Collectors Poll Archives

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. (35%, 6 Votes)
I have bought lots of coins or exonumia just for one or two items. (24%, 4 Votes)
I have souvenirs that are not part of my main collection. (18%, 3 Votes)
I collect souvenirs but have bought more than I should have. (12%, 2 Votes)
I have a box of goodies, want to see it? (12%, 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


Did you know that the ANA was broadcasting the Candidates Forum on the Internet

No, but I wish I did know. (40%, 2 Votes)
No, but I watched when I learned about online. (40%, 2 Votes)
Yes, I did. (20%, 1 Votes)
Who cares! (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 5

This poll started on May 14, 2013 @ 12:00 AM and closed at May 19, 2013 @ 11:59 AM


Are you going to celebrate National Coin Week?

Yes, and I am even carrying my lucky Buffalo Nickel (38%, 6 Votes)
No, not this time (25%, 4 Votes)
What's National Coin Week? (25%, 4 Votes)
This is a silly idea (6%, 1 Votes)
My local coin club is doing a program (6%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 16

This poll started on April 22, 2013 @ 6:00 AM and closed at April 27, 2013 @ 11:59 AM


Will you try to submit a design for the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative?

No, I am not artistic enough. (54%, 7 Votes)
No, it's a dumb idea. (38%, 5 Votes)
Yes I am! (8%, 1 Votes)
Maybe, I am thinking about it. (0%, 0 Votes)
I would like to, but I do not have the time. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 13

This poll started on April 1, 2013 @ 6:00 AM and closed at April 15, 2013 @ 6:00 AM


Do you plan to buy any of the 2013 commemorative coins?

I don't plan to buy any of these commemorative coins (38%, 13 Votes)
2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Proof Silver Dollar (12%, 4 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar (9%, 3 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative $5 Proof Gold Coin (9%, 3 Votes)
2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar (6%, 2 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative $5 Commemorative Gold Coin (6%, 2 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Uncirculated Silver Dollar (6%, 2 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Proof Clad Half-Dollar (6%, 2 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Uncirculated Clad Half-Dollar (6%, 2 Votes)
2013 5-Star Generals Commemorative Three-Coin Proof Set (3%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

This poll started on March 11, 2013 @ 8:00 AM and closed at March 16, 2013 @ 6:00 AM


What kind of collector are you?

I buy raw coins and put them in albums. (41%, 9 Votes)
I am a change picker. (18%, 4 Votes)
I only buy graded coins or coins to be graded. (14%, 3 Votes)
I am a currency collector (graded and ungraded) (14%, 3 Votes)
I go to shows and search dealers' junk boxes. (9%, 2 Votes)
I am a roll hunter. (5%, 1 Votes)
I am a hoarder, saving every old coin I find. (0%, 0 Votes)
I collect other items like Hobo Nickels, Love Tokens, etc. (0%, 0 Votes)
I collect tokens and medals. (0%, 0 Votes)
I hunt for old coins using a metal detector. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

This poll started on March 4, 2013 @ 8:00 AM and closed at March 11, 2013 @ 6:00 AM


Should the U.S. Mint be allowed to make colored coins?

No, the coins are just fine the way they are. (41%, 11 Votes)
No, but maybe they can do something cool with different metals. (30%, 8 Votes)
Yes, and while we are at it, how about special shapes. (15%, 4 Votes)
Yes, colored coins are cool. (14%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 27

This poll started on February 25, 2013 @ 9:00 PM and closed at March 4, 2013 @ 6:00 AM


What top 3 online services would you like to see the ANA offer?

Online courses including Summer Seminar (19%, 7 Votes)
Weekly podcast with live call-in (14%, 5 Votes)
Money Talks seminars from ANA conventions (14%, 5 Votes)
Videos from the ANA library (11%, 4 Votes)
Weekly news from around the ANA (11%, 4 Votes)
Special museum video tours (8%, 3 Votes)
Broadcast of Board of Governors meetings (8%, 3 Votes)
Online reports from ANA shows (8%, 3 Votes)
Virtual bourse from the ANA conventions (5%, 2 Votes)
Something else (3%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 14

This poll started on February 18, 2013 @ 10:00 AM and closed at February 25, 2013 @ 8:00 AM


Should the United State stop producing the one-cent coin?

Yes, it costs too much to produce and is not worth a penny. (63%, 57 Votes)
No, we should just keep it. (19%, 17 Votes)
No, we should keep it but change the composition (18%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 91

This poll started on February 11, 2013 @ 8:00 AM and closed at February 18, 2013 @ 8:00 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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