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ram96
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 Posted 02/08/2012  07:21 am Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ram96 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Expanding my roll searches and I have read on here about Red Pennies. To this point I have not saved them. Shame on me.

Is this an example of what I should be looking for.






I took these photo's without using a flash.

Please let me know if Iam on the right tract.

Thank you for help.

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 Posted 02/08/2012  07:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
In a word...yes. Very nice find.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  07:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ram96 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you for your help.

Next question is what is the best way to preserve this coin. A flip, plastic tube or other method.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  09:06 am  Show Profile Check BadThad's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BadThad to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, buy some tubes and start stashing them.

....and, please crop you photos next time. You're showing more background than coin. LOL
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 Posted 02/08/2012  09:10 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mcshilling to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
When I get a few of the same year in RED I put the best in 2x2 then an album, the extra's go into the plastic tube holders.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  10:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ram96 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Can newer issued coins, say since 2005 for example be considered "red" pennies?

I will work on my photo cropping. Thanks for the tip.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  11:42 am  Show Profile Check biokemist6's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add biokemist6 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
"Red" can be used to describe any Lincoln(other than 1943s) with original Mint copper color.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  12:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ram96 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank You for your help
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 Posted 02/08/2012  2:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Next question is what is the best way to preserve this coin. A flip, plastic tube or other method.

Many possible methods.
1. Purchase a plastic 2x2 type flip, insert coin and seal
2. Purchase a cardboard type 2x2 flip, insert coin and seal.
3. Place in a plastic roll and add cotton so doesn't move around until you get more of them
4. Place in an Album and forget worrying about it's future.
5. Sell it to me by sending it to me postage paid for by you.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  3:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add SilverEye to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Should we clean them before tucking them away? I mean like an acetone bath or something so our fingerprint oil and sweat doesn't cause unwanted darkening.
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 Posted 02/08/2012  4:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice!
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 Posted 02/08/2012  5:56 pm  Show Profile Check westcoin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add westcoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The big killer for copper is moisture, so storing them with some sort of dehumidifier or silca gel is recomended. No talking while looking at coins, your mouth is generally what deposits the tiny spots that grow into carbon on copper! Learned this trick at an ANA seminar on grading a long time ago, makes sense too.
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two words: painter's mask
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BiggFredd: two words: painter's mask


The Japanese have got it down then, LOL! I just try and refrain from talking while hovering over coins, it's good practice, beside sometimes I talk too much anyways!
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 Posted 02/09/2012  10:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add biggfredd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
all well and good until you sneeze on your 67red 1916 proof. Then you feel like this reporter:

http://likeorfail.com/world-record-...guy_271.html
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