messydesk's Recent Activity

  1. messydesk replied to the thread Morgan 1889 VAM?.

    The curvature of the 1889 punch doesn't match that of the rim of a Morgan dollar, so it's fairly common for the 9 to appear higher than...

    Jun 16, 2024 at 1:18 PM
  2. messydesk replied to the thread Coins featuring dinosaurs and prehistoric life.

    Yes. He was her Ph.D. advisor in Chicago.

    Jun 15, 2024 at 10:38 PM
  3. messydesk replied to the thread Coins featuring dinosaurs and prehistoric life.

    Too bad none have been made on behalf of Niger. Very dinosaur-rich country with several species discovered there. My daughter spent 3...

    Jun 15, 2024 at 9:31 PM
  4. messydesk replied to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    It's in a PCGS slab. That's the gasket that's not cropped out.

    Jun 13, 2024 at 9:32 PM
  5. messydesk liked TheCrownCollector's post in the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    That is a lovely Zeeland ducat. The thin white ring around the coin, is it graded or just white background that remain from cropping the...

    Jun 13, 2024 at 9:32 PM
  6. messydesk attached a file to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    [ATTACH]

    1776zelsducat-2290.jpg Jun 12, 2024