Welcome to Steve's blog, sharing stories of his professional coin career, 1963 to date. Enjoy stories of Steve's numismatic journey.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Flock of Flying Eagles

I’ve always loved U.S. Cents and today’s vignette involves America’s first small cent – the 1856 Flying Eagle.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A Betting Man

In 1972 I was working at Lyle Clark in San Diego, CA, when an elderly gent came into the store asking if I buy error coins.

When I answered in the affirmative, he brought a pouch from his pocket and laid a very unusual S-mint Barber Half Dollar on the counter.