P.S. Very cool stories!
I coin hunt a few times a year when time permits.
Anytime, it took me a few years for "cent" to come naturally instead of "penny."
I have still much to learn and am thankful to those who have taught me in the spirit of friendship, therefore, I write this not as criticism, but...
Great finds, keep it up!
The "T" in LIBERTY appears to be PMD. The last "T" in TRUST appears to be a combination of weak strike and wear.
Many collectors (of anything) place a subjective (personal) value on an item's story/history (provenance). Sometimes an item's provenance adds...
You can't go wrong with Johnson Matthey or Engelhard. A-Mark is not bad.
You definitely want it to look like what it's purported to be.
Assuming 10.25 actual ounces of silver, you did a fine job. Even if what you purchased is only 90% silver, I still think you did alright.
Half cents are nice, but cents are twice as fun. :D
All choices in their prime, that might be now or it might be 40 years ago. Just imagine each choice looking the best she has ever looked.
Yup, I use an older model of the same scope. For around $50 it can't be beat.
Hmmmmm, 0.1 gram off . . . .
Can you think of any issue (foreign or domestic) Canada minted around that time with a 3.14 gram mass?
C'mon, only 11 votes with over 50 views. Surely out of the 10 posted you can vote for one of 'em?
Stick with the 10 posted, Mat, please?
That note is still making the rounds?
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