The Stamp and Coin Place Blog: connecting the past and present of stamp and coin collecting, and looking to the future.

Posts from the ‘Odds & Ends’ category

Any other types of collectibles that don’t fit into the other categories!

Ancient Forms of Money

Before coins and paper notes many objects were tested out for the use of money. Some because of their rarity and others because they had a…

Silver Cobs

In the mid-1500’s, additional silver deposits were discovered in the colonial territories and there was a pressing demand to export it to Spain. Starting in the…

Seafarers Silver Trays

Anyone that has been to our warehouse knows that we have coins everywhere.  But Tim has also accumulated years and years worth of other collectibles, antiques,…

A Look at Labor Day

    Today we celebrate and honor all workers, especially those in manual labor.     In the late 19th century, support began to rise for…

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