Are you a feeler?

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by DrunkNumismatic, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. splintercellsz

    splintercellsz CTs Local DJ

    "Why don't you come over here and take a seat on Ol' Liberty?"

    Gets 'em every time.
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  3. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    I tell you what, if that pic doesn't make you sit up straight, try to scan what is in there, and make you wish you could run your fingers through it yourself, I simply don't think you are a coin collector.

    I don't care what you collect, a big old group of silver like that is PRETTY. :)

  4. Clint

    Clint Member

    The Freudian/Rorschach in me morphed the sentence into, "...a big old group of silver like that is LIBERTY."
  5. pumpkinpie

    pumpkinpie what is this I don*t even

    I feel no harm in touching my old circulated Barbers and Seated Liberties, but I do it sparingly.
  6. DrunkNumismatic

    DrunkNumismatic New Member

    I hear ya Pumpkin
  7. spock1k

    spock1k King of Hearts

    maybe grandpa can come in and tell us if he is a feeler. he was quite the ladies man in his hey day several years ago. are you listening grandpa :D
  8. spock1k

    spock1k King of Hearts

    well there was this coin molester sitting in an anacs booth a few years ago. i am telling you man those guys need to be locked up
  9. tonedcoins

    tonedcoins New Member

    Touchy, touchy feeling. I personally handle them to put into Danscos. I also handle them to put them in 2x2's to go into my binder pages. And I "touch" them as well. However, the ones I do touch are coins I throw in boxes and bags with time as I go along buying and find nothing special on them. I have a thing for holding real silver and older coins in my hand.

  10. DrunkNumismatic

    DrunkNumismatic New Member

    I have several liberty seated dimes in AU condition...and if I caught someone feeling them, i'd castrate them lol
  11. Clint

    Clint Member

    Ha! May I recommend the spey blade:

    That's what I'd prefer to feel in my pocket...speaking of which, I don't put change in the same pocket, since I don't want those harmful coins to scratch up my knife :hail:

  12. Johnvan

    Johnvan Member

    My personal preference for "pocket" weapons is my trusty Swiss Army Knife. Stainless steel
    and the original, Victorinox of Switzerland. However I do beleive a German firm, Wenger, also
    makes pocket knives for the Swiss Army. I would be lost without my toothpick and trusty
  13. DrunkNumismatic

    DrunkNumismatic New Member

    I was thinking more of a power saw....but those would work nicely too
  14. bartokk1

    bartokk1 New Member

    I think coins can be handled with bare hands(carefully) but am reticent to handle mint state coins I love the feel of a one ounce silver maple leaf in hand it's almost as good as good as well 009.jpg ..... you know
  15. lincolncent

    lincolncent Future Storm Chaser Guy

    Eh, if its not going to hurt it, I love to hold them. I used to carry a worn out 1838 Large Cent in my pocket along with a dateless Standing Liberty. That's been years ago though, cause then the Standing Liberty disappeared, the 1838 went in the SDB.
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