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  1. asheland replied to the thread Dahlonega newp! GTG.

    I'd like to visit the Dahlonega museum and see the site where the original mint was (it's a college now). One of these days...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:21 PM
  2. asheland liked LakeEffect's post in the thread Dahlonega newp! GTG.

    Clever! I did not call but found the city's website... Originally incorporated as Talonega in 1833, Dahlonega, pronounced "Dah-lahn-e-ga",...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:20 PM
  3. asheland liked messydesk's post in the thread Dahlonega newp! GTG.

    Call 706-864-6133 and ask how they pronounce it.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:20 PM
  4. asheland replied to the thread Another GTG - Type 2 Gold Dollar.

    @ksparrow That's a terrific example! Thanks for showing it. :)

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:19 PM
  5. asheland liked ksparrow's post in the thread Another GTG - Type 2 Gold Dollar.

    OK, since you asked, I'll post it. In addition to the planchet flaw, there is a very light mark across the rev, which can only be seen if...

    1855 type 2 dollar pcgs 58 obv.jpg 1855 type 2 dollar pcgs 58 rev.jpg Dec 8, 2018 at 10:18 PM
  6. asheland replied to the thread One more gold thread, not GTG - $5 Indian.

    Thanks everybody! :) I plan to make more videos of my coins when time permits.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:17 PM
  7. asheland liked IBetASilverDollar's post in the thread One more gold thread, not GTG - $5 Indian.

    Great coin! I’m hoping videos become more standard soon can definitely see the life of a coin which sometimes is hard in still shots. It’s...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:17 PM
  8. asheland liked ksparrow's post in the thread One more gold thread, not GTG - $5 Indian.

    Beautiful example. The video really helps appreciate the luster, and the lack of marks which are always a problem with this series that...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:16 PM
  9. asheland liked GDJMSP's post in the thread Hobbyist Incused Gold Question.... Warning, May Qualify For Dumb.

    When it comes to grading they are, or at least should be, graded the same way any other coin is. What I'm trying to say is it doesn't...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:15 PM
  10. asheland liked ksparrow's post in the thread Hobbyist Incused Gold Question.... Warning, May Qualify For Dumb.

    Very tough to differentiate higher AU from UNC examples and almost impossible from photos alone. High quality fakes abound. Marks in the...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:14 PM
  11. asheland liked NLL's post in the thread Hobbyist Incused Gold Question.... Warning, May Qualify For Dumb.

    I also love the design and hope to get a quarter eagle next year of this series.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:14 PM
  12. asheland liked BuffaloHunter's post in the thread Hobbyist Incused Gold Question.... Warning, May Qualify For Dumb.

    This is one that's on my wish list and I too will purchase a certified example. I love the look of them.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:14 PM
  13. asheland liked Michael K's post in the thread Is this a counterfeit or not?.

    Seller should be in Rikers Island.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:13 PM
  14. asheland liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Is this a counterfeit or not?.

    Indeed. This one took me less than a second to to notice it looked "off". Others are trickier.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 10:13 PM
  15. asheland replied to the thread Is this a counterfeit or not?.

    I wish they were all that easy! lol

    Dec 7, 2018 at 3:20 PM