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Ingots – Hawaiian Fishes

Rare bronze set (mentioned in M&R, page 150,  “a few bronze examples were issued”).  Nohu Pinao (Hawaiian Lionfish) unlisted in silver. The Lionfish was our class pet when I was in kindergarten. The number 1 class rule was no hands in the fish tank.

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She Has My Complete Princess Kaiulani Collection

She (my wife…image below) likes gold coins. My wife is part Native Hawaiian, part Okinawan, and part Caucasian. It’s befitting for her to have her own Hawaiiana collection. I gave her my Princess Kaiulani collection (gold, silver and other metals). She adores each of the 1 ounce gold Princess Kaiulani issues from the Royal Hawaiian […]

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POTUS sGm Website Launch

http://www.potus-sgm.com/ Somewhat related to the Hawaiiana numismatics (1960 Eisenhower Hawaii visit medal). I re-used my YouTube video that presents my research finding for the Hawaii visit model (near the bottom of the POTUS sGm webpage).

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Still Here – Completed a Discovery Model Project

I created several US Numismatic Discovery Models. Several of these models can be adapted for Hawaiiana numismatics. Discovery Model D is a prime example. The Hawaiian Numismatic Knowledge Domain is basically centered around the MR 2nd edition book. If a Hawaiian issue is not located in this book, its a numismatic discovery if its documented. […]

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Reverse Sketch 1975 Maui Coin Club Medal

I obtained several sketches of the Maui Coin Club issues from an business acquaintance. The reduced scan is the reverse from the 1975 Maui Coin Club medal. A historical artifact from the Maui Coin Club!

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Bishop National Bank Seal

Sold as a Hawaii poster stamp (advertising label) and now in my Hawaii bank collection as a 1948 advertising specimen. Label is intact (shown laying on an Official Red Book)

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Replica Hawaii Coins-Report Them

If you see replica Hawaii coin(s) on eBay, please report it. I found three listed today and they were reported. A did giveaway is the price and the sellers location (China). In addition, they lack required US mark as a COPY, making them illegal to sell and own. These coins are detrimental to the integrity […]

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Eisenhower Appreciation Medal

I’m in the process of updating my “Eisenhower Appreciation Medal Book”. New title is still under wraps. However, I wanted to share Frank Gasparro’s dual torch design that he repeated in 1960, 1961, and 1962.

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1st day of Trading FHB stock


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First Hawaiian Bank IPO

Initial Public Offering of First Hawaiian Bank (Nasdaq: FHB) set to start trading on August 5, 2016. The reason I brought up the topic of First Hawaiian Bank is the dedication medal I own and subsequently shared it on Wikipedia (left side of page).  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Hawaiian_Center    

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