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Summer ANA's to Stall in Chicago by Nick Knight
Did anyone notice the ANA press release announcing that they are going to have the summer ANA shows in Chicago permanently after the current schedule is complete (which includes one Chicago show anyway)? I haven't seen any comments, but perhaps we're too busy chit-chatting :) (or perhaps only...
April 12th 10 06:46 PM
by Mr. Jaggers Go to last post
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Help me to find some really rare condor tokens please by Nigel Hormsby
Hi, I am a collector of condor tokens. I would like to buy as many as possible. I have my trusty D&H and need many to complete my collection. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You Nigel
April 12th 10 07:56 AM
by Mr. Jaggers Go to last post
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How can you tell if Obama is lying? by Scurvy Dog[_2_]
His lips are moving. SAY NO TO OBAMA'S VAT!
April 11th 10 12:58 PM
by beekeep Go to last post
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My latest coin acquisition by Mr. Jaggers
The Connecticut state coppers were dated 1785 through 1788, and comprise pieces made from well over three hundred die pairs. They were made by various individuals with varying degrees of skill under varying conditions. Poor workmanship and materials plague these coins, and the survivors attest to...
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April 11th 10 12:20 AM
by Peter[_6_] Go to last post
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Albums? by dlhii
Hello I recently purchased a partial album of silver eagles. The album is a 'mint' album I think maybe Harris made them, there are green tarnish spots on a couple of the eagles. I have the balance to complete the album but am cautious due to the tarnished coins. I like the concept of the album,...
April 10th 10 09:42 PM
by Paul Go to last post
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PING: jamesdurham by Mr. Jaggers
Congratulations on your lucky find of a 37-S Lincoln. Those were not commonly found even 50 years ago, when I was doing the same thing that you are doing. To answer the question you posed in another venue, I am not collecting Lincolns any more, but am concentrating on "colonials", those...
April 10th 10 03:31 PM
by Jud Go to last post
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Hey, hey!!! Just a test. by Eric Babula[_2_]
Looks to me like Alan Bruns gave some pretty good advice! AIOE seems to be working, and it's FREE! XNews is up, and I'm back on RCC. Now, I gotta find all my other NGs that I used to haunt, too! Hope too stick around and chat witchas! Eric Babula Oh, to stay OT - has anyone read "Crime of 1873...
April 10th 10 12:34 AM
by Eric Babula[_2_] Go to last post
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friends keep giving me coins by james durham
today i ot a mexican five cent piece s chinese penny 3 canadian pennies and 2 canadian quarters and a flattened mercury its been pressed like a penny odd little thing looks like a blank planchet nearly i had to magnify to see it was a dime
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April 9th 10 07:18 PM
by Scurvy Dog[_2_] Go to last post
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PCGS Secure Plus by Michael Benveniste[_2_]
Did anyone notice the teaser blurb for PCGS's "new" SecurePlus service? http://www.pcgs.com/secureplus.html Quoting: Imagine a world without coin doctoring. Imagine a world without "gradeflation." It seems to me the whole idea behind "plus" grading is to get people to resubmit their coins so...
April 9th 10 05:31 AM
by Mr. Jaggers Go to last post
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PVC or not PVC? That is the question. by Michael Benveniste[_2_]
This wasn't exactly a shining moment for me in coin photography. In fact, I was blowing off a couple of shots of film using a very odd combination of equipment. (Nikon F100, Ektar 100, a Pentax(!) 120mm f/4 Macro, and a pair of supposedly daylight balanced fluorescents). As a result, the color...
April 8th 10 09:29 PM
by EricBabula[_2_] Go to last post
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Precious Metals by Jud
A bit of a spike this morning for silver and gold. And yes, Petronius, I know that others know how to access prices...but when I see that they have gone up or down quickly, timing can be everything!
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April 7th 10 06:49 PM
by Jud Go to last post
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Obama Sells Out The USA by Scurvy Dog[_2_]
Obama heeded the call of his masters in the Kremlin and announced that the USA would not use its nuclear weapons EVEN IF ATTACKED. So go ahead Russia, bomb New York - Obama won't do a goddamn thing. Obama must be impeached and put on trial for what he is - a traitor.
April 6th 10 10:36 PM
by Peter[_6_] Go to last post
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Silver Bullion and coin reference site by Clinne
I've put together a silver bullion and coin reference site for collectors of bullion it covers the various types of bullion from the world mints.... You can find it at http://www.silverbullionworld.com/ if you have a similar coin site and would like to link drop me a line.....
April 4th 10 08:47 PM
by Clinne Go to last post
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Shield nickel struck thru cloth by [email protected]
Today I received an Ebay purchase of 2 Shield nickels. I was especially curious about one, which is atypical. I took it to a local coin dealer, who declined to speculate on what it was or what it was struck on. I have not photos, yet, on the coin. One side is described as an 1873 "closed 3" in VF+...
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April 4th 10 02:06 PM
by Jud Go to last post
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which countries remove legal tender status from old currencies? by yawnmoth
It's my understanding that in the United States, even now obsolete bills, like the $500.00 Federal Reserve note, are still legal tender even though they haven't been printed in decades. What about other types of currency, like United States Notes or National Currency? Are those still legal...
April 3rd 10 09:48 PM
by note.boy Go to last post
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Video from Fort Worth ANA Show by David Lisot
Some video clips from the ANA show in Fort Worth. http://www.cointelevision.com David Lisot 24 Hour Coin Television Videocasts www.cointelevision.com
April 2nd 10 10:36 PM
by note.boy Go to last post
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To Neg or Not to Neg by Scurvy Dog
Won a coin on eBay from a seller in Toronto Canada (I'm in the USA (NY)). After charging me $10 for "Express Mail", this dealer sat on his ass for a week before mailing the coin, which then took another 10 days to get here. To top it off, the coin was poorly packed and the slab had scotch tape...
April 2nd 10 01:15 PM
by Nick Knight Go to last post
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Money Show in Fort Worth by Alan Bruns
I attended the ANA Money Show in downtown Fort Worth on Saturday morning. It's the largest show I've ever attended by far. I had a list of needed bust half Overton numbers I hoped to reduce by one or two (however far the budget would reach). I arrived a bit after 10:00am, parking on the...
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April 1st 10 09:15 AM
by Ken Barr Go to last post
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Gold 'Panic' Buying Ends, Reducing Austrian Coin Sales by 80% by sgt23
On Mar 20, 9:20*am, j-rod wrote: By Jonathan Tirone March 19 (Bloomberg) -- Muenze Oesterreich AG, the Austrian mint that makes the best-selling gold coin in Europe and Japan, said sales have fallen 80 percent this year after buyers began to regain confidence in the...
April 1st 10 05:20 AM
by sgt23 Go to last post
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The new Boy Scout Silver Dollar from the US Mint? Why a girl? by MKW
Can someone tell me again why there is a female featured on the Boy Scout silver dollar? I was at a banquet tonight for Boy Scout Alumni...and NO one had ever heard of a girl being in the boy scouts. That really is the dumbest design ever. Nice to see that committees dictate art that have no...
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March 29th 10 04:22 AM
by sgt23 Go to last post
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