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Why did (s)he have so many??

When you are done, and your collection goes the way of all things (gets divided up), what will be the most numerous in your collection?

Q: Why did I have so many ________?
A: 1964 Kennedy half dollars. Because they are plentiful, a good source of 90%, and because I like them.

Now you ....

Insert witicism here. [ xxx ]

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    LeeBoneLeeBone Posts: 4,316 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm thinking "Coins" in general

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    ldhairldhair Posts: 7,123 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wheat cents.

    Larry

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    DBSTrader2DBSTrader2 Posts: 3,460 ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 1, 2017 7:18AM

    Edited 10/1/17 to change to: "open holes remaining in my Whitman folders?!" ;)

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    BaleyBaley Posts: 22,658 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1805-1828 quarters in little flips with cryptic markings like B-3, DS-IV, R-5

    Liberty: Parent of Science & Industry

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    3keepSECRETif2rDEAD3keepSECRETif2rDEAD Posts: 4,285 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 30, 2017 4:23PM

    Q: "Why did he have so many bloody CAC submissions??? All we have here is a pile of common junk silver trapped in plastic and a mound of yellow carbon-copy CAC invoices stacked higher than Snoop Dogg??? This guy was a wackjob...but damn...he sure did leave us some really nice firearms!...OK, so we draw straws for who rids the pile of ms64 CAC's on their eBay account!"

    A: ...they were right...I was a wackjob ;)

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    Sandman70gtSandman70gt Posts: 979 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64 dimes that say sample

    Bst transactions with: dimeman, oih82w8, mercurydimeguy, dunerlaw, Lakesammman, 2ltdjorn, MattTheRiley, dpvilla, drddm, CommemKing, Relaxn, Yorkshireman, Cucamongacoin, jtlee321, greencopper, coin22lover, coinfolio, lindedad, spummybum, Leeroybrown, flackthat, BryceM, Surfinxhi, VanHalen, astrorat, robkool, Wingsrule, PennyGuy, al410, Ilikecolor, Southcounty, Namvet69, Commemdude, oreville, Leebone

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    KccoinKccoin Posts: 1,086 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1946-s Roosies. I can always use another

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    jedmjedm Posts: 2,940 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sacajewea dollars

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    panexpoguypanexpoguy Posts: 1,239 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1939 D full bands Mercs. I just love the way that year's dimes tone.

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    ldhairldhair Posts: 7,123 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 30, 2017 4:34PM

    .

    Larry

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    PRECIOUSMENTALPRECIOUSMENTAL Posts: 961 ✭✭✭✭

    1921 Morgan Dollars.
    Purchased a bunch of AU-BU years ago, slightly above melt.

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    CoinstartledCoinstartled Posts: 10,135 ✭✭✭✭✭

    "Bi-Metal Library of Congress commems.

    Had he only bought KIQ stock with the money....we would have been set...."

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    TeamDennisTeamDennis Posts: 108 ✭✭✭

    Jefferson nickels. Way too many Jefferson nickels.So many nickels, I hide my purchases from my wife for fear of being committed. Tubes and tubes. Slabs and slabs.Albums and more albums.
    MUST buy them all,,,,,,,,,

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    CryptoCrypto Posts: 3,397 ✭✭✭✭✭

    34d peace dollars maybe 3 rolls at this point :s

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    uscoinguyuscoinguy Posts: 150 ✭✭✭

    Slabbed Washington quarters. I have a complete set of certified BS and proofs from 1932 to 1998. I would have to really think hard to remember where they all are. :)

    Always trying to learn more
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    NumivenNumiven Posts: 377 ✭✭✭

    MS64-65 Morgan Dollars. For a non numismatic eye, everything looks the same.

    Numismatics & Photography
    rv@ravenumismatics.com
    Instagram.com/coin2photo

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    BillDugan1959BillDugan1959 Posts: 3,821 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 30, 2017 6:22PM

    @PRECIOUSMENTAL said:
    1921 Morgan Dollars.
    Purchased a bunch of AU-BU years ago, slightly above melt.

    My Dad's estate had 200+ 1921 Morgan Dollars P-D-S.

    This coin is like the veritable hallmark of collections formed 1960 through 1975 in my Midwestern home town. I can remember when any monthly coin club auction would have four or five of these and they would sell for $5 to $7 a pop.

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    BroadstruckBroadstruck Posts: 30,497 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Duplicates.

    To Err Is Human.... To Collect Err's Is Just Too Much Darn Tootin Fun!
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    Batman23Batman23 Posts: 4,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lincoln copper cents (1930-1982). I just can't seem to spend them after I sort through them... :(

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    CoinlearnerCoinlearner Posts: 2,464 ✭✭✭✭

    Mostly have 1 or 2 of coins/medals I like but have a lot of .999 silver.. :o

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    Batman23Batman23 Posts: 4,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    In your situation I am thinking the question would go more like ...Why didn't he have much more of... as they run to the nearest "We buy gold & silver" sign...

    @Coinlearner said:
    Mostly have 1 or 2 of coins/medals I like but have a lot of .999 silver.. :o

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    cmerlo1cmerlo1 Posts: 7,891 ✭✭✭✭✭

    ANACS sample slabs.

    You Suck! Awarded 6/2008- 1901-O Micro O Morgan, 8/2008- 1878 VAM-123 Morgan, 9/2022 1888-O VAM-1B3 H8 Morgan | Senior Regional Representative- ANACS Coin Grading. Posted opinions on coins are my own, and are not an official ANACS opinion.
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    PRECIOUSMENTALPRECIOUSMENTAL Posts: 961 ✭✭✭✭

    @BillDugan1959 said:

    @PRECIOUSMENTAL said:
    1921 Morgan Dollars.
    Purchased a bunch of AU-BU years ago, slightly above melt.

    My Dad's estate had 200+ 1921 Morgan Dollars P-D-S.

    This coin is like the veritable hallmark of collections formed 1960 through 1975 in my Midwestern home town. I can remember when any monthly coin club auction would have four or five of these and they would sell for $5 to $7 a pop.

    They sure save me from a lot of Christmas shopping, Great Stocking Stuffers!
    Every year, the Grandkids know they have to bring them back and I add something else to the wood cigar box they keep them in.
    Seems like a lot of Families don't have much of a Family Tradition anymore...Sadly.

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    BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,413 ✭✭✭✭✭

    My Buffalo Nickel herd would cover Montana (a little exaggeration maybe).

    Pete

    "I tell them there's no problems.....only solutions" - John Lennon
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    ChangeInHistoryChangeInHistory Posts: 3,008 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Toned silver Washingtons and Roosevelts.

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    BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,484 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I don't have many duplicates. The most numerous examples are three Delaware commemative half Dollars. I suppose one might ask why I have almost all of the modern commemative coins. Most of them have been collector flops that have often sold for less then their issue price.

    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 ... ?
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    OverdateOverdate Posts: 6,938 ✭✭✭✭✭

    1873-S dollars.

    My Adolph A. Weinman signature :)

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    dogwooddogwood Posts: 1,935 ✭✭✭✭

    ....ugly half dollars with the guy-woman head in a cap (Barbers) when he could have saved more of these pretty ones with the Liberty girl in the sweet flowing dress...

    We're all born MS70. I'm about a Fine 15 right now.
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    amwldcoinamwldcoin Posts: 11,269 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2, 2017 2:58PM

    Dogwood beat me to the punch but Barber Half's of course! :#

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Proof and mint sets......and wheaties......Cheers, RickO

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