Archive for: Exonumia

Interesting Coins – Love Tokens

Interesting Coins – Love Tokens

On this Valentines Day, 2014, we figure we’d add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one side (or sometimes both sides) has been smoothed down and engraved with initials, names, phrases and/or scenes.... read more »

 

Major Exonumia Collection on Display at ANA’s World’s Fair of Money. VIDEO: 5:40

Major Exonumia Collection on Display at ANA’s World’s Fair of Money. VIDEO: 5:40

Richard Burdick, Collector David Lisot, Interviewer, CoinWeek.com……. Exonumia is defined as anything to do with numismatics other than coins and paper money. Richard Burdick has spent a lifetime putting together one of the most extensive... read more »

 

Coin Profiles: Hobo Nickels

Coin Profiles: Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because of its size, thickness, and relative softness, was a favored coin for... read more »

 

Coin Club Profiles: The Token and Medal Society (TAMS)

Coin Club Profiles: The Token and Medal Society (TAMS)

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Well if you have not heard of this group don’t feel too bad because it does a great deal of work in one of the more obscure areas of rare coin interest but one of the most interesting.... read more »

 
 
 
 
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