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Did (or will) you buy a 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Coin

Yes, I bought the 50th Anniversary Collection (62%, 24 Votes)
Yes, I bought the uncirculated set (44%, 17 Votes)
No, it's not something I collect (28%, 11 Votes)
Yes, I bought the gold proof coin (21%, 8 Votes)
No, I just bought 2014 half-dollars to add to my collection (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 39

This poll started on December 15, 2014 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you going to buy any of the 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar tribute coins?

Yes, I am buying all three sets! (30%, 40 Votes)
Yes, I am buying the silver coin set only. (24%, 32 Votes)
No, I am just not interested. (16%, 21 Votes)
Yes, I am buying the gold coin and silver coin set. (14%, 18 Votes)
Yes, I am buying the gold coin only. (13%, 17 Votes)
Yes, I am buying the uncirculated set only. (3%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 132

This poll started on July 1, 2014 @ 8:49 PM and closed at No Expiry


Are you going to buy the 2014 Gold John F Kennedy Half Dollar tribute coin?

Yes, I will buy the gold, silver, and clad set if it is offered (29%, 19 Votes)
No, a gold coin would be too expensive (25%, 16 Votes)
Yes, I will buy the gold coin. (25%, 16 Votes)
No, I'm not interested (20%, 13 Votes)
I don't buy any coins from the U.S. Mint (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 65

This poll started on June 16, 2014 @ 12:00 PM and closed at August 1, 2014 @ 12:00 AM


How much do you think the Saddle Ridge Hoard will bring in?

More than the $10 million estimate. (49%, 23 Votes)
Why aren't they selling it at auction? (23%, 11 Votes)
Less than the $10 million estimate. (19%, 9 Votes)
Right around the $10 million estimate. (9%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 47

This poll started on March 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Are you going to the National Money Show in Atlanta?

No, I do not have the time or other plans. (63%, 5 Votes)
Yes, I wouldn't miss it! (13%, 1 Votes)
I never go to the National Money Show (13%, 1 Votes)
Has Atlanta dug itself out of its snow, yet? (11%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

This poll started on February 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM and closed at March 2, 2014 @ 6:00 AM


What do you think about the idea that the U.S. Mint will produce a 24-karat gold tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar?

I like the idea and will buy at least one of the coins. (40%, 28 Votes)
I like the idea but gold is too expensive for me. (24%, 17 Votes)
Why don't they strike a silver half-dollar like the silver coin that came out in 1964? (21%, 15 Votes)
i do not like the idea (7%, 5 Votes)
Where's the reverse proof? I want a reverse proof! (6%, 4 Votes)
It doesn't matter what the U.S. Mint does. I don't buy any of their products! (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 70

This poll started on February 10, 2014 @ 12:00 PM and closed at No Expiry


Should the U.S. Mint expand the number of coins they offer?

No because the number of products are just right. (28%, 23 Votes)
Add just a few more products based on a theme in history, such as a coin honoring Francis Scott Key in September 2015. (20%, 16 Votes)
It doesn't matter since I won't buy these coins anyway. (17%, 14 Votes)
Increase American Eagle bullion products in the same manner that the Royal Canadian Mint has expanded its Maple Leaf bullion coins. (16%, 13 Votes)
Look to add new technologies like odd-shaped coins, enameling, selective plating, etc. (15%, 12 Votes)
This is irrelevant and the U.S. Mint should not even be doing commemorative coins. (4%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 82

This poll started on November 25, 2013 @ 7:00 PM and closed at No Expiry


Should the U.S. Mint become a government-owned corporation?

Yes, it would be a great idea. (33%, 13 Votes)
No, it is a bad idea no matter how it is regulated. (30%, 12 Votes)
I don't know if congress could wrap their mind around the concepts. (13%, 5 Votes)
I am not sure. (13%, 5 Votes)
No, it would violate the constitution. (8%, 3 Votes)
Yes, but I would want more restrictions on what they do. (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

This poll started on July 29, 2013 @ 12:00 AM and closed at No Expiry


Should the government change the design of U.S. coins to depict images of Liberty rather than dead presidents?

Yes, it takes the politics away from the coin design. (75%, 6 Votes)
No, leave it the way it is. (13%, 1 Votes)
Maybe a new design philosophy might do U.S. coinage some good. (13%, 1 Votes)
Who cares, it's just money! (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

This poll started on July 22, 2013 @ 1:00 AM and closed at July 29, 2013 @ 1:00 AM


What kind of "extra items" are in your collection?

I have bought something I thought was neat or unusual. (75%, 6 Votes)
I have bought lots of coins or exonumia just for one or two items. (50%, 4 Votes)
I have souvenirs that are not part of my main collection. (38%, 3 Votes)
I collect souvenirs but have bought more than I should have. (25%, 2 Votes)
I have a box of goodies, want to see it? (25%, 2 Votes)
I just have what I collect and nothing extra. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

This poll started on July 8, 2013 @ 6:00 AM and closed at July 15, 2013 @ 12:00 AM


“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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