Babcock & Wilcox Medal
It’s been awhile since I’ve purchased a piece for my “Nuclear Navy” collection, but this Babcock & Wilcox medal arrived...
The ray that extends over the N in ONE makes me cautiously optimistic, but I suppose that our friends in China could probably fake that. Whatever...
Late to the party, but yes and yes. Very worthwhile to join.
Sorry to hear about your car’s door.
Good question. The reverse die was re-engraved to complete the arrows before the reverse was used to strike 1824/2 quarters. There were 16,000...
It’s definitely a nice one! I believe that it was the example that was in the D. Brent Pogue collection.
Rea #21 / Tompkins #19
Grade: PCGS VG8
Last public offering: 2019
Image credit: PCGS TrueView
Rea #22 / Tompkins #21...
Rea #11 / Tompkins #12
Grade: ANACS VF Details
Last public offering: 2008
Image credit: Heritage
Rea #12 / Tompkins #N/A...
When asked to name the rarest date for US quarters, collectors may think of dates like the 1796 Draped Bust, the 1901-S Barber, or the 1916...
Yes, it’s B-8. The extra claw through the lower berry’s stem is the giveaway.
Here’s the latest addition to my collection, an 1825/4/2 B-2 (R2) bust quarter:
1825/4/2, B-2, R2, PCGS VG8
All 1825 quarters are...
33 1815/2 half dollars! I don’t know how accurate PCGS’s survival estimates are, but they claim there are about 800 of them in existence, which...
+1 on the Steve Tompkins book. It’s probably my favorite numismatic book.
This past week another tough bust quarter arrived in the mail. This time it’s an 1818 B-9, graded VG8 by PCGS.
1818 B-9 is the...
Here are some of the diagnostics that can be used to determine the date on a dateless Type 1 SLQ:
(Taken from this forum discussion:...
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