Estate Sale pickup

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by LM3012, May 18, 2018 at 1:20 AM.

  1. LM3012

    LM3012 Active Member

    Picked up this nice 1891 Crown for practically nothing at a local estate/tag sale. Really like it. I love big chunky silver coins.

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  3. Prez2

    Prez2 Member

    Very nice! I share your love for large silver.
     
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  4. Mr. Flute

    Mr. Flute Well-Known Member

    That's a great buy even if you paid only silver value.

    This is a exact reason I go to the monthly flea market in my area. Treasure hunting is super fun.
     
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  5. Numismat

    Numismat World coin enthusiast

    @Mr. Flute heavy metal/Neanderthal business guy is still my favorite member photo of all time here
     
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  6. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    Very sweet. I have an auction I'm going to tomorrow morning that has several British crowns in it.
     
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  8. Mr. Flute

    Mr. Flute Well-Known Member

    off-topic - it's actually Unfrozen Cavemen Lawyer from early 1990s SNL. I use this avatar in most other forums I frequent through the interwebs.
     
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  9. *coins

    *coins Lincoln Cent Collector

    Quick question...
    Do you find a lot of coins at estate sales? I have never seen them there before, but see a lot of people (eBay for example) who buy coins from estate sales.
     
  10. LM3012

    LM3012 Active Member

    On ebay a lot of things SAY they are estate sale liquidations, but i don't know how many actually are. I wouldn't say I see a lot of coins at estate sales when I go, but it's always worth a look, you never know what deals you may find.
     
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  11. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    It's NEARLY the ONLY way I acquire coins. Going to another one tomorrow.
     
  12. *coins

    *coins Lincoln Cent Collector

    Really? Maybe the ones by me just don't like putting out coins or something...
     
  13. Bilbo1

    Bilbo1 New Member

    Make friends with probate lawyers .
     
  14. Mkman123

    Mkman123 Active Member

    I'd love to find that for melt!
     
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  16. Black Friar

    Black Friar Supporter! Supporter

    Nice get, I had a good buddy of mine find a us 1/10 oz. eagle at a yard sale junk box for a buck. Not bad. How can you not love a nice old crown?
     
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