kaparthy's Recent Activity

  1. kaparthy replied to the thread Found a 1967 dime today.

    Just one out of two-and-a-quarter billion (2,244,007,320).

    Jan 23, 2019 at 11:11 AM
  2. kaparthy liked paddyman98's post in the thread Ireland - 1 Punt Millenium - & - 2 Euro Treaty of Rome.

    I'm checking it out.. Found this - Quote "The mast of the ship was used stylistically as the symbol for the cross, with the cross bar...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:55 PM
  3. kaparthy liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    I always approach interacting with dealers from the perspective of acting how I would want my customers to act at my table if I was a...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  4. kaparthy liked spirityoda's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    If you buy 4-5 coins from the same dealer ask for a discount. Most of the time they can and will give it to you. If they don't do it do...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  5. kaparthy liked John Skelton's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    At my first coin show I walked around to see what everyone had. There weren't many bourses that were empty, and most of them had a couple...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  6. kaparthy liked Jaelus's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    Most important is to be prepared. Have a list of what you want to buy and what you want to sell, along with market values for your target...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  7. kaparthy liked Santinidollar's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    Make a go-around of all the tables and make a note of coins you are interested in. Then decide what you want to go after and go back to the...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  8. kaparthy liked calcol's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    If your first show, consider it more an educational venture rather than a shopping trip. As a newbie, your first show should help you...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:48 PM
  9. kaparthy liked kanga's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    Know what you intent is. Make a shopping list BUT keep it VERY short and of low value. Leave you checkbook at home. Take just enough money...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:47 PM
  10. kaparthy liked ldhair's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    I will sometimes just ask the dealer what he thinks of the coin. I seem to get really honest answers, most of the time. I have been to a...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:47 PM
  11. kaparthy liked spirityoda's post in the thread First time going to coin show.

    Bring your own loupe/magnifying glass. Ask a lot of questions. If they have multiples of the same coin ask for a discount. Sometimes...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:47 PM
  12. kaparthy replied to the thread Ireland - 1 Punt Millenium - & - 2 Euro Treaty of Rome.

    Thanks, PaddyManI followed the link off the link and read about the Broighter Hoard find. Just asking, though... what do the two stars...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 7:41 PM