Mail Bag – Package Tracking Apps

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If you are like me, it seems every week I have a package containing coins being shipped to me or I’ve shipped out (usually for grading). Keep track of those packages is important so you can be sure to be home when they arrive if possible or know if they are stuck somewhere in the systems of the United States Postal Service, UPS, or FedEx. It would seem that Carlos is in need of such …

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Mail Bag – Is The Mint Enrollment Program Worth It?

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One of the latest emails to come into the Mail Bag has come from Andrew. He fellow Coloradan and is questioning if the Mint Enrollment Program that are offered on a wide range of numismatic products each year are worth it. The answer is mostly yes. Clinton, Greetings from (redacted), Colorado. I see that you highlight on products from the Mint when there is an enrollment program for it. I don’t really get the value …

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Mail Bag – What is The Most Affordable Coins I Can Collect?

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Today’s Mail Bag question is one that I suspect many new and young collectors have asked. What coins can I collect that are affordable? It is a question I suspect most of us have asked at one time or another but for young collectors, this become particularly important. That’s exactly the question that Abby has asked in their email to me last week. Hi, My name is Abby and I’m (age redacted as they are …

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Mail Bag – I Need A Free Pricing Guide

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Today’s Mail Bag question is a good one and I suspect that others are asking the same question. It comes in from Manny and they are asking about free coin guides to help find a value of a coin both in their collection as well as when they are at a coin show or shop. I’m looking for a pricing guide that I can use when I’m trying to value my coins and when I’m …

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Mail Bag – Are Coin Roll Boxes Really Worth It?

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Today’s Mail Bag question comes from Edmond who asked about coin roll boxes. The question came from a recent Today’s Deal I posted about here on the site and Edmond, rightfully, wants to know if these boxes are really worth it. Hi, You posted last week about coin roll boxes as a todays deal. I looked at them but they are really expensive for being basically a cardboard box. Are they really worth it? For …

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