Single year issue US Quarter

Here is a coin I really like - it doesn't look like much at first, but is worth a second glance... Even though the date is almost completely worn away it's still an 1800s US silver quarter dollar - it's pretty cool. Like as not this example was used in Australia, maybe as the equivalent … Continue reading Single year issue US Quarter

US Halves are also Australian

One of my favourite coin collecting categories is '19th century US' and another is what I'm calling 'Early Australian' so I get a buzz from pieces that undoubtedly fall into both and the coin in the photos is a good example. It's an 1830 silver Half Dollar in pretty good condition for its age. The … Continue reading US Halves are also Australian