Modern/junk, around $5-6 per pound shipped. Mix of older and newer, $8-10.
Very true, prohibitively expensive to collect. Your coin does have good eye appeal though, so congrats on that. My only example of Russian gold of...
Nice pickups! The Ekaterina II gold is real tough, even examples with issues :)
Never knew there was a difference, thanks :)
An interesting example of the many types of modern fantasy pieces seen in the past decade. Note the colorful nature of the surface is due to a mix of...
Scan distortion, but I wonder how some people would view this.
It's about time hoarding was recognized as distinct from OCD. Hoarding is driven by emotional/sentimental attachment, which is not the case with OCD....
That "shifting" on the edge is an overlap. A genuine coin will have a second such overlap directly opposite (180 degrees) to the one shown....
Can never go wrong at only a dollar, even if just to learn something :)
Well either way you got a sweet deal. I paid a bit over $50 for the set of four, which is also a good deal, but not nearly as good as the one you got.
Why disappointing? Still worth like $20 even being a modern fantasy.
Oh that's cool. I just recently picked up a set of the 4 base metal "small" types :)
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