Is there a site like Wildwinds that is more complete? Or at that point is the RIC the only real complete resource?
Looks a lot like the obverse of a silver Libertad.
I am awfully late but happy to join in on the fun!
I really like #18, as I have recently become more and more fascinated with Spanish history and...
I hadn't seen this design yet, but I think I love it!
That's awesome! I believe it's Cohen-1.
I think the second technique gives a much clearer depiction of the coin. There seems to be more detail and altogether looks cleaner in my opinion....
Nothing out of the ordinary, but perfect if you need it for your cent book!
I think it is highly unlikely the Mint would ever intentionally make these marks. You can probably find a video of coins being minted on YouTube....
Eye spye the eye stye.
Let's hope for Honest Abe's sake that blister doesn't break open and rot!
It looks like there is a plating blister which is mimicking a doubled eyelid.
I think he was referencing the 1964 Kennedy he found.
First of all welcome to CT! It's nice here isn't it?
As others said before those are coin rolling marks and you'll see them on other...
As others said, no doubling but there's still some nice over-polishing!
That was one of them :)
Those look awesome! Silver proofs are so soft, white, and silvery. They feel refreshing to look at after seeing many of their gray, rigid...
I'll have to try to find the procedure somewhere :)
I remember bookmarking some videos on YouTube that detailed the procedure quite well!
Personally, I would not use neodymium magnets. I can not imagine trying to detach neodymium magnets from something like an iron coin. Ferrite...
It does look to be cleaned and has re-toned, but it looks really cool!
You're right, it does not have the right color. It could be plated in silver, but more likely it's plated in zinc.
This is a very popular...
It has quite a fun story, then.
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