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 Posted 03/06/2018  11:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Topekaguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think I just found a Panama Commemorative 1/2 Balboa "I think, not sure though".






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 Posted 03/07/2018  10:16 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 03/09/2018  11:02 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hey Topekaguy-

I just put that Statue of Liberty Commemorative I found, in my Dansco 7070. I started a 7070 (no gold) several months ago. After seeing so many outstanding 7070 albums here over the years, I thought to myself NO-WAY! But a came to realize, I actually already had many of the coins in my collection. So I started an album. Keep in mind, it's not a high-end quality album. I'm pretty much just filling holes.

I kept looking at this commemorative I found CRH over and over again and couldn't figure out why. I finally hit me. As you know, it's a proof "S" mint mark. The coin has no major scratches, hit or damage. The only problem is circulation wear. As I mentioned earlier, the proof luster is completely gone! The eye appeal (for me) is that it looks like a business strike, which is pretty cool. It perfectly fits the theme of the album.
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 Posted 03/13/2018  4:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add BadToTheBone to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
with ckrakowski , they are all commemoratives although many don't agree for some reason.
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 Posted 04/07/2018  7:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add freddo30 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm old enough to recall Carver-Washingtons, B.T. Washingtons, and an occasional Stone Mountain in circulation ca. 1960 ...
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 Posted 04/07/2018  8:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I'm old enough to recall Carver-Washingtons, B.T. Washingtons, and an occasional Stone Mountain in circulation ca. 1960 ...


Did you save any?
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 Posted 04/07/2018  9:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Thehammer77 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
In canada ive found a 2004 golf dime crh and a teller gave me one commemorative nickel maybe 1997 drums thinking it was foreign.
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 Posted 04/21/2018  12:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add freddo30 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I didn't save any of those, but I have much nicer ones now. Also found a 1911 Indian Quarter Eagle in a roll of dimes (no D, no matter how hard I squinted) and an 1893-S in a coffee can full of ordinary used Morgans while part-timing at a LCS.
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 Posted 04/21/2018  3:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 04/22/2018  10:34 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add freddo30 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
^ The fun part was the unsuspecting non-collector's reaction when I told him about that "odd looking dime" in the roll ; I think we were paying about $125 for circulated Indian Q.E.s at the time - I don't know how the 93-S landed in the $12/ea circ. dollar can but it was also gratifying to tell the elderly dealer about the find so he could write it up properly for sale ( his vision was poor in later years and he must've purchased it in a group across the counter - good ol' fella would have duly informed the seller otherwise )
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 Posted 05/04/2018  11:02 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I found this one today roll searching. It's an "S" and clad. Did they make an "S" in business strike? Was it a proof? It's not silver.



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 Posted 05/05/2018  11:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add two_tonevf35 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
USSID18, that is one cool find! I wish I knew the answer to your question, but that looks to be a cool pocket piece, and nice wear for only 13 year old coin
PCGS submissions 2005-2018. Mailings(21) Orders(43) / 249 coin attempts. 12 Fails(5%) / Member vouchers(19%) Economy(62%) Regular(13%) Free(3%) Express(3%) / Barber 50c (46%) Classic Commemorative (38%) Hawaii(3%) SCD (6%) Other(3%)/ Fails: Cleaned(2) Alt surfaces(1) Scratch(1) Damage(1) "86"(3) 2 Columbian & 1 BTW; Min Grade(2) DNC(2)-Same coin NGC XF40 Barber 50c. Express fees paid by seller (cross guarantee). Kept the coin & later submitted raw: PCGS XF40 [eyeroll] Fails: Econ(8) Regular(2) Express(2)/// Other TPGs: ICG (2011-2018): 35/35 NGC: 0 ANACS: 0
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 Posted 05/06/2018  9:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks two_tonevf35. It was an ender on one of the rolls. I didn't even know what it was, when I first saw it! I had to look it up in the RedBook.
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 Posted 05/06/2018  10:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Not Mint to Be to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is a great looking find. And I really like the color of it. :)
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 Posted 05/07/2018  6:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add USSID18 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Not Mint to Be!
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