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Greg Shishmanian

Numismatics has been one of Greg’s passions since he was a young boy. He has studied the Liberty Seated Dollar series for over 30 years and his opinions are valued by many numismatists. Greg is a long-time member of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club (LSCC) and has published numismatic articles in the Gobrecht Journal, CoinWeek, Coin World, Numismatic News, and The Coin Dealer Newsletter. He strives to be a trusted source of information and provide honest advice and opinions.
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A variety of environmental factors contribute to the toning of coins. Image: Adobe Stock / Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

The Importance of Natural Toning on Early U.S. Coins

By Greg Shishmanian .....   Retired chemist and prolific numismatic author Weimar White is a purist representing one end of the spectrum regarding toning. His numismatic...
What Were the Odds? A Rare 1862 Seated Liberty Dollar in Mint State

What Were the Odds? A Rare 1862 Seated Liberty Dollar in Mint State

By Greg Shishmanian .....   Last year a friend who’s been a coin dealer since the late 1970s shared a story about a shop he visited...
Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

By Greg Shishmanian .....   A longtime friend and I were enjoying one of our many conversations on our favorite series when suddenly he suggested that...

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