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Bought my first Carson City coin!

RLSnapperRLSnapper Posts: 493 ✭✭✭✭✭

With the Large Cent set almost complete I felt compelled to scratch that buying itch. My funds have to be held in reserve for when the right LC shows up I can pounce! However what coin collector worth his salt doesn't have at least one Carson City coin. When I saw this coin I couldn't resist. A pretty coin that I can touch from Carson City...had to have it! Let me know what you think.....this coin bought plenty of whiskey back in the Wild West...I plan on having a shot or 2 every time I look at it.

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  • TennesseeDaveTennesseeDave Posts: 4,720 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That coin has definitely done its job, probably would have bought a bottle back when it was minted.

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  • AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,476 ✭✭✭✭✭

    wonderful circulated example and yes, could have done it's job at the bordello, too!

    bob :)
    vegas, baby!

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  • Manifest_DestinyManifest_Destiny Posts: 2,961 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Can't go wrong with CC quarters!

  • telephoto1telephoto1 Posts: 4,699 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @RLSnapper said:
    With the Large Cent set almost complete I felt compelled to scratch that buying itch. My funds have to be held in reserve for when the right LC shows up I can pounce! However what coin collector worth his salt doesn't have at least one Carson City coin. When I saw this coin I couldn't resist. A pretty coin that I can touch from Carson City...had to have it! Let me know what you think.....this coin bought plenty of whiskey back in the Wild West...I plan on having a shot or 2 every time I look at it.

    I like the light toning. Fun piece.


    RIP Mom- 1932-2012
  • johnny010johnny010 Posts: 1,036 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Love it
    Still remember my first one (last year)
    1883-CC MS63 CAC. My dad was proud of me for acquiring it.

  • ashelandasheland Posts: 22,554 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Congratulations! It’s always fun to get something new that you’ve never owned…

    Only a little over a year ago. I finally got my first $.20 piece ever and it is exciting.

  • VeepVeep Posts: 1,399 ✭✭✭✭

    Your coin reminds me of my first CC, an 1878 Morgan just as smooth as yours. My Dad took me to his usual dealer when I was about 12 and he sold it to me for $5.

    Tony was the dealer’s name and he always had a big roll of hundreds in his pocket that could choke a horse along with a big chaw of tobacco in his cheek that could do the same.

    "Let me tell ya Bud, you can buy junk anytime!"
  • HillbillyCollectorHillbillyCollector Posts: 484 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If that coin could only talk……
    Congrats on your 1st cc! Nice looking coin. Love the subtle toning!
    Just picked up my first cc last year.

  • 124Spider124Spider Posts: 784 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm thrilled for you!

    When I was a kid, I knew that I would never own a CC coin, but a boy could dream. Many decades later, I got my first, and I still feel the excitement.

  • Zach98Zach98 Posts: 52 ✭✭✭

    Congratulations, Carson City is my favorite mint lol. Coins struck there have always captivated me.I find the history amazing. I actually did a project on the CC mint in middle school. You should be proud to own that.

  • metalmeistermetalmeister Posts: 4,584 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks like that CC Quarter helped build the wild west. Congrats on your purchase. That will not be your only CC. Trust me :)

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