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  1. kountryken liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread My Top 10 for 2020.

    Last year I vowed to hide my credit cards & stop adding to my disorganized collection. That's like a drunk stumbling into a bar & asking...

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  2. kountryken liked zumbly's post in the thread AncientJoe's Top 10 for 2020.

    Stupendous additions to a stupendous collections! In spite of having seen many of these already, I still couldn't help thinking "good...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  3. kountryken liked dougsmit's post in the thread AncientJoe's Top 10 for 2020.

    2 and 6 lead my list which includes all the rest but the EID (I stay on the porch). I hope everyone realizes that #8 you called common...

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  4. kountryken liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread AncientJoe's Top 10 for 2020.

    A.J., You've got another selection of museum quality treasures this year :jawdrop:! The Ides of March denarius is your greatest addition...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 10:43 AM
  5. kountryken liked Julius Germanicus's post in the thread AncientJoe's Top 10 for 2020.

    OMG Sitting here with my mouth open, unable to add anything to that.

    Dec 4, 2020 at 10:41 AM
  6. kountryken liked AncientJoe's post in the thread AncientJoe's Top 10 for 2020.

    2020 has objectively been one of the most challenging years in recent memory. Coins are a great escape from the daily breaking news...

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  7. kountryken liked galba68's post in the thread Before and after..Mystery solved!.

    Coin before cleaning..Who is this? [ATTACH] AEMILIANUS, VIMINACIUM, 10,5o gr..Lovely portrait! [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. kountryken liked wxcoin's post in the thread Strange looking 1865 3-cent piece.

    I would buy in that it was attached to something so it may very well have been soldered.

    Nov 29, 2020 at 9:12 PM
  9. kountryken liked manny9655's post in the thread Strange looking 1865 3-cent piece.

    Even so, you have to get the nickel hot enough to accept the solder. What do you think is used in the electronics industry on...

    Nov 29, 2020 at 9:12 PM
  10. kountryken liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread Strange looking 1865 3-cent piece.

    If solder was hot enough to melt nickel, I would too. But nickel’s melting point is significantly hotter than solder’s melting point

    Nov 29, 2020 at 9:10 PM