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About seven years ago I started collecting rare coins after reading Robert Kiyosaki's recommendation to buy silver. Without knowing where to start at, I decided to buy coins that I saw my dad collect while he was growing up.
During my youth, my dad always had this old black vinyl box with red satin lining that he kept all his old coins, wedding rings, and other valuable trinkets (it always had a distinct musty smell in it too). Every so often I'd sift through his coins, not really knowing what I was looking, but admiring the heavy silver coins he collected. Primarily, he collected Morgan Dollars (1878-1921) and a few of the Peace Silver Dollars (1921-1935). Read more at ebay