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  1. johnmilton replied to the thread Are these authentic?.

    Here’s something that should always be on your mind these days when you get “bargain offers” like this. How many people sell thousands of...

    May 21, 2019 at 8:30 AM
  2. johnmilton replied to the thread Are these authentic?.

    Some of them look suspicious to me. Angle and group shots are not the way to get opinions on authenticity.

    May 20, 2019 at 9:14 PM
  3. johnmilton replied to the thread Jefferson War Nickels (Capital Plastic Collection).

    Nice set! I have looked these sets from time to time and have always passed on them. Although there were a couple of good coins, too often...

    May 20, 2019 at 9:10 PM
  4. johnmilton liked BlackBeard_Thatch's post in the thread Theodore Roosevelt has two official inaugural medals issued for him in 1905.

    One of my favorite president's, great thread.

    May 19, 2019 at 9:48 PM
  5. johnmilton replied to the thread Theodore Roosevelt has two official inaugural medals issued for him in 1905.

    The are significant numismatic researchers (Roger Burdette) who say he didn’t like the St. Gaudens - Tiffany design also.

    May 19, 2019 at 8:32 PM
  6. johnmilton attached a file to the thread Medieval Profile - Richard III.

    Your coin beats the dickens out of the one I have, a more typical penny. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    Richard III Penny O.jpg Richard III Penny R.jpg May 19, 2019 at 10:43 AM
  7. johnmilton replied to the thread Thoughts on grade - 1892 Indian Head.

    Sounds like you have been caught in a bate and switch. The obverse of the OP is definitely better than Good.

    May 19, 2019 at 8:31 AM
  8. johnmilton replied to the thread What do you think of this toned Peace $? Natural Artificial? Market acceptable.

    I think the color is AT, but it doesn’t matter because the coin is unattractive.

    May 18, 2019 at 6:22 PM
  9. johnmilton attached a file to the thread 2009 Centennial Cents.

    There was a major recession in 2009, and as I remember it, the distribution of these coins was very uneven. Therefore it was hard to find a...

    Lincoln Dollar.jpg May 18, 2019 at 9:22 AM
  10. johnmilton replied to the thread 1830 here.

    It was not worn away. The coin was flatly struck in the area because that part of the motto is opposite the end of the bust. There was not...

    May 17, 2019 at 12:54 PM
  11. johnmilton replied to the thread CAC premium and PCGS + grade.

    Giving you really definitive answers to your question is almost impossible for me without knowing what the coin is and either seeing photos...

    May 17, 2019 at 10:44 AM
  12. johnmilton liked CircCam's post in the thread CAC premium and PCGS + grade.

    If you love the coin and the eye appeal is outstanding (NOT always the case by any stretch regardless of a plus or a CAC sticker IMO) then...

    May 17, 2019 at 10:35 AM
  13. johnmilton posted a new thread.

    Theodore Roosevelt has two official inaugural medals issued for him in 1905

    Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901 following the assassination of William McKinley. Roosevelt was an activist president who put...

    TR Fairbanks Lib.jpg 1905 TR Davison O.jpg 1905 TR Davison R.jpg 1905 TR St Gaudens O.jpg 1905 TR St Gaudens R.jpg

    Forum: Coin Chat

    May 17, 2019 at 10:33 AM
  14. johnmilton attached a file to the thread Need help with class cent search.

    There have been seven major reverse designs for the Lincoln Cent. Here they are: 1909 - 1958, The Wheat Ears Reverse. [ATTACH] 1959 -...

    1909 Matte Proof Cent R.jpg 1963 Proof Cent R.jpg Lincoln Early Life.jpg Lincoln Log Cabin.jpg Lincoln Springfield.jpg Lincoln Capital.jpg 2011-S Cent R.jpg May 17, 2019 at 9:53 AM
  15. johnmilton replied to the thread 1830 here.

    It is a nice, wholesome example of a 19th century coin. The grade would in the VF-25 or 30 neighborhood. These coins generally come nice...

    May 17, 2019 at 9:33 AM