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  1. TheFinn replied to the thread One of my favorite clashed dies.

    You don't see a lot of clashes with more modern coins. Good eye.

    Feb 22, 2019 at 12:32 AM
  2. TheFinn replied to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    Yes, you are correct. I have a nice copper example that is listed as a pattern in copper, but is actually a 10 centime. Amazing design.

    Feb 22, 2019 at 12:30 AM
  3. TheFinn attached a file to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    Another work of art:[ATTACH]

    1880 Belg5fr.jpg Feb 21, 2019 at 10:55 AM
  4. TheFinn attached a file to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    This is one of my favorite crowns. I like that it show 5 small crowns, which is the denomination (5 Coronas).[ATTACH]

    1900 Aus5cor.jpeg.jpg Feb 21, 2019 at 10:46 AM
  5. TheFinn liked princeofwaldo's post in the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    1911 Italy 5 Lire struck for the 50th anniversary of unification. (Had to sell off a bunch of other coins to help pay for it, --no regrets...

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  6. TheFinn liked princeofwaldo's post in the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    Another common crown that becomes much more desirable in high grade: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  7. TheFinn liked princeofwaldo's post in the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    Common up through AU58, in mint state a very tough coin. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. TheFinn replied to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    That usually showed that they were in the Latin Monetary Union (LMU) from 1865-1914, or were following its standards. The 5-unit pieces had...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:40 AM
  9. TheFinn replied to the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    That is a set I am working on too - the forerunner of the modern Euro. I am also doing the 20-unit pieces (0.1867 oz. AGW) in gold - they...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:31 AM
  10. TheFinn liked QuintupleSovereign's post in the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    I've gotten quite a kick out of the silver LMU coinage, as well as associated coinage that was minted to the same .835 standard. Problem...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:27 AM
  11. TheFinn liked jgenn's post in the thread World silver crown-size type coin collectors?.

    The majority of my crowns are 8 reales of Spain and Spanish colonies from the 18th century. [ATTACH]

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  12. TheFinn replied to the thread No more 90% coins from the US Mint.

    Canada has been doing .925, Sterling. They did some in .500 when the price of silver got high, but collectors told them they would prefer...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:20 AM
  13. TheFinn replied to the thread Split Before Strike.

    You need to send it to one of the 3 TPGs for authentication. It will be tough to sell to someone unfamiliar with what it is for anything...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  14. TheFinn replied to the thread HSN.

    Coming soon to a coin shop near you.

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:26 PM
  15. TheFinn replied to the thread good deal or not.

    Lose the gloves - you risk dropping it or hairlining it.

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:25 PM