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Joe O'Donnell

Joe O’Donnell, digital content producer, joined the Coin World editorial staff in 2014. Joe writes web content, manages Coin World’s social media accounts, compiles content for daily digital eNewsletters, and contributes on occasion to the print magazine. He has enjoyed interacting with Coin World readers while covering the sale of coins from the Saddle Ridge Hoard and the 50th anniversary Kennedy half dollar releases.

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Archive for 'September 2014'

    You bought it: 1920 Standing Liberty quarter, silver cannabis round

    September 29, 2014 10:30 AM by

    ​As part of our continued conversation with our readers, I like to ask our Coin World Facebook fans to hare about the numismatic purchases they've made recently.

    Below are the recent purchases our fans told us about on Facebook along with the reasoning behind the buys:

    • Todd Abshire : "Two more certified toned Morgan Dollars."
    • Adam Jankos : "1886s & 1901s $5 liberty gold"
    • John Mallon : "$100 face value of %90 junk silver (halves)..... Because I think it was a really good investment"
    • Josh Lasater : "A Franklin a walking liberty 5 Rosies and a merc"
    • Kevin Smith : "1920 standing liberty quarter. AU 53. Because it was a great deal."
    • Jay Painter : "LP2 Lincoln mint sets, for the ddr's/ddo's. 2 sets, 3 different ddr's, and a ddo!"
    • Matt Kidd : "I bought a silver bullet silver shield cannabis round."
    • Sean Boyer: "1827 AU55 Square base '2' Capped Bust Half Dollar."

    Want us to add your weekend purchase to the list? Tell us about it in the comment section below.

     

    You bought it: 1956 toned Franklin half, 1964 Kennedy rolls

    September 22, 2014 11:19 AM by

    As part of our continued conversation with our readers,  I like to ask our  Coin World Facebook fans  to share about the numismatic purchases they've made recently. 

    Below are the weekend purchases our fans told us about on Facebook along with the reasoning behind the buys:

     

    • Michael Pillion : "1956 toned Franklin half in BU condition because I needed it for my toned BU set of Franklins"
    • Jeff Blair : "1881 CC Morgan dollar MS-65 I'm finishing up my CC dollars for the Morgan series"
    • Todd Abshire : "PCGS MS66 Toned 1976 Bi-centennial quarter for my toner type set."
    • Mark Overman : "A nice 1867 two cent piece from Charmy (The Penny Lady). Because it was pleasing to my eye."
    • Jared Grove : "Purchased a few BU rolls of 64 Kennedys. Always one of my favorite coins and with silver hitting new lows it might be a good time to load."
    • Jack Kennedy : "1964 proof set. First kennedy half, last of the silver"
    • Gary Richards : "I bought the annual dollar coin set and rolls of the 's' mint quarters from the mint. keeping up on annual sets and rolls for my collection. I've been dealing with the mint since 1973."

     

    Want us to add your weekend purchase to the list? Tell us about it in the comment section below.

    You bought it: 1908 Barber half dollar, 1986 gold American Eagle

    September 8, 2014 12:58 PM by

    As part of our continued conversation with our readers, I like to ask our Coin World Facebook fans and Twitter followers to share about the numismatic purchases they've made recently. 

    Below are the weekend purchases our fans and followers told us about on Facebook and Twitter:

    • Chad Hartzell: "Roll of mercs"
    • Andy Dempster: "70 silver roosevelt dimes at spot price"
    • Kevin Smith: "1908 D Barber half." (Example pictured at left.)
    • Steven Genovese: "1986 American Gold Eagle in MS 69. Beautiful since it's first series of this coin."
    • David Rickley: "1895-O Barbara dime" (Let's assume David meant an 1895-O Barber dime.)
    • Joshua H. (@eparses): "I got some Finnish, British, Chinese, Ethiopian, Hong Knog and Bahamian coinage."
    • Bear Johnson: "1850 seated lib dime and an 1836 large cent for $10.00... I love yard sales"

    Want us to add your weekend purchase to the list? Tell us about it in the comment section below.