[blindkid] Louis Braille Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin Question
Dr. Joseph Taboada
jtaboada at vetmed.lsu.edu
Sat Apr 18 17:00:43 UTC 2009
The proof coins are struck at least twice by the dies used and will have a
more highly polished mirror finish. Coins meant for circulation will only
be struck once. An uncirculated coin is one that was produced in the manner
as if for circulation but has not been bagged and sent out to banks.
Typically proof coins will be a higher price than uncirculated coins which
will be higher price than those with defects from circulation and handling.
The actual price a collector will get will be based on the grade of each of
these as well.
I hope that this makes sense. :)
A former coin collector.
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Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Professor; Small Animal Internal Medicine and
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-8410
225 578-9537 (phone)
225 578-9546 (fax)
JTABOADA at VETMED.LSU.EDU
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Subject: [blindkid] Louis Braille Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin Question
I went to the US Mint site to order a Louis Braille Commemorative Silver
Dollar Coin, but there are several options at different prices
Can someone clarify what the difference is between a Louis Braille
Bicentennial Proof Silver Dollar (BR1) & Louis Braille Bicentennial
Uncirculated Silver Dollar (BR2)?
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