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  1. ksparrow liked Rushmore's post in the thread Real or fake.

    I sent the coin back to get it reholdered and they even gave it the gold shield[ATTACH]

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  2. ksparrow liked CoinCorgi's post in the thread Post your SEATED coins..

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  3. ksparrow replied to the thread Comparing the Artwork on the 1921 Morgan Dollar with an older piece.

    According to Bowers in the Morgan Guide Book, with the original hubs destroyed in 1910, the Mint used an 1878 7TF/rev of 78 as a model....

    May 9, 2021 at 7:17 PM
  4. ksparrow liked Dima's post in the thread Newest Addition - 1901 Eagle.

    Picked up this beauty earlier this week; arrived today -- [ATTACH] This fully lustrous PCGS MS63 has a few bag marks and tiny dings,...

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  5. ksparrow replied to the thread Newest Addition - 1901 Eagle.

    My 10$ lib has a few more years on it. [IMG][IMG]

    May 7, 2021 at 10:00 PM
  6. ksparrow replied to the thread Newest Addition - 1901 Eagle.

    Very nice! A lot of gold repatriated from Europe has the dark gray smudges after a century of storage in canvas bags.

    May 7, 2021 at 9:57 PM
  7. ksparrow replied to the thread New Walker and Cent to the collection.

    nice looking original coins. I like the walker.

    May 7, 2021 at 3:01 PM
  8. ksparrow replied to the thread 1883 Hawaiian Quarter.

    I like the coins of Hawaii and finally finished a circulated set. Grade wise, the op's coin looks about mid VF to me. The obverse...

    May 7, 2021 at 7:42 AM
  9. ksparrow replied to the thread Imagine Finding THIS is a Junk Bin..

    Note to self: always wear black or navy blue when going through junk boxes. You never know.

    May 6, 2021 at 7:13 PM
  10. ksparrow replied to the thread Imagine Finding THIS is a Junk Bin..

    Phenomenal find. If it had been me, the large stain on the front of my pants might have tipped off the dealer. thank goodness the...

    May 6, 2021 at 7:12 PM
  11. ksparrow replied to the thread 1852 three cent silver.

    nice little original coin.

    May 6, 2021 at 7:10 PM
  12. ksparrow replied to the thread Just a really, really gorgeous 1966 SMS Kennedy Half Dollar.

    Great looking coin, and I agree with Razz, the large flat area at the top of the shield is virtually pristine.

    May 6, 2021 at 7:07 PM
  13. ksparrow liked Oldhoopster's post in the thread Eddie.. What I've got here? I know nothing about coins!.

    I’ve evaluated accumulations/collections for work colleagues over the years. Most were the usual 90% silver, Ikes, wheats, $2 notes,...

    May 5, 2021 at 10:36 PM
  14. ksparrow liked Collecting Nut's post in the thread Eddie.. What I've got here? I know nothing about coins!.

    I had a very attractive lady that I worked with ask me about coins. She was recently divorced at the time and was very skeptical about...

    May 5, 2021 at 10:36 PM
  15. ksparrow liked J.T. Parker's post in the thread Eddie.. What I've got here? I know nothing about coins!.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] My only 'big-Deal', I had an older friend withwhom I metal detected occasionally. He had a rather eclectic coin...

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