Monday, October 9, 2017

Oregon Card Room Tokens

Here are some tokens from various card rooms when these kind of social gaming establishments were legal. Please comment if you know anything about any or these card rooms and the types of games played in them.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Depression Scrip of 1933

A brief explanation of depression scrip and its purpose. These are my scrip examples from Grants Pass, OR

Friday, September 29, 2017

It was a good week

A few coins and tokens I got this week including a 1855 half dollar and a Deer Bark Saloon token from Kerby, Oregon

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hard Times Tokens - Running Boar

Because I published my last video early here is an older video I made to explain this popular Hard Times Token featuring a running boar.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Presidential Campaign Medals/Tokens - 1912 to 2016

Here are a few examples of Presidential Campaign Medals from 1912 to 2016. Actually they start in 1928 because cheaper celluloid buttons pretty much eliminated these cool medals.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Oregon Trade Tokens

My collection of Oregon Trade Tokens. Mostly in alphabetical order except for a few new acquisitions.

Monday, September 4, 2017

5 Types of Coin Collecting

I briefly describe the 5 major areas of coin collecting for new collectors.

Some books to help new collectors:
A Guide Book to United States Coins -
A Guide Book of United States Paper Money -
Coin Collecting for Dummies -
Modern World Coins -
Handbook of Ancient Greek and Roman Coins -