So Nickel plated bronze, Hence the magnetization ?
Yeah but all Farthings were made of bronze and had a different legend.
Some pics, Hope that helps.
I have received another weird coin.
A Magnetic 1951 British Wren Farthing weighs 3.25 grams 20mm.
Doesn't have the right legend, It has -...
Depends if you knew what it was though, Without being pedantic with a pertinence for the grammatical.
As it was I didnt know if it was even an...
The downside is that the magnification required for close ups is a pain to procure using my tablet unfortunately.
These new pics are the best I...
Need some help identifying this error if is mint or post mint damage as I haven't seen this one before.
It looks like the letters in...
My collectors coins book doesn't unfortunately
Yeah I'm going to return it as I'm more convinced of both my findings and with what you guys are saying that it's a fake.
The person I purchased...
Tested it with rare earth magnet and the sliding test is the same as my 1935 crown (which is already verified) no edge lettering either.
Good to update my coin jargon, ty.
Far off spec ?
I'm using a smart weight electronic scale to weigh it.
So hard to tell, the reeded edge looks consistent however I cant explain away the weight...
I'm wondering if it's a copy that's been plated and that plating can be seen to the top right of George's head ?
I just received a new coin which looks like a slightly worn and some possible soot/fire colouring. It has all the characteristics of a worn crown...
Yeah it just doesn't seem right, there are layers when you look at the side of the coin but it seems too nice.
As the title advises I need some help identifying this coin.
I'm not sure on its legitimacy as it may be a repro.
Any help is...
Yup, You put me onto the coin capsule inert storage boxes by guardhouse. Thanx again for that.
Thanx Cal, Always appreciated.
Are lighthouse still considered airtight ? If longshot above suggests not then does it even matter on the brand ?
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