kanga's Recent Activity

  1. kanga replied to the thread Hello. I am such a noob to grading.

    Experience is what is required. Go to shows and look at slabbed coins and get an "eye" for what's authentic. If you are going to deal with...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 8:44 PM
  2. kanga posted a new thread.

    An Up-to-Date US Currency Catalog; Is There Such an Animal?

    When I go to buy US Currency, particularly modern FRN's (1963-2003), I just have to do a "best guess" of what to pay. I've got Azpiazu's...

    Forum: Paper Money

    Feb 22, 2019 at 8:38 PM
  3. kanga replied to the thread US half dollar year set.

    Well done. Way out of my league. I've got a few, just for my type set.

    Feb 22, 2019 at 9:06 AM
  4. kanga replied to the thread Let's see if we can post a run, in order, of Indian Head Cents!.

    You got to 1868 faster than I thought. It's the next one that I've got imaged. 1868 PCGS MS-64 BN [IMG] [IMG]

    Feb 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM
  5. kanga replied to the thread Coin market soft.

    I think "yes". But sellers don't seem to be aware of that. Prices haven't gotten lower. Collectible coins are not selling at current...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:59 AM
  6. kanga replied to the thread Let's see if we can post a run, in order, of Indian Head Cents!.

    Oh, okay. Since you're up to 1864 I've got two imaged. 1864 CuNi PCGS MS-64 Nice die crack on the reverse (3 to 5). [IMG] [IMG] 1864...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:34 AM
  7. kanga replied to the thread Let's see if we can post a run, in order, of Indian Head Cents!.

    I have a full MS set but most of them are without images. To rectify that situation would require a trip to the bank and a LOT of photo...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 9:01 AM
  8. kanga replied to the thread Valuing My Capped Bust/Reduced Size Quarters (1831-1838).

    Ooooooo, nice. Since I'm still looking for the two I'm missing AND the one DETAILS coin plus upgrades to some of my others, I'm going to...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 5:40 PM
  9. kanga posted a new thread.

    Valuing My Capped Bust/Reduced Size Quarters (1831-1838)

    This is a bit more complicated than just valuing the quarters. My set includes the varieties by Browning number. I don't know any catalog...

    Forum: Coin Chat

    Feb 20, 2019 at 12:28 PM
  10. kanga replied to the thread Amazon joining the scam.

    Remember, only take into account the coins that actually sold. Same with eBay. That will weed out most of the overpriced material.

    Feb 20, 2019 at 8:49 AM
  11. kanga replied to the thread How do you track the value of your collection?.

    I use a spreadsheet. But the hard part is assigning a value to each coin. For the last 20 years I've been recording how much I've paid for...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 8:45 AM
  12. kanga replied to the thread Toning on Low Grade Bust Half..

    That's often a sign of a coin cleaned by wiping. Not dipped; not abrasively.

    Feb 16, 2019
  13. kanga replied to the thread Anyone headed to the Whitman/Baltimore show at the end of the month?.

    I should be there at opening time on Friday.

    Feb 16, 2019