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  1. BostonCoins replied to the thread How can I ID no date SLQs?.

    Though this is a neat "exercise", I guess I'm curious. Does it really matter what dates they are? I don't mean to be the "negative Nancy"...

    Mar 1, 2017 at 8:24 AM
  2. BostonCoins liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    This coin is genuine. It was either damaged by an acid cleaning, or it was dug from the ground (corroded while it was there) and was...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 7:18 PM
  3. BostonCoins liked Treashunt's post in the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    now, I REALLY don't like you! :bag:

    Feb 24, 2017 at 2:39 PM
  4. BostonCoins liked C-B-D's post in the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    This coin is absolutely genuine, but I believe it was corroded and harshly cleaned to remove the (probably black) corrosion.

    Feb 24, 2017 at 8:43 AM
  5. BostonCoins liked kanga's post in the thread Sheldon, Newcomb and Overton... oh my!!.

    As you may have seen from my other post I'm working on die varieties of Capped Bust Quarters/Reduced Size (1831-1838). In this case I'm...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 8:42 AM
  6. BostonCoins liked GDJMSP's post in the thread Sheldon, Newcomb and Overton... oh my!!.

    I was never really a set collector myself let alone a variety guy. For me, I had to like a coin to want to add it to my collection. There...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 8:42 AM
  7. BostonCoins replied to the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    Lol @Treashunt . Fairly certain football season is over... and as a New England naitive... it was a GREAT season!

    Feb 24, 2017 at 6:35 AM
  8. BostonCoins liked Eduard's post in the thread Sheldon, Newcomb and Overton... oh my!!.

    Your question has many answers, but one of them is certainly the thrill of the hunt and being able to find a scarce die varieties for a...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 6:03 AM
  9. BostonCoins posted a new thread.

    Sheldon, Newcomb and Overton... oh my!!

    Where my passion is early large copper, I often find myself dealing with Sheldon and Newcomb die varieties. While reading threads on Coin...

    Forum: US Coins Forum

    Feb 24, 2017 at 4:38 AM
  10. BostonCoins liked lkeigwin's post in the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    The earlier bust halves are much more in demand than the later years. Lots of collectors draw the line at 1836, the last year of the screw...

    Feb 22, 2017
  11. BostonCoins replied to the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    I honestly am not looking for a specific edge design, nor a particular year. I am a late-rebloomer who is restating my collection. Over...

    Feb 22, 2017
  12. BostonCoins replied to the thread 1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?.

    Thanks for your input everyone. My gut is telling me something is off about this coin. I will definitely pass. Where I'm no expert in this...

    Feb 22, 2017
  13. BostonCoins posted a new thread.

    1838 Bust Half Dollar - Your opinion?

    I've been looking to pick up a few bust half dollars on a lower budget. I came across this coin on EBay, and I can't quite tell what I'm...

    Forum: US Coins Forum

    Feb 22, 2017
  14. BostonCoins replied to the thread 1957 d/d cent.

    That's very interesting. According to the Lincoln Cent Resource, there is a 57 D/D/D. When you look at the image on Lincoln Resource, I'm...

    Feb 22, 2017