Michael Greenwood

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Name: Michael Greenwood
Date registered: March 22, 2017
URL: http://originaluscoins.com

Latest posts

  1. Summer heat in coins! — July 29, 2018
  2. A “break”…….for now! — May 30, 2018
  3. Las Vegas Coin Show Report — May 21, 2018
  4. Las Vegas Day 2 Report — May 18, 2018
  5. Vegas Baby! — May 17, 2018

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Jul 29

Summer heat in coins!

7/29/18 Greetings Original US Coins customers and welcome to the end days of July, 2018. I’ve enjoying some much needed time away from coins while enjoying summer fun! Attended the Long Beach and Colorado Spring shows in June and now walking the floor in Pasadena, CA. The coin market is alive and well, with a …

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May 30

A “break”…….for now!

05/30/18 Well, the month of May is almost in the books and here comes June. Such a busy time beginning next week when I head to Long Beach, CA. I will be sharing a table with JMS Coins, James Sego. James is such an icon in the business. I look forward to getting to know …

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May 21

Las Vegas Coin Show Report

05/21/18 Greetings OUSCC Bloggers! Just back from a successful show in Las Vegas. Dawn and Frank from CK Shows have done a nice job rebuilding this show after years of neglect! Good Job Dawn! I found myself VERY busy from the minute I landed at the Westgate Resort until I left Saturday night. Its becoming …

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May 18

Las Vegas Day 2 Report

May 18, 2018 Greetings Original US Coins followers! Its nice to be at another great coin show! But first things first. In honor of our search and rescuers and also first responders, Id like to remind readers that on this day 1980, Mt St Helens erupted early in the morning and changed the Pacific Northwest …

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May 17

Vegas Baby!

05/17/18 Greetings from Las Vegas, Nevada. Back from the Denver show where sales were brisk and buying was intense. 2 Hours into dealer set up I handled 3 dealer calls from other shows and sold 8-10 key Barber and one nice 3 dollar gold. Bought a stunning 37-D 3 Legged with intense color and raw. …

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May 13

I’m Back! What a ride!

Greetings to all! After a wild couple of months of coin shows, I’m getting back on track with my blog postings. Just finishing up a GREAT show in Denver. This show is best described as a constant flow of attendees who were VERY sophisticated in their wants and desires of collecting. I seriously in 4 …

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Mar 18

Day 2 PNNA Coin Show Report

03/18/18 Happy Day from Original US Coins live from the Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association (PNNA) Coin Show in Tukwila, WA. THIS SHOW HAS BEEN NOTHING SHORT OF AMAZING!!! The PNNA show s always good, but this year is a wow! kind of show. I have completed 66 transactions this weekend. Both buying and selling. Sold …

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Mar 15

Off to Seattle!

03/13/18 Greetings Original US Coins Customers! Well, I am off to Seattle to attend to personal business and set up at the Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association (PNNA) coin show in Tukwila, WA 3/16-3/18. This show promises to be one of the best of the year and I am looking forward to the event. PLEASE stop …

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Mar 10

PNNA in Tukwila, WA

03/09/18 Greetings Original US Coins followers! Its time to start preparing for the upcoming show in Tukwila, Washington which runs March 16, 17 & 18 at the Tukwila Community Center. This is arguably the best show in Washington State and its one I have attended either as a collector or as a dealer for 20+ …

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Mar 04

South Bay Coin and Currency Show Gardena, CA

03/04/18 Greetings Original US Coin Bloggers! I am live from Gardena, California where yesterday and today, the South Bay Coin show is being held at The Gardena Elks Club and they have been great to work with and have been wonderful hosts. This small show of < than 20 dealers was amazingly busy! I sold …

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Mar 01

New Acquisitions

3/1/18 Greetings and good day from Casa Grande, Arizona! Today, our high temps will be pushing 70 degrees. A nice uptick from some cooler weather the last few weeks. As I was just recently in Seattle, where I was cold to the bone, I quickly recall how nice it is in the Southwest part of …

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Feb 27

Trade Dollars and how they connected to drug trade

2/27/18 Here is a quick update with pictures of what we call Opium Trade (box) Dollars. Most collectors know of the extensive use-and purpose- of the Trade Dollar first minted in 1873. These trade dollars were altered to hide drugs (Opium, cocaine) in a safe, secure pocket sized holder.Both of these are minted in 1877-one …

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Feb 25

I’m Back!!!!!

02/25/18 Greetings Original US Coins Blog followers and customer’s! After a 90 day transition to snow birding in Arizona, I’m back on the blog and back in Seattle this week for some serious coin buying and to catch up with friends, Don’t think that I have not been bizzy buying and selling coins or attending …

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Nov 18

Post Falls Coin Show: Day 1 Report

11/18/17 Greetings! Live from Post Falls Idaho where the Coeur d’Alene Coin Club held the Fall 2017 Coin Show at Templin’s Resort overlooking Post Falls. (the actual Post Falls vs. Post Falls, the town). Day 1 was notably slower, although, I actually had a chance to walk the floor, view some dealers cases full of …

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Nov 17

Nov 17 2017 Its my birthday!

Nov 17 2017 Greetings Original US Coin Bloggers! Yes, today is my birthday-and anyone who knows me, knows, this is an annual “have the most fun event day” EVER! No seriously, I enjoy my birthday-and maybe even more now that I share that day with my best friend in the whole world. Happy birthday Ginger! …

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Nov 13

Chandler One Day Coin Show report 11/12/17

Hello and Greetings this fine Monday morning from Sky Harbor Airport! Off to Seattle and then onto the Post Falls Idaho show Nov 17/18 in Post Falls! I am looking forward to the trip and it should be very good in ALL RESPECTS! First a quick update on the one day show yesterday in Chandler, …

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Nov 06

Phoenix Coin Show Report 11/4-11/5 2017

11/6/17 Greetings and welcome to another glorious day at Original US Coins! I am up and atom this morning with lots to discuss, report out on and look forward too! PHOENIX COIN CLUB SHOW REPORT: This was a two day show with about 35 dealers in attendance, both local and regional from as far away …

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Nov 05

Phoenix Coin Show Report

11/4/17 Greetings to all on this early early Sunday morning-live from Arizona! My sister arrived in Casa Grande, Arizona yesterday to participate in the National Pickle ball Tournament. I tease my sister a lot, but she is an amazing woman and I am so glad she is in my life. Love ya sis!  🙂 I …

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Oct 27

Color-Coins and the Phoenix Show Nov 4/5

10/27/17 Greetings to all of you and welcome to another daily blog from Original US Coins! I will be brief this morning as the schedule is TIGHT, with a capital T! Next weekend, the Phoenix Coin Show will be held at the Mesa, AZ Holiday Inn Express on Saturday Nov 4/5. PLEASE stop by and …

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Oct 26

Turn up the coin market heat!

10/26/17 Hello Fellow Collectors! Its another glorious day in the land of the sun! Yes, I am currently travelling to Casa Grande Arizona-and this time of year in Arizona is stupendous. Highs in the low 90’s, clear skies and NO RAIN! Gotta love it. In recent weeks, MORE solid, original coins have been flying off …

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