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Ancient Greek Gold Coin From Crimea Sells For A Record-Breaking ú4.8m
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Old Post Posted Today  11H 51M ago
Here's a video of the coin in question :

vimeo.com/814570586
Forum: Ancient, Greek, Roman, and Medieval Coins
 
For Sid Belzberg, Some Coins Reunited
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Old Post Posted 05/05/2023  10:20 pm
What a gorgeous group
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
Post Your Most Recent Canadian Coin Purchases!
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Old Post Posted 05/05/2023  11:33 am

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@Dollar 1935....is that a specimen cent?


Yup, SP-64RD Pittman/Blay

I couldnt agree more with the original description from the Pittman sale:

Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens

How To Distinguish British Bronze Proof From Ciculation Coin
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Old Post Posted 05/05/2023  11:12 am
I'mánot too familar with later UK proof strikes but I'll assume they are quite similar to the canadian specimen/proof produced by the royal mint before 1908 :

the first thing you should look for is a square (flat) edge with full rim denticle, often the presence of a rim burr with no weaknesses. If you see some denticle merging with the rim, it should raise a red flag.

Also, they tend to have a more mirrored surface (usually), the letters are also sharper (more square/flat and less rounded) and the overall strike is full. It seems most of those issue show obvious signs of die polishing lines around the letters and the dates wich is quite typical of carefully prepared dies.

If youre looking to find impaired proof in the wild, your best bet is to study the die markers of those issues so you can recognise if a coin has been struck with a proof die, most of those issues seems to have been struck by very few dies, often a single die pair so its not hard to do.
Forum: United Kingdom (Great Britain) Coins
 
Post Your United Kingdom (Great Britain) Coin Acquisitions.
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Old Post Posted 05/04/2023  9:46 pm
I think Ive posted it here already but anyway :


Forum: United Kingdom (Great Britain) Coins
 
What Are Your Earliest Memories/Experiences With Coins?
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Old Post Posted 05/04/2023  7:36 pm
I found a weird coin in the dollar my grandmother gave me, turn out it was a silver 1962 10c (from Canada) and from that moment I was hooked ! I was maybe 8-9 years old
Forum: Main Coin Forum
 
Post Your United Kingdom (Great Britain) Coin Acquisitions.
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Old Post Posted 05/04/2023  6:59 pm
My second U.K coin ever ;

Forum: United Kingdom (Great Britain) Coins
 
Post Your Most Recent Canadian Coin Purchases!
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Old Post Posted 05/04/2023  6:12 pm
Freshly arrived yesterday, a truly fantastic coin in hand!



Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
1000 Posts, 1000 Canadian Large Cents, And Many Good Friends. Thanks CCF!
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Old Post Posted 04/24/2023  1:38 pm
Congrats on your 1000th post!
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
The RCM May Not Care, But I'm Throwing In The Proverbial Towel.
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Old Post Posted 04/12/2023  1:13 pm

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The 100th anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the
Society For the Preservation of Wooden Toilet Seats


I wouldn't be too surprised at this point :


Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
Canadian Shipwreck Coins - Are They A Thing?
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Old Post Posted 04/07/2023  11:15 pm
A few coins from the Chameau will be auctioned off here (also, an ecu, lot 1489) :

https://auction.sedwickcoins.com/Tr...au&hi=0&vm=1


Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
1952 Mint Set Issued In 6-Coin Plexi Case Graded Specimen By PCGS
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Old Post Posted 03/30/2023  4:14 pm
I could be wrong but I think the OP previously posted this set on the forum in the plexi case and it was indeed an aftermarket case.
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
1952 Mint Set Issued In 6-Coin Plexi Case Graded Specimen By PCGS
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Old Post Posted 03/29/2023  4:21 pm
Maybe hairlines or something hidden under the (very) attractive patina? It can be hard to see those on a reflective coin in hand under a good light, Its not hard to make them completely invisible on a photo.

Its also not uncomon to see quite a lot of grade variation within a single set.

Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens

Post Your Most Recent Canadian Coin Purchases!
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Old Post Posted 03/28/2023  7:29 pm
Absolutely fantastic as always Will!
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
Professional Coin Certification System - A New One For Me
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Old Post Posted 03/25/2023  02:36 am
His son Scott has been the main grader for a while now, Brian's eyesight wasnt too good in the last few years from what ive heard,

Quite a shame since his own personal collection was focused mainly on silver 5c...
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
ICCS Serial Number Informations
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Old Post Posted 03/22/2023  5:00 pm
Maybe you could call them but I dont think those informations are publicly avaible

As a terminus ante quem ; From the research I had done in 2018, They stopped to use the embossed logo around 1995/1996 and they started to use the 3 letters cert. around the end of 2011.


they also changed the typo used around the end of 2021.
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
1908 Specimen Case - Unlisted Variety?
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Old Post Posted 03/21/2023  4:35 pm
could it be it lost the leather strip ? : http://goccf.com/t/350484&SearchTerms=1908,bosox
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
Thinking It Is Time To Move Away From Ebay
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Old Post Posted 03/15/2023  2:04 pm
I've bought 3 lots from different seller in the US, both 3 got lost consecutively by their global shipping program once they entered Canada and since I decided to wait a little to see if the situation would solve by itself, EBay won't assume any responsibility, around $350 of coins, total lost for me. Even if the item is still tracked, be sure to signal you didn't received the item once you have passed the projected delivery date.


Personally I'm mostly done with EBay, I cherry picked quite a few amazing coins there, but the amount of nice deals/coins has been going down drastically since 2019.
Some sellers use EBay mostly for advertising other platform/websites where they can sell their coins for 20-30% cheaper...
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
Post Your Most Recent Canadian Coin Purchases!
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Old Post Posted 03/09/2023  9:54 pm
The specimens are already in my inventory, but the KGVI and ERII Ms strikes are still in Blay's inventory and I just got mines this morning so they won't show up untill next week in my case...


They should start to move to their new homes soon!


There was definitely some crazy bargain in the MS strikes, I I wish I would've got more like the 1940 or 1952 but the time played against me...
Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 
ICCS Reference Query.
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Old Post Posted 03/09/2023  5:15 pm
They can confirm you the number on the certificate is real (ex : X3L 654 = canadian 10c 1932 in Ms-64) but they wont be able to tell you if the coin itself is the one they paired with the certificate to begin with.

Forum: Canadian Coins and Colonial Tokens
 


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