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Need Help Identifing Silver Lincoln Coin On Silver Bowl

 
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 Posted 10/22/2020  01:07 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Mikeyworms to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello All I picked up these 2 bowls with a Silver coin on bottom of each. Were these made in 1800's to be sold this way? Posting Under Peru also for help with 1 of them. Bowl with coin 2.5 OZ each. Paid $25 each-Please Help-Thanks so Much-Please help me out with Lincoln coin









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 Posted 10/22/2020  08:38 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The silver coins in this context have melt value only.
But in this case, coins melt value is not the point.

Paid $25 each for 2.5 ounces each of +90% silver is about 45% of the melt value as pieces of silver tableware.
That is a bargain. Congratulations!

As pieces of silver tableware, the total value of them both is going to be more than $50.

I assume the silver Lincoln medallion is 90% silver, the same as the Peruvian One Sol-KM#196.3, but I am otherwise unfamiliar with the Lincoln medallion.
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10/22/2020 08:42 am
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