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Do any other other Aussies collect US and Canadian coins?

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trout1105
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 Posted 03/08/2012  6:37 pm Show Profile Check trout1105's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add trout1105 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

I have recently ventured into collecting US and Canadian coins as well as upgrading my Aussie sets.
The Canadian coins complement my Aussie pre decimals just nicely and the US coins have so many types it is a real challenge to get sets together.
Just wondering if I am the only one doing this or if there are any other transcontinental collectors out there.

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 Posted 03/08/2012  7:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ausjack to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not eye McFly..too many here to collect let alone going off shore but I do have a few that I've got noodling over the years

A rough list I have is
canadian first
1911 1 cent (looks like half penny), 74 1 cent, 68 5cent, 94 25cent and 79 50cent.

US 1911, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 93, 2009 and 2x 2011 1cent
also have 1944, 67, 2x 73, 74, 83, 84 and 2x 87 dime and 79, 83 and 86 5cent

and a few different world coins as well
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 Posted 03/08/2012  8:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Nevol to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have quite a lot of both US and Canadian coins, but some of the 'keys' are very expensive, so I doubt I'll ever fill some of the gaps.

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 Posted 03/09/2012  06:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nicwinner to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm not in this field, but I collecting world silver coins, both Proof edition and circulate coinage in any countries´╝îthis is one of my canadian silver coin collection.

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03/09/2012 06:47 am
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 Posted 03/09/2012  06:09 am  Show Profile Check trout1105's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add trout1105 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice coins nicwinner
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yeah, sorry I just try to fix that picture size, bit hard upload pic via this forum. any one know how much this worth? i'd like sell it if anyone interest. only post in Australia, ta!
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 Posted 03/09/2012  06:16 am  Show Profile Check enworb's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add enworb to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I plan on venturing into US and Canadian coppers when I start working again. The little spare cash I have now is going into predicimals and 20c proofs. Hard to source bulk lots here which I think is an important step in learning bout a certain collection you plan on starting. Much can be learnt from looking at a very wide range of wear exhibited well in a bulk lot.

I have a dream of taking my collection in the direction of all copper coins with british monarchs on them and canada would be included in this for sure.
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yeah, sorry I just try to fix that picture size, bit hard upload pic via this forum. any one know how much this worth? i'd like sell it if anyone interest. only post in Australia, ta!


Your only option at this point in time is eBay.
You need 250 posts to sell/trade on this site.
i have no idea of the value of these, are they a bullion set if so how much silver is there.
If they are a commemorative set may be worth a premium over spot
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 Posted 03/09/2012  06:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nicwinner to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
how can I quote other's reply... thanks Trout
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Quote enworb:

then you need collecting a lot, because USA got heaps of copper coins both in circulate and special issues, that's a long way to go :)
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 Posted 03/09/2012  06:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sap to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
North America is a major component of my collection. I keep any dates/mintmarks of American and Canadian coins I receive, making America and Canada my #2 and #4 countries in terms of number of coins (Australia is #1 and Britain is #3). My parents have visited there frequently over the past few decades, and I went back to Canada, the land where I was born, in 1983. I am trying to put together at least a type set of Canadian circulating coins.
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 Posted 03/09/2012  07:01 am  Show Profile Check trout1105's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add trout1105 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for that sap I thought I was alone in this endeavour.
Canada and Australia are both commonwealth nations that started with colonization and are very complimentary as a coin collecting and historical viewpoint.
The US coins are attractive in that they have so many different coins there to collect and is a huge challenge to do so.
I have quite a few Brit coins but they don't have the same attraction to me as the Aus and Canadian coins
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 Posted 03/09/2012  07:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Coinwise, my comments are the same as Sap's, but a smaller collection in each area. Not extensive enough yet to go down the type set route. I have coins in all three metals, in the countries (and a few others), that Sap has mentioned.

I do have more than 200 coins (in all three metals), that are over 1,000 years old, from all over the World as well.
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 Posted 03/09/2012  08:14 am  Show Profile Check trout1105's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add trout1105 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Coin Wise, my comments are the same as Sap's, but a smaller collection in each area. Not extensive enough yet to go down the type set route. I have coins in all three metals, in the countries (and a few others), that Sap has mentioned.

I do have more than 200 coins (in all three metals), that are over 1,000 years old, from all over the World as well.


it is nice to know that there are other people out there thinking outside the square.
Diversity makes for an interesting collection and keeps the thrill of the hunt alive.
The research and the grading of different coins from different countries is always a challenge and will only enhance my interest in numismatics.
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 Posted 03/09/2012  6:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Mr T to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I few American and a handful of Canadian coins, but I don't actively collect them as they're not easy enough for me to get my hands on (and my Australian collection is far from complete too).
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 Posted 03/11/2012  06:52 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add MobOfRoos to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have a few "world" coins like US and Canadian ( ) but I prefer the british ones. They have such a long history. Currently my oldest coin is a 1835 sixpence but I plan to get some older ones. I like having a monarch on the obverse which identifies the era of a coin.
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