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  1. medoraman replied to the thread Coin buying / selling behavior....

    Yeah, and also which Krause? I hear from many current Krause pricing is all over the board and really have no bearing to the hobby at...

    Jun 24, 2022 at 10:42 AM
  2. medoraman replied to the thread Toning Ancient coins.

    Good writeup. You are right, almost any sulfur source except for paper is "too much", and the sulfur reacts too violently and therefore...

    Jun 24, 2022 at 10:27 AM
  3. medoraman liked ArtDeco's post in the thread Toning Ancient coins.

    The difference I believe is the rate in which the silver is reacting, with the envelope method there should be a specific type of light...

    Jun 24, 2022 at 10:24 AM
  4. medoraman replied to the thread Toning Ancient coins.

    Look at @sand coin in post number two. See how its toned in front of the face? Also notice how the toned area is lustrous, (shiny)? That...

    Jun 24, 2022 at 10:23 AM
  5. medoraman replied to the thread Toning Ancient coins.

    Yeah, but on silver high doses of sulphur in a short reaction time react differently that low doses of sulfur over a long period. That...

    Jun 23, 2022 at 4:46 PM
  6. medoraman replied to the thread Toning Ancient coins.

    I think some of the concern and desire to differentiate is both durability and desirability. What most would call natural toning takes...

    Jun 23, 2022 at 8:38 AM
  7. medoraman replied to the thread Toning Ancient coins.

    True silver toning comes from intact surfaces of the silver that melted when struck. Some ancients that were buried fairly quickly can...

    Jun 22, 2022 at 4:11 PM
  8. medoraman replied to the thread SPOT vs MELT.

    Basically agree. Spot is the current cash market price for the commodity that day. "Melt value" can be used as the value of the pm in...

    Jun 22, 2022 at 4:06 PM
  9. medoraman replied to the thread Your Youngest Ancient Coin.

    Now you are really getting into a sticky wicket @Bing. Lots of disagreements exist on where ancient ends and medieval begins....

    Jun 21, 2022 at 12:36 PM
  10. medoraman posted a new thread.

    WTB: US minted Philippines

    I own some but too lazy to dig them up. Looking for decent selection/condition early 20th century, WWII issues, and maybe McArthur issue...

    Forum: Want Lists

    Jun 21, 2022 at 12:04 AM
  11. medoraman replied to the thread I got mine did you?.

    Btw @1stSgt22 I am sorry this thread has turned out to be a commentary on the design. Personally I am very happy you got a coin you...

    Jun 20, 2022 at 11:59 PM
  12. medoraman replied to the thread Sold of My Entire Bullion Collection In Order To Purchase BitCoins.

    I would view people saying fiat will be worthless and accepting it for purchases to not be mutually exclusive. They could mean fiat is...

    Jun 19, 2022 at 1:36 AM
  13. medoraman liked Sting 60's post in the thread Purple Heart Colorized Coins.

    I bought it because it represents something that so many vets have done. I will donate mine to the Milwaukee VA Hospital.

    Jun 19, 2022 at 1:10 AM