    (6) Three counter-stamped early coppers, raw; and three anacs-soapbox Indian Cent examples. That's more than last year. lol

    Matt Snebold

  • ElcontadorElcontador Posts: 7,406 ✭✭✭✭✭

    One. First coin I bought in 7 years. An 1883 With Cent Nickel in PC 6. Nicest I've seen in awhile. May sticker if I send it in. Not in a great hurry to do so.

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  • SapyxSapyx Posts: 1,966 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Coins acquired in 2023: 156.

    This total is broken down as follows:

    Coins given to me for free by friends/family: 14
    Coins acquired for face value from local circulation (all from a holiday to Canada and the US): 52
    Coins purchased: 90

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    Apparently I have been awarded one DPOTD. B)
  • ShamikaShamika Posts: 18,758 ✭✭✭✭

    Zero coins. But I acquired a major coin board collection that put my already large collection over the top. :smiley:

    Buyer and seller of vintage coin boards!
  • DropdaflagDropdaflag Posts: 755 ✭✭✭✭
    edited January 4, 2024 6:24AM

    PCGS / NGC coins: 57
    RAW: 0
    Books: 2
    Storage Boxes: 8 (1 Wooden Display Case, 1 Wooden slab box, 6 Intercept shield)

  • BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 7,822 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If the alleged economic downturn appears this year may seek out a nice Peace dollar. Always have an eye out for a eye pleasing 55/55 cent.

    Successful transactions:Tookybandit. "Everyone is equal, some are more equal than others".
  • AllentramAllentram Posts: 80 ✭✭✭

    About 60 coins for me. 2023 was the first time in 14 years where my finances improved to the point where I had the budget for coins again, so I had some catching up to do. My personal highlight was the completion of my 1942 proof set, all in PCGS holders. I also purchased a Mercury Dime album.

  • bronzematbronzemat Posts: 2,597 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A whopping 6, would be 7, but the post office kept it, pricks.

  • humanssuckhumanssuck Posts: 302 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1 Coin. It's getting almost impossible to find any of the few missing coins for my sets anymore.
    I've resorted to accumulating US and foreign currency because I'm bored.

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,329 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 4, 2024 1:16PM

    I never heard anyone ever say I have to many coins 🪙. I got 4 last year 1 being a 1828 12 star, fwiw

  • erscoloerscolo Posts: 427 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Too many.

  • TennesseeDaveTennesseeDave Posts: 4,726 ✭✭✭✭✭

    One chopmarked Trade $.

    Trade $'s

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