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What guide would you be interested in reading next?

Something else (tell me in the comments) (54%, 26 Votes)
Guide to Defining Your Own Collection (17%, 8 Votes)
A Field Guide to Detecting Counterfeits and Scams (15%, 7 Votes)
Guide to Modern Dollar Coins (10%, 5 Votes)
Guide to Modern U.S. Circulating Commemorative Coins (4%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 48

This poll started on September 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Have you found a W mint quarter?

No, but I am still looking! (67%, 46 Votes)
Yes, I found one in pocket change (25%, 17 Votes)
Yes, I bought one from someone else (dealer, collector, etc.) (6%, 4 Votes)
I'm not hunting for one. I don't care! (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 69

This poll started on May 19, 2019 @ 8:54 PM and closed at No Expiry


Are you joining the Great American Coin Hunt?

Yes, I am! I am even going to bank to buy rolls of coins. (26%, 5 Votes)
Yes, I am! I may not be searching rolls, but I am spending more cash to look for coins. (16%, 3 Votes)
I am, but it is a casual pursuit. (16%, 3 Votes)
No, I cannot be bothered. (11%, 2 Votes)
What is the Great American Coin Hunt? (11%, 2 Votes)
I am not searching but I did add some coins into circulation. (11%, 2 Votes)
No, I use credit or debit cards for all of my purchases. (5%, 1 Votes)
Not only am I searching for coins but I have added some for other people to find. (4%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

This poll started on April 21, 2019 @ 6:24 PM and closed at April 27, 2019 @ 11:59 PM


What do you use as a price guide when buying your coins or currency?

Online Guides (40%, 23 Votes)
Annual books for United States coins (16%, 9 Votes)
Periodical Guides (printed monthly or quarterly) (14%, 8 Votes)
Annual books for foreign coins (14%, 8 Votes)
Annual books for Foreign Currency (5%, 3 Votes)
I do not use a guide. I pay the price the dealer wants (5%, 3 Votes)
Annual books for United States currency (5%, 3 Votes)
I do not use a guide. I trust the expertise of a dealer (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 37

This poll started on June 23, 2018 @ 1:35 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you interested in a Presidential Silver Medal Program

Yes, I will buy every one of them (31%, 21 Votes)
I am just not interested in medals (24%, 16 Votes)
Yes, but I will buy only certain presidents (21%, 14 Votes)
No, it is a bad idea (16%, 11 Votes)
It is an OK idea, but I won't be a buyer (8%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 68

This poll started on February 10, 2018 @ 10:45 PM and closed at No Expiry


What are your gift giving plans for 2017?

I have coins on my wish list. (40%, 6 Votes)
I am not planning on giving a numismatic gift. (20%, 3 Votes)
I have exonumia or other numismatics on my wish list. (13%, 2 Votes)
I plan to give someone a numismatic gift. (13%, 2 Votes)
I do not have any numismatics on my wish list. (7%, 1 Votes)
Bah Humbug! (7%, 1 Votes)
I have currency on my wish list. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

This poll started on November 26, 2017 @ 4:00 PM and closed at December 25, 2017 @ 12:00 AM


What do you use to determine the price of coins and currency?

I check what is selling on eBay and how much (25%, 11 Votes)
I use free guides available online (18%, 8 Votes)
I buy a guide like the Red Book but not every year (18%, 8 Votes)
I buy a world coin guide (7%, 3 Votes)
I subscribe to a printed service like the Greysheet (7%, 3 Votes)
I check the price realized from the auction houses (7%, 3 Votes)
I do not buy a price guide (5%, 2 Votes)
I occasionally buy a printed list like the Greysheet (5%, 2 Votes)
I subscribe to an online price guide (5%, 2 Votes)
I buy a guide like the Red Book every year (5%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 23

This poll started on October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you going to purchase the new Palladium Eagle?

No. I am just not interested (27%, 7 Votes)
Maybe... let me see how much it will cost first (23%, 6 Votes)
No, it would be too expensive (19%, 5 Votes)
Oh yes, I love the coin! (19%, 5 Votes)
Yes because it is the first release (12%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 26

This poll started on September 19, 2017 @ 2:53 PM and closed at No Expiry


Would you be interested in a Numismatic World News Podcast?

It could be interesting. I can give it a try. (46%, 6 Votes)
I would rather read the news than listen to it. (23%, 3 Votes)
Great idea. How soon can you begin? (23%, 3 Votes)
What's a podcast? (8%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 13

This poll started on August 23, 2017 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you interested in the remaining U.S. Mint special collectibles?

I am just not interested (42%, 18 Votes)
I will buy the American Liberty Four Silver Medal Set (23%, 10 Votes)
These items are too expensive for my budget (14%, 6 Votes)
I am going to buy both (12%, 5 Votes)
I will buy the American Palladium Eagle (9%, 4 Votes)
I might consider them but buy them on the secondary market (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 43

This poll started on August 7, 2017 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


“Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.”
— Mark Twain

“It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.”
— Mark Twain, The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

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