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Frank the Spammer has been NARUed!!!!!!!!!!!!! by Frank Provasek
LOL Arrogant ebay *indeed*!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;) http://cgi2.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFeedback&userid=frankcoins link I have been the victim of newsgroup smear campaigns for several years. Just another tactic by the Frank-haters.
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March 1st 04 12:53 AM
by John L. Go to last post
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Congress mandates use of "In God We Trust" by Bill Dunkenfield
1908 : Congress mandates use of "In God We Trust" In a move that seemingly flew in the face of America's founding belief in the separation of church and state, Congress passed legislation on this day in 1908 that made the maxim "In God We Trust" an obligatory element of certain coins. The motto...
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June 11th 07 04:30 PM
by Brian O Go to last post
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Arrogant Ebay by Frank Provasek
I sometimes send email to my ebay customers when I put up a lot of new stuff at one cent start and no reserve. I have their email addresses from them writing to ME (not sent through ebay's system.) Got a PHONE CALL from ebay warning me not to send any more spam email to "their" customers. I...
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November 24th 03 02:34 AM
by Bob Peterson Go to last post
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2006 Standard Catalog of World Coins by Honus
I went to Barnes and Noble, and found a copy of the cat. he http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?userid=9S69PlcCNb&isbn=0873499875&itm=1 Went I went to the brick an mortar store, however, I found a different version of the catalog. It looks like...
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January 7th 06 10:34 AM
by BasketCase Go to last post
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"Real" Money by [email protected]
"Real" money, meaning that the value of the coin is in the metal, is gone now. Was the USA the last country to coin real money? If not, which country carried on coinage after LBJ eliminated silver coinage? BTW, I do not count legal tender coins like the US $50 gold coin, as it is not expected to...
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February 12th 07 10:50 PM
by gogu Go to last post
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Suspended by ebay for listing unapproved coins - take action! by Gwen
I have been suspended by ebay unfairly for relisting SEGS and PCI coins. Ebay claims they are counterfeit, but THEY ARE NOT!!! I've been a seller for years, ebay doesn't know what they are doing, yet my income is gone!!!! This is the ANA's fault for starting this with ebay but not following...
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January 3rd 08 04:46 PM
by Frank Provasek Go to last post
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Europeans are Slow by Jorg Lueke
To see the brilliance of slabbing. No more pewter Thalers or hammered pennies made by Artie next door. When will they learn?
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February 16th 04 02:55 AM
by Jorg Lueke Go to last post
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Collecting experience by Reid Goldsborough[_2_]
This year marks exactly ten years of my beginning coin collecting again. Time for a retrospective, some analysis. Read at your own risk. This will be long (winded). Consider this post a medium-length magazine article, though more personal and less focused. Though this includes some dealer...
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March 2nd 10 04:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dipping by Dennis G. Rears
I've heard that some dealers (mainly from the major coin advertisers) dip coins. Supposely dipping is different from cleaning coins. A year ago I bought a 1934-2006 Lincoln cent set in a Dansco album labeled 1909-2007. I was missing 70 coins from 1909-1933. I've been buying them from various...
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August 4th 07 12:58 PM
by BasketCase Go to last post
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Gold prices plummet! by j-rod
September 24, 1869 Gold prices plummet http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=Article&id=6117 JAM
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October 12th 09 09:55 PM
by Mr. Jaggers Go to last post
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Getting the Public to Use Half Dollars and Dollars by Ami .
What are your ideas on getting the public to widely use half dollar and dollar coins in everyday transactions? I think the following would work: 1. End production of Kennedy halves in 2004. The last year should have a special date, 1964-2004. Starting in 2005, the half dollar would have...
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December 5th 03 12:14 AM
by Bob Peterson Go to last post
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what else do you collect? by [email protected]
does anyone here ever set out to collect anything other than coins? i know the answer is yes and maybe some of you can pitch in what other areas you've dabbled in. today i'm letting go of one collection which at its height i had just about as much passion for then as i do now with coins. it was...
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June 15th 07 06:58 PM
by gogu[_2_] Go to last post
218 3,320
FYI: ASA-Accugrade files new suit in US District Court by linxlvr
On Wed, 05 Jan 2005 10:53:05 -0800, Scot Kamins wrote: In article , K6AZ wrote: FYI - Beyond reporting this I can't say much else. http://www.k6az.com/forums/acg_federal_lawsuit.pdf Amazing. Just bloody amazing.
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January 31st 05 03:15 AM
by Bruce Remick Go to last post
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Ebay is Unfair! by Kim[_2_]
Hi. My name is Kim and I was a powerseller on eBay. My account was canceled for no apparent reason give, then an eBay representative wrote to me and instructed me to fax certain documentation in then my account would be reinstated. I did so but my account was not reinstated. Now I have no income...
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June 1st 07 02:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bible coin -- Marine removed from duty over Bible coin reports by Arizona Coin Collector
Hello all Not sure what to think about this story! Who made the coins, and how did this one (soon-to-be), X-Marine get them? FROM: http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/meast/05/29/iraq.bible/
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June 27th 08 01:29 AM
by Bruce Remick Go to last post
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Smart people stop using cent coins by Fred Shecter
http://www.expatica.com/index.asp?pad=2,18,&item_id=35383 How about the USA? -Fred Shecter -- ""Remove "zorch" from address (2 places) to reply.
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November 14th 03 10:14 PM
by Joe Fischer Go to last post
191 3,274
Fakes and Terrorism (Again) by Mike Marotta
Here is a recent article from CNN Money. http://money.cnn.com/2005/05/26/news/terror_knockoffs/ In my Numismatic Theater presentation on "Fakes: Threat or Menace?" at the ANA Convention in Pittsburgh 2004, I delivered other information like this, also from Interpol and Congressional...
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June 13th 05 09:57 PM
by Reid Goldsborough Go to last post
186 3,554
Whizzing by Reid Goldsborough
The following will be an exercise of truth, and falsity, exposed, with sources cited. This is about whizzing, with the recent discussion about this until now in a thread about ancient coins titled "Ancient Coins: How to Start a Collection?" Whizzing, however, is primarily an issue affecting modern...
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October 7th 07 11:31 PM
by Mr. Jaggers Go to last post
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FA: 1955/55 DDO Lincoln Cent PCGS MS-64 RD Oly..this one's for YOU by Ira
One of the finest Ms-64 RDs I've ever seen. In a 7 year old slab. Why is this important? Because a few 64Rdson the market now, 2 of which are inPCGS slabs, have been reclored by coin doctor(s)! Within a year, the color becomes unnatoral and the coin can no longer be called original. After a...
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July 9th 07 12:55 AM
by oly Go to last post
180 3,153
2 Attachment(s) From the Provasek (prosovek prozacset - whatever) school of marketing. by Angrie.Woman
(This is long - more of a rant, really.) Is it loony season? I got this from an ebayer I bought from once - a zillion years ago. " Thank You for your recent ebay purchase we would like to direct you to our site www.*******andelectronic.citymaker.com we offer everything that we had on ebay at...
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December 3rd 05 06:20 PM
by Fritz Go to last post
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