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  1. mac266 liked GDJMSP's post in the thread Gun safe storage & dehumidification.

    Just think about it for a few minutes - what do you clean those guns with ? You use a solvent that will dissolve copper - and pretty much...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:54 AM
  2. spirityoda liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Yea or Nay? (a 1565 Scottish ryal this time).

    I haven't owned a Scottish coin yet. This one has surpassed my lowball starter bid, but there's still a little time to pursue it, if you...

    ScotlandRyal-obv.png ScotlandRyal-rev.png Feb 20, 2018 at 10:54 AM
  3. mac266 liked cpm9ball's post in the thread Gun safe storage & dehumidification.

    Welcome to the neighborhood @Bluemoon ! If you're considering a gun safe, just make sure that it has never been used to store guns or gun...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:53 AM
  4. mac266 liked CamaroDMD's post in the thread How Not To Clean Your Coins.

    I half expected to see a rock tumbler when I opened this thread. :D

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:53 AM
  5. Stevearino replied to the thread Yea or Nay? (a 1565 Scottish ryal this time).

    Please let us know the results of your quest! Steve

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:53 AM
  6. mac266 replied to the thread 1983p and d quarter.

    To the OP, grading is a key component of coin collecting and it's something I strongly recommend you begin learning now. The American...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:52 AM
  7. Stevearino liked TheRed's post in the thread Yea or Nay? (a 1565 Scottish ryal this time).

    Best of luck @lordmarcovan it would be a great coin to own. I found this 2/3 Ryal from 1566 on the CNG website. It sold for $2450....

    ryal.jpg Feb 20, 2018 at 10:51 AM
  8. Stevearino liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Yea or Nay? (a 1565 Scottish ryal this time).

    Dang, that's gorgeous. And exciting. And discouraging, all at the same time. Tells me I probably haven't got a snowball's chance on the...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:51 AM
  9. Stevearino liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Yea or Nay? (a 1565 Scottish ryal this time).

    Rats- my Spink Scotland/Ireland book is MIA. Thanks for the input so far. I think I'll put in another, stronger bid, though at this stage...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:51 AM
  10. rmpsrpms replied to the thread Do you Consider a Dipped Coin to Be Cleaned?.

    Yes, Doug's response is excellent. I don't agree 100% (for instance I don't agree "clean" and "conserve" have the same meaning) but close...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:51 AM
  11. Andres2 liked maridvnvm's post in the thread Left-facing Probus.

    To take up the challenge set by Doug a little.... Mantled.... Common leftie [IMG] Scarcer rightie [IMG] Common rightie [IMG] Scarcer...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  12. calcol replied to the thread Breaking Commemoratives out of Case.

    One other bit of advice is to spread a towel on the work surface and then put a new 1 gallon (4 L) plastic bag on that. Use cheapest,...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  13. Justin Lee liked TIF's post in the thread Is this Julius Caesar fake?.

    There are several styles of elephants found on these "traveling mint" denarii of Julius Caesar, including a stumpy little anatomically...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  14. sidestick liked Jay GT4's post in the thread Looking for an opinion on this coin grade.

    Yes. It's a hard lesson we all learn. When you start collecting ancients you just want to buy and own anything regardless of condition....

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  15. sidestick liked Jay GT4's post in the thread Looking for an opinion on this coin grade.

    I would say it's poor to fine but looking as it does, does it really matter? It's been stripped of patina and possibly has bronze disease...

    Feb 20, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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