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  1. gxseries replied to the thread 大朝鮮 vs 朝鮮 "Great Korea" vs "Korea" (Korea Yr. 505 = 1896, 5 Fun).

    Found a scan of the book cover. [img] Issued by the Bank of Korea. I believe it was issued in 1969 / 1970. If you can find it and...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 6:51 AM
  2. gxseries liked JeffC's post in the thread Anybody have any “white gold” coins?.

    This is the Japanese piece that I think @gxseries is referring to. This one is 1860-1869, Japan, 2-Shu. But it's not 75% gold. Just...

    20210121_213910 copy.jpg Jan 21, 2021 at 10:13 PM
  3. gxseries replied to the thread Anybody have any “white gold” coins?.

    I believe the small Japanese gold bu coins is classified as white gold as it's made with low grade gold and silver.

    Jan 21, 2021 at 7:49 PM
  4. gxseries replied to the thread 大朝鮮 vs 朝鮮 "Great Korea" vs "Korea" (Korea Yr. 505 = 1896, 5 Fun).

    Good pickup @The Eidolon . Will update. It's perfect timing as I have to add in this [img] A pattern tribute coin which you can see...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 5:35 PM
  5. gxseries replied to the thread 大朝鮮 vs 朝鮮 "Great Korea" vs "Korea" (Korea Yr. 505 = 1896, 5 Fun).

    @The Eidolon : Silly me - I knew I did a fair bit of research on this. I have already done this on my site...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 7:39 AM
  6. gxseries liked masterswimmer's post in the thread An incredible lucky find!!! Score of a lifetime!.

    Wow! It could easily just have been someone's inheritance and they saw nothing special in those rolls not being a collector. Happens...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 4:43 AM
  7. gxseries replied to the thread 大朝鮮 vs 朝鮮 "Great Korea" vs "Korea" (Korea Yr. 505 = 1896, 5 Fun).

    Eidolon - I know no Korean. This period of Korean coinage sparks my interest as it reflects the start up of a new currency as well as...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 4:13 AM
  8. gxseries replied to the thread 大朝鮮 vs 朝鮮 "Great Korea" vs "Korea" (Korea Yr. 505 = 1896, 5 Fun).

    There is a book that was issued by the Bank of Korea back in 1970s which covers this. Back in mid 1800s where various mints were setup...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:56 AM
  9. gxseries replied to the thread 大朝鮮 vs 朝鮮 "Great Korea" vs "Korea" (Korea Yr. 505 = 1896, 5 Fun).

    You are right about politics. China especially yuan Shi kai - well known as fat man on Chinese silver coins strongly opposed such...

    Jan 19, 2021 at 2:04 AM