Tag Archives: coinsets

A New Year, A New You

Did you make a resolution this new year? Some popular resolutions are to be more organized, more social, more educated, more relaxed and more confident. Did you know you can accomplish all of the above simple by embracing coin collecting … Continue reading

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Proclamation 5224

President Ronald Reagan declared July 20, 1984, Space Exploration Day.  Space Exploration Day was created to honor the Moon Landing in 1969 and the American Space Program. Ever a proponent of the space program, Reagan was sadden by the loss … Continue reading

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June Is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

Did you know American Coin Treasures mascot is a cat?  Socks is a rescue cat, who has FIV and diabetes.  Homeless, Socks stumbled into the yard of American Coin Treasures Vice President and National Sales Manager.  The big black cat’s … Continue reading

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National Coin Week April 20-26

Did you know that President Ronald Reagan put aside the third week in April for the country to celebrate coins? Proclamation 5027 was created by President Reagan in 1983 to help foster the public’s interest in coin collecting.  Here is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Did you know President George Washington was the first to proclaim Thanksgiving a national day of thanks but it wasn’t an official national holiday until President Abraham Lincoln made a proclamation? President Franklin D. Roosevelt made the 4th Thursday in … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds

Did you know Orson Welles narrated the War of the Worlds on the radio on October 30, 1938? The famous radio broadcast was presented in a bulletin style format which made many Americans believe the world was being attacked by … Continue reading

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Guising For Coins

Did you know trick or treating in Scotland is called guising?  Children wear disguises and carry lanterns made from scooped out turnips and go door to door for food and coins.  This tradition was first recorded in 1895 in Scotland. … Continue reading

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