Actually, it was a Minnesota quarter DDR that was very hot at the time, not so much now. I'm going to keep it, in the original envelope, for the...
Let's just say I never expected that! Unopened and with undamaged coin still inside.
Now I'm wondering about that 1880 Morgan...
I have a Wisconsin 25 cent piece with a die break attached to the cow. Would that be a cow cud?
This is only a guess as to why, pointed corners on a die are more prone to fatigue failure than square or rounded edges. They may have noticed die...
If this contest is about the coolest thing you found in your garden this season, here is my advanced entry.....
If I am out of space, may I adjust my margins?
Thanks for the contest.
I'm not a dealer but I do buy World coins just to do the research. A little knowledge never goes wasted and sometimes you find something rare. A...
Yep, maybe I'll list it on ebay...MS69 Monster Toning! One-of-a-Kind! Reduced for quick sale!
Think I'll get any bids?
I didn't take a picture of the reverse because it's dark now, but the natural toning is awesome and my pic wouldn't do it justice. On ebay it...
How about the first (and only) four leaf clover I found?
Oy, why do I keep reading these threads?
Tim, the mint's job is to make coins. They do not care about collectors or designs. Their job is to punch...
This is actually a contemporary fake. The reeded edge is a bezel that was silver soldered on to a cast counterfeit. I guess it worked because of...
You could tell her you are temporarily out of stock, but you do have one of these if she's interested.
I agree with Matt, that "orange peel" effect is a sure sign of die deterioration.
Too young to be Doug.
Is that mark on the reverse a lamination? I can't tell from the photo.
Yes, you do.
I found one with my metal detector and I'm on the East Coast! They really can't be that scarce, I've bought a few at my local coin club auctions...
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