Coin Rings.

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by furham, Jan 18, 2020.

  1. furham

    furham Good Ole Boy

    I just came across something interesting in the book I am presently reading. It talks about how some of the men of the 101st Airborne kept themselves busy during their 44 day trip to England in Jan. of 1944 making coin rings out of Newfoundland half dollars. newfoundland.jpg
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  3. TexAg

    TexAg Well-Known Member

    Nice! I like coin rings and have watched several videos on how to make them. Unfortunately, I am too chicken to try it, lol.
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  4. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes? Supporter

    Go for it! Try it on something modern and worthless, like a Kennedy.
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  5. tibor

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  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    That's great. If you can please post a link to that article or at the very least, post more about the article. Great pics! :)
  7. furham

    furham Good Ole Boy

    It wasn't an article, it's in a book I am currently reading.
  8. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Most likely they were talking about making rings by "spooning" the edge of the coin and then drilling out the center.
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  9. Publius2

    Publius2 Well-Known Member

    One of my local coin club members makes these and they are great conversation starters. He uses a hydraulic hole punch to make the hole, then a hydraulic press and a ring sizer. Never watched him do it, I only see the final result.
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