Damn now I have to wipe my keyboard, thanks. I'll make sure not to sip any beverage before reading your posts from now on.
I think the simplest answer is... the difference is what someone considers themselves, a collector or a numismatist. In the end, people that they...
Did they end up collecting anything though, or just total non-hobbyists?
Those billion population markets will be insane once they get to the forefront of numismatics. I guess you're stockpiling the good stuff like I am :)
I submit the theory that as life spans get longer, we will have more collectors rather than less :happy:
Been trying to get one of these for years! Very much jealous of you (or not you ;))
Thanks for the link Paddy! Only reference I had is this one: https://www.amazon.com/Counterfeit-Georgian-Copper-Richard-Coleman/dp/1908828234
Wasn't nice to anyone, I guess that was part of the charm :)
From what I've seen the weights are sort of all over the place and not a good means to separate British from colonies. I also want to add that when I...
It's not 100%, but it appears to be that. The homeland counterfeits are much more scarce and usually better quality. By this point counterfeiting of...
I think furry got it. A pattern design for a button, like a salesman sample of the design.
That is a colonial counterfeit and circulated solely in America actually.
Edit: possibly eastern Canada as well.
Great thing about NYC... all these tourists dropping their native coins everywhere :)
Whatever the reason, safe to say computer problems are not it. I miss that scruffy curmudgeon.
Love the stuff you've been putting up in recent days, was wondering if you still collect lol
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