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Yet Another Forum Game - Numismatic Go Fish!

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 Posted 05/26/2022  1:49 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add NumisEd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great coin, @spruett001.
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 Posted 05/26/2022  7:37 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dorado to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Last call for the contest !
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 Posted 05/26/2022  9:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dorado to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
We have a Winner :
spruett001 ,
The floor is Yours .. Congratulations !
Thanks to all participants.
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 Posted 05/28/2022  11:29 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I don't have any special ideas, so I'll use my most recent purchase for a simple matching game.



Points

Canada - 3 pts
Any country bordering Canada - 2 pts
Countries in an unobstructed straight line from Canada - 1 pt

1872 - 3 pts
1852-1871 or 1873-1892 - 2 pts
1802-1851 or 1893-1942 - 1 pt

.925 Silver - 3 pts
All other silver - 2 pts
Any other metal/alloy - 1 pt

25 cents or equivalent (1/4 unit) - 3 pts
1/20, 1/10 or 1/2 unit equivalent - 2 pts
All other fractional denominations - 1 pt

Features Queen Victoria - 3 pts
Features any other Monarch - 2 pts
Features any other real person - 1 pt

The highest total points wins!

Ties go to whoever posts first. Contest ends in 72 hours.



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 Posted 05/28/2022  11:32 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mrwhatisit to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Oh boy, I get lucky again, first dibs on viewing the challenge, just have to get home to see what I have.
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 Posted 05/28/2022  3:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Princetane to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I can come close




Great Britain 1872 Florin (Gothic) Queen Victoria

+1 Straight line from Canada (Anywhere from 50th to 59th parallel as Ireland was part of UK in 1872 and even if not accepted from 50 to 51.29 North and 55.34 North to 59.56 North (Where Kap Farvel reaches to)

+3 Points - 1872
+3 .925 Silver
+2 Fraction of 1/10 (1/10 of a )
+3 Has Queen Victoria

Total 12 points out of 15!
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 Posted 05/28/2022  8:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add triggersmob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think the best I can offer is this 1947 25 cent from Canada for 10 points.



3 points for Canada
2 points for other silver
3 points for 25 cents
2 points for other monarch (George VI is on obverse)

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 Posted 05/28/2022  8:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bd251 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Canada dateless George V 25 cents



Points

Canada - 3 pts

1893-1942 (1912-1936) - 1 pt

All other silver (could be stirling, but can't be determined due to lack of date) - 2 pts

25 cents or equivalent (1/4 unit) - 3 pts

Features any other Monarch - 2 pts

11 points
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 Posted 05/28/2022  10:12 pm  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great entries so far! I'm a big fan of the Gothic florin design.

Standings

Princetane - 12 pts
bd251 - 11 pts
triggersmob - 10 pts


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 Posted 05/28/2022  10:49 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mrwhatisit to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think I got a good one here

1874-H Canadian quarter, 92.5% silver, and everything else added up, I get 14 points... Just two years off 1872


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 Posted 05/29/2022  9:17 pm  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
I think I got a good one here

Indeed!

Standings

mrwhatisit - 14 pts
Princetane - 12 pts
bd251 - 11 pts
triggersmob - 10 pts

There's still room for a new leader...

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 Posted 05/30/2022  04:22 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dorado to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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 Posted 05/30/2022  04:26 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add keith12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Bingo
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