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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

Dec 18, 2015

They were never issued, the mint said.  But Sam Brown had five of them.  He said they were sold to him by various collectors around the country. 

Right.

King Farouk owned two of them.  One is in the Smithsonian.  One of them was featured in an episode of Hawaii Five-O.  And one was lost in a car wreck, and...


Dec 4, 2015

Question:  What do malted milk balls, garbage disposals, and coin-collecting treasure hunters have in common?  

Answer:  Racine, Wisconsin.  

Listen to the show and it will all make sense.  A look at the publisher who specializes in all things coins. 

 

And for one book you should have that ISN'T published...


Nov 20, 2015

The girl who sent me the email was frantic.  Her husband's wedding ring had come off his finger while he was raking leaves.  Did I know where she could rent a metal detector?  

So of course I offered to try to find his ring for her. 

This show is the story of that hunt, with tips on choosing the best detector for...


Nov 6, 2015

Other sports do it, why not us?  Yes, keep a lot of stats on your treasure hunting, impress your friends!

I  hope your CFPT is high, and your NUFHPO is low.  (And remember, your CFPT is determined by dividing your NOCF by your NOHT.) 

Confused?  I explain it all in just over three minutes.

And thank treasure...


Oct 23, 2015

You May Have Valuable Coins In Your Pocket Right Now!

Well, okay, probably not.  

For the past century, businesses have spent money trying to convince you that your pocket change might bring you a fortune.  But the odds are about the same as being hit by lightning.  No, I take that back.  More people get hit...