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  1. ToughCOINS liked CoinCorgi's post in the thread Do you ever buy "details" coins?.

    This is one I really like despite someone's opinion it has been cleaned. I broke it out of the slab immediately. [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]

    Aug 23, 2019 at 12:59 PM
  2. ToughCOINS replied to the thread Do you ever buy "details" coins?.

    Do I buy "Details" coins? Yes, but very selectively. I've successfully made money on some coins in QT holders, on a couple of...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 12:33 PM
  3. ToughCOINS replied to the thread Post regarding a rip-off coin dealer.

    The labor market works exactly like that . . . if you want too much per hour for your services, the customer (your potential employer)...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 12:12 PM
  4. ToughCOINS replied to the thread Sold of My Entire Bullion Collection In Order To Purchase BitCoins.

    The time will never come when a payment by blockchain will be the only payment accepted. In fact, I'm not convinced the time will ever...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 12:58 PM
  5. ToughCOINS liked Marshall's post in the thread Sold of My Entire Bullion Collection In Order To Purchase BitCoins.

    There will always be Snake Oil. There will aways be Ponzi Schemes, There will aways be extortion/protection rackets. There will always...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 12:48 PM
  6. ToughCOINS liked Oldhoopster's post in the thread 1853 O No Arrows Seated Half Is it real?.

    The 3 looks wrong and the 5 doesn't match an 1853. Looks like an altered 1858-O.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 12:26 PM
  7. ToughCOINS replied to the thread 1853 O No Arrows Seated Half Is it real?.

    Very good @Oldhoopster . . . I hadn't considered that possibility, and it looks to me like you are correct.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 12:26 PM
  8. ToughCOINS replied to the thread 1853 O No Arrows Seated Half Is it real?.

    The characters in the date are completely wrong for that year, for both WA & NA coins from New Orleans.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 5:15 AM
  9. ToughCOINS replied to the thread 1853 O No Arrows Seated Half Is it real?.

    No, it's not even an alteration of a real coin. Plain and simple . . . it's a forgery.

    Aug 20, 2019 at 11:07 PM
  10. ToughCOINS liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Let's see your newest acquisitions!.

    Seller called this one VF and had it for $39.96 BIN with free shipping. I pulled the trigger. I personally think it's solid XF....

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  11. ToughCOINS replied to the thread The Official CoinTalk Grading Experiment 4.

    Let's get our terminology right folks . . . tone is a reference to color, tint, hue, cast, etc, and not to an oxidative state. Just...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM