NSP's Recent Activity

  1. NSP attached a file to the thread Coin Collecting Network ?.

    [ATTACH] Chopper is good for outrageous entertainment value, but not for good coin buying opportunities.

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  2. NSP liked johnmilton's post in the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    Here is an early half cent that really is an AU. PCGS graded this one AU-58. That makes it "equal" to the OP coin. Yea, right. [ATTACH]...

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  3. NSP liked johnmilton's post in the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    I forget if it was NGC or PCGS who body bagged this 1797 1 over 1 half cent. I think their excuse was "artifical toning." The graders...

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  4. NSP liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    This basically sums up everything that is wrong about the (post-1700) coin industry. The slab determines the value of the coin. The coin...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 4:02 PM
  5. NSP liked johnmilton's post in the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    To help less experienced collectors understand this, the flat spot to the left of Ms. Liberty’s eye is a strike issue. There was...

    Jul 4, 2020 at 4:02 PM
  6. NSP liked leeg's post in the thread 1921 Missouri Centennial and State Fair.

    Happy Fourth of July to all! Stay Safe. I will share a little history over the next several days. Missouri Centennial Exposition and...

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  7. NSP liked Indianhead65's post in the thread Shield Nickel Set.

    I decided to begin a set of Shield nickels...as much as I can afford anyway. I've purchased a few already....this being the first...

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  8. NSP liked messydesk's post in the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    It's plausible that they thought it would be a Bad Idea to say a TPG 58 was EAC 15.

    Jul 3, 2020 at 7:06 AM
  9. NSP liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    This really isn’t excusable... [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  10. NSP liked John Wright's post in the thread An Introduction to the U.S. Large Cent, Part 2.

    Great exposition! Any reader who really liked this article should really LOVE my ANA presentation on Monday, 3Aug at 3pm Eastern time...

    Jul 2, 2020 at 3:40 PM
  11. NSP liked halfcent1793's post in the thread An Introduction to the U.S. Large Cent, Part 2.

    Nice description. And a shout out to EAC is always appreciated! However, there is zero evidence that Reich created the head of 1808 and...

    Jul 2, 2020 at 3:38 PM
  12. NSP liked johnmilton's post in the thread An Introduction to the U.S. Large Cent, Part 2.

    In 1807 John Reich was hired at the mint as an assistant engraver. Reich was charged with redesigning every U.S. coin that was in...

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  13. NSP liked Beefer518's post in the thread Attribute This.

    Anyone want to take a stab at this one? Supposed to be an 1804, but I'm not knowledgeable enough to say either way, and you guys are...

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  14. NSP liked Marshall's post in the thread Attribute This.

    A new pickup. A little damage on each side but an R5 for just over $100.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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