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Facebook Blocking Coin Auctions: How To Avoid Being Flagged

Facebook is actively blocking legitimate numismatic coin auctions on their social media site. If you use certain key words it can be blocked. I have been using the discussion feature instead but when I use a $ symbol Facebook will automatically convert my discussion to a sell format then flag it with a warning inside […]

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1713 Gold Guinea Update Graded Finest Known

I wanted to post an update on the 1713 Gold Guinea that I wrote about in a previous article. It came back from NGC graded as MS64+ with the Stanislaw Herstal pedigree on the label. According to NGC there’s none graded finer so this is the finest known; it appears PCGS has graded another example […]

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Two PCGS 1.2 Generation Slabs To CAC And Back

We have two not often seen coins walk into the shop. One was a 1881 Three Cent Proof PR67 and the other a 1883 Liberty V Nickel MS65 and both in a PCGS 1.2 generation holder; this holder was used from 1986 to 1989. The 1881 Three Cent proof was a choice coin, looks almost […]

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NGC Bound: Rare Gold & Silver World Coins

We don’t often have rare gold coins from around the world walk in the shop with a pedigree. Recently these coins came in and were sold in the 1970’s through Bowers and Ruddy Galleries, Inc. Bowers is a huge name in numismatics, one of the biggest names to be exact. We were proud to buy […]

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1929 Series $20 National Currency Note Signed 063 – SS Portmar

Here’s a note that recently came into the shop. It’s a 1929 Series, $20, National Currency from The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There’s nothing rare or special about this brown seal except one thing, it is signed 063 – SS Portmar. I have not been around ships enough to know what the 063 […]

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New Show Cases – Portsmouth Coins & Currency Co

We lugged are new cases in reminding us that our backs are not in the best shape. They where empty half the day yesterday so today I put a few coins in to make it look like we were open. We need more coin and slab displays but this is just the beginning of getting […]

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Incorporated and Our Sign For Portsmouth Coins & Currency Co

It is official, I am now co-owner of Portsmouth Coin & Currency Co. We signed the corporation papers and bought our shares. We decided an S Corporation was the best choice for a partnership business. I have been managing Leading Lady Numismatic Coin Shop, in this same location, for 14 months. So it was an […]

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Coin Shop Owner At Last

I just recently started a new chapter in my life, an important chapter. I finally realized a lifelong dream, that amounted to a 40 year journey.  I would like to introduce you to how it all begin and share it as it progresses. To start, the title is true, I did drop out of college […]

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What Are Your Coins Really Worth?

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Over Graded Coins At Ebay

The following images are various ebay coin auction images. These coins are either cleaned, damaged, polished or over-graded and should be examined closely. If you purchased a coin in one of these holders you should seek immediate return if you paid more than a couple dollars over silver melt for the coin. Just because a […]

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