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  1. johnmilton replied to the thread Grade it before NGC please.

    The many lines in the fields concern me. From the photos, I would say AU sharpness, cleaned.

    Feb 24, 2020 at 2:42 PM
  2. johnmilton replied to the thread An examination of the counterfeit slab epidemic. Scope and advice..

    One thing that makes me both angry and puzzled is why PCGS refuses to take pictures of every coin they grade currently. As a compromise...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 5:32 PM
  3. johnmilton liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread An examination of the counterfeit slab epidemic. Scope and advice..

    The modern Chinese counterfeiting problem cannot be overstated. They have made counterfeits ranging from BU 1794 dollars to the lowly XF...

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  4. johnmilton attached a file to the thread 1937 buffalo nickel. Proof?.

    Here is a Proof 1937 nickel. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    1937BufO.JPG 1937BufR.JPG Feb 22, 2020 at 12:27 PM
  5. johnmilton replied to the thread 1937 buffalo nickel. Proof?.

    The Proofs are so bright you can barely see the design. I’ll post one tomorrow.

    Feb 21, 2020 at 10:18 PM
  6. johnmilton attached a file to the thread Help Attributing William Washington Bronze Medal.

    Here is the only William Washington medal I have. It is a plain edge, and I believe that it was made at the Paris Mint sometime in the...

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  7. johnmilton replied to the thread Help Attributing William Washington Bronze Medal.

    Yes, that medal is a modern French restrike, and has had its surfaces severely cleaned. I am not on my desktop and won’t have access to...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 5:32 PM
  8. johnmilton replied to the thread 1806 1/2 cent C-4.

    The 1806 C-1 is the second most common Draped Bust half cent. The 1804 C-13, Plain 4, Stemless is the most common half cent PERIOD IMO....

    Feb 19, 2020 at 10:55 AM
  9. johnmilton replied to the thread Grading help.

    If that mark on Washington’s jaw is really there, it’s not an MS-68.

    Feb 17, 2020