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The Widow's Mite
The Widow’s Mite As we anticipate Easter, we recall the frequent numismatic associations found in the Bible. Among the most famous of these is the Widow’s Mite from the story of a charitable widow in the New Testimate. Passages Mark 12:41-44 and Luke 21:1-4 recall her sacrificial offering and Jesus’ joyful response. While a “mite” [...]
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Redlands: A Brief History
Redlands: A Brief History In the valley of the San Bernardino mountains, nestled among orange groves, is the town of which we are proud to call home. As the country’s oldest stamp and coin retailer, Briggs and Coops has remained in the San Bernardino and Redlands area for 80 years. And over this time, we [...]
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The American Silver Eagle A Collectible Treasure
The American Silver Eagle A Collectible Treasure The American Silver Eagle, produced as either Proof or Uncirculated coins, is a US Mint treasure. It is guaranteed to possess one ounce of 99.9% pure silver, making it the only one of its kind in America. The US Mint certifies its content, weight, and purity, and its [...]
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SoCal Collectible Coin Shop

Using Coins to Teach History History is an essential part of our education system. It teaches students more about the world and helps them understand what has come before them. Sometimes it is difficult to communicate the fullness of specific events because our society has changed so drastically, making museums and places preserving history profoundly […]

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Error Minted Coin

An Error Minted Coin Is A Real Find When we make mistakes with our money, it’s usually bad for us. When the mint makes mistakes with our money, it can be wonderful for us. An example of an error minted coin with a mechanical error would be one that did not eject properly and got […]

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Values of Coops Coins
For over 80 years Coops Coins has been dedicated to offering and purchasing some of the best American and Foreign Coins, Paper Money, Stamps and Bullion. If you are are a collector that is looking to expand their collection or want to make room for new pieces, Coops Coins is a one-stop shop. But more [...]
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