ziggy9's Recent Activity

  1. ziggy9 replied to the thread Anyone seen this before?.

    If you are talking about the small dot inside the second 9 that is most likely a plating bubble.

    Jan 16, 2018 at 9:40 AM
  2. ziggy9 replied to the thread Lincoln cent.

    You see these more often than you might think you would. Back when I was a kid soda in a machine was 10 cents. If you put a cent in acid...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 9:27 AM
  3. ziggy9 replied to the thread 1945 penny.

    that is a lamination peal, and a nice one at that!

    Jan 15, 2018 at 6:46 PM
  4. ziggy9 replied to the thread 1967 Lincoln cent brockage?.

    not a brockage. a brockage would still have the rim intact and there would be some detail of the coin but distorted. Richard

    Jan 13, 2018 at 7:29 PM
  5. ziggy9 replied to the thread Not Sure What This Is...?.

    This coin has spent some time in an acid bath. The nickel portion has only reacted minimally whereas the copper core has reacted...

    Jan 12, 2018 at 7:50 AM
  6. ziggy9 replied to the thread Does the $50 American Gold Eagle contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 (24-Karat) gold after melted?.

    1.0909 x 22= 23.9998 divided by 24=.9999916 so yes it is one troy ounce of gold

    Jan 11, 2018 at 5:45 PM
  7. ziggy9 replied to the thread oak tree shilling-possible NOE-3 Rarity 6, need help verifying.

    I am actually pretty certain of the authenticity of this coin and was actually pretty sure it was a NOE-3. I was asking for confirmation on...

    Jan 10, 2018
  8. ziggy9 replied to the thread oak tree shilling-possible NOE-3 Rarity 6, need help verifying.

    I worked in my friends coin shop for ten Saturdays, 5 hrs a week for, this coin which is fair if it were a common variety. the fact that it...

    Jan 10, 2018
  9. ziggy9 replied to the thread 1937 buffalo nickel.

    The date is one of the highest points on the obverse and therefor wears quickly.

    Jan 10, 2018
  10. ziggy9 replied to the thread 1937 buffalo nickel.

    looks like a coin worn from circulation. note the horn on the reverse is about 50% worn off

    Jan 10, 2018
  11. ziggy9 replied to the thread oak tree shilling-possible NOE-3 Rarity 6, need help verifying.

    Most colonial collectors I know seem to prefer their coins raw...

    Jan 10, 2018
  12. ziggy9 replied to the thread oak tree shilling-possible NOE-3 Rarity 6, need help verifying.

    Thank you for the confirmation

    Jan 10, 2018