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Riding the Rails with Hobo Nickels

By Littleton Coin Company ........... Recently, I’ve seen a few replica rounds out there that copy some designs from the old “hobo nickels”. Turns out,...

Four Takeaways from Receiving the ANA Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award

By Littleton Coin Company ........... Littleton Coin Company president shares what he's learned from winning the prestigious award Recently the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honored me...
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Bring the Olympic Games Home with One–Year–Only Coins

1952 Finnish Olympic Coin and a Bronze Medal from the same Games in Helsinki By Littleton Coin Company ........... Let the games begin... the 2016 Summer...

Tips for Beginners: Coin Collecting by the Roll

By Littleton Coin Company ........... Collecting coins by the roll has always offered a “hoarding appeal” - if owning a single desirable coin is fun,...

5 Ways You Can Avoid Falling for Counterfeit Coins

By Littleton Coin Company ........... There’s been a lot of buzz lately in the numismatic world about counterfeit coins – especially those coming from China....

How Modern Coins Are Made

By Littleton Coin Company ........... You hold them in your hand, jingle them in your pocket, and flip them to make decisions – but have...

Coin Collecting for Beginners – Why Short Sets Are No Small Potatoes

By Littleton Coin Company ........... Short set of 1934-1938 Buffalo nickels, all protected in a custom-made display holder (image courtesy Littleton Coin Company). For many collectors,...

US Coins & Currency: The History of Nudity on U.S. Money

By Littleton Coin Company ........... Nude: devoid of a natural or conventional covering, especially a person’s flesh. Whether you say nude, naked, unclothed, in the buff...

Classic US Coins – The Short-Lived Carson City Mint

Visiting America’s short-lived frontier mint in Carson City, Nevada By Littleton Coin Company ........... Taking a vacation trip through Nevada and California recently, I visited the...

Where Did Modern Coin Folders and Albums Come From?

By Littleton Coin Company ........... The Evolution of Organization I can still remember my first coin folder – I was about seven years old when Dad...

Doorstop sets off America’s first Gold Rush!

By Littleton Coin Company Writing Team.... Last year , I wrote about a hunk of metal used as a doorstop that turned out to be...

Rare CC Mint Die Was Once a Family’s Doorstop!

Who doesn't dream of finding a hidden treasure in their attic or behind a wall? Recently, a true treasure story came to light as I explored the background of a rare Carson City die owned by Littleton Coin Company. The true history of this fascinating piece began to revel itself back in 2003…

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