Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by cpm9ball, Apr 7, 2020.

  1. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    @RonSanderson on your SEVENTIETH special day!

    Does anyone have a PF70 or MS70 they can post?

    2005-S KS Silver SQ.JPG
    ~ Chris
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  3. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    1450 - koln - 3 copy.jpg
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY @RonSanderson

    Minted 500 years earlier. ID should read "I-90"

    A NO DNI M CCCC L (1450 AD)

  4. RonSanderson

    RonSanderson Supporter! Supporter

    Well, this is a surprise, but a nice one!

    I don’t have any 70 grades (mostly stick with raw coins) but I do have some coins I can share. This is my birth year proof set, a gift from my mother a couple of years ago. These are in a Capitol plastic holder. They must have been in there for decades already, judging by the slight toning at the bottom edge of the dime, quarter, and half. A screw on the bottom of the holder must have loosened and let in a little air over the years.

    An added bonus is that it keeps getting better - the more I look at comparables, the higher I grade these.

    These have all been posted before, but what the heck! It’s my birthday!

    01c 1950 PF full 01.gif 05c 1950 PF #01 full 02.jpg 10c 1950 PF full 01.gif 25c 1950 PF full 06.jpg 50c 1950 PF full 03.jpg
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2020
  5. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday Ron.
  6. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

  7. shagbark acres

    shagbark acres Supporter! Supporter

    Happy Birthday.Enjoy
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  8. shagbark acres

    shagbark acres Supporter! Supporter

    Happy Birthday.Enjoy
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  9. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Happy natal day Ron. Hope you can enjoy the day in spite of the stay at home situation.
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  10. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Happy birthday. No ms 70 but this is a proof 69 cameo F98CA42F-92CC-4887-919E-CA418799E3B9.jpeg C9C75F6F-82D2-484A-B3D2-26B5A5D063E6.jpeg
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  11. RonSanderson

    RonSanderson Supporter! Supporter

    That’s OK. I was 69 yesterday, after all. I just got upgraded to a 70.

    Thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes.

    My wife and I are both working from home (I’m in software development; she’s an artist) so the quarantine is not a burden in our house. I hope that it does not affect any of you, either. If it should, let’s all hope it’s a light touch and moves on quickly.

    Best wishes,
  12. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday, Ron! Enjoy the day - cheers! :)

  13. RonSanderson

    RonSanderson Supporter! Supporter

    I got one present, sort of, that some of my peers can relate to.

    Social Security!

    I can no longer defer Social Security now that my 70th is here, even though I am still working.

    You hear a lot about the wrong things, but here’s my take. The Government has enforced my saving 6.2% of my pre-tax salary with an employer match of another 6.2%. Yep, that’s 12.4%, altogether. So that is 1/8 of everything I’ve earned over the last 52 years.

    And now I start getting it back!

    Watch out coin auctions! Here I come! :cigar: :greedy: :D

    Oh, wait, the bills just arrived...
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  14. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Happy Birthday
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  15. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    Late to the game happy birthday!!!!
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  16. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    Happy B-day Ron!! I know you are Ultra Cameo so here is one for you! Polish_20200407_193412466.jpg
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  17. RonSanderson

    RonSanderson Supporter! Supporter

    Who knows, maybe I do have some PF70’s after all? Some day I’ll check that out. If I wait another year I can never have a grade equal to my age again. I think I can make that adjustment pretty easily!

    01c 2005-S PF full 01.gif

    10c 1990-S PF full 01.gif
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  18. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    Well, I'm late to the party, but Happy Birthday Ron!....remember, it means you completed 70, you're actually into 71 now! :D:D:D

    What a coincidence ("coin"cidence), I've been informed that I have a loose screw, and it's usually when I'm speaking & let a little (hot) air out...:eek::rolleyes:

    Beautiful specimens you have there, btw! :happy:;)
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