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About this journal

This journal will capture some of my reflections on the hobby.  This is meant to be a newcomers perspective, and just some of the thoughts I have gathered on the hobby of numismatics.

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"Great Coins" vs "Bad Coins" - a Neophyte Definition

I have stated to fellow coin collectors and on the forums that I never want to buy a "bad" coin.  I have even gone so far as to say I try my best to buy "great" coins.  But, I failed to define "bad" or "great".  This has lead to some collecting friends being a little hurt (my word not theirs), as I assume that they look upon the "bad" coin that I am considering buying to be a nicer example than the one held in their collection.  My true feelings about coins: There are no bad coins, only bad hold