LordM Giveaway #48 (pick your prize)

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  1. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    LordM Giveaway #48 (pick your prize)

    Random drawing to be announced in early December, 2020.

    This giveaway is brought to you by Mindy, who is one half of our new "Mork & Mindy" foster kitten duo. She is a budding numismatist, and very eager, as you can see.

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    Hi, and welcome to the latest giveaway. If you don't feel like reading this whole intro, at least read the bold text for the basics.

    Winner will receive a $25 credit from my swapstock inventory, plus free shipping.

    *Note: that page can be very slow to load, so give it time. Free worldwide shipping is included- there are no strings attached and no purchase is necessary. Coins are, however, subject to prior sale before the drawing ends, so keep an eye on the list, which will evolve as I add new stuff and take away sold stuff.

    If your prize selection(s) do not tally up to exactly $25, I’ll send you the remaining balance via PayPal gift, or additional freebie coins, if you prefer. If your selection(s) tally up to more than $25, you will owe me the difference, obviously. Your prize here is the $25 credit plus free shipping.

    To enter:

    1. Put the words "entry post" at the top of your first (and only your first) post to this thread. You may make as many conversational posts as you like, but only one entry post per member.

    Exception: if you are a member over at Collectors Universe, you may also enter on the tandem giveaway thread over there, in addition to your entry here. All of the entries from Collectors Universe will be tallied here, thereby giving you two chances in the drawing, if you post on both sites. (Do please let me know who you are if you have a different username over there, just so I'll know.)

    2. Add something else that is coin-related to your entry post. It can be anything you want. You do not need to include a photo, nor do you need to know anything about coins. Your post just has to be coin-related somehow. Tokens, medals, paper money, etc. are also fine.

    Note: If you do not see anything that appeals to you, or would prefer me to ship the giveaway item(s) to someone else, I am happy to do so.

    Archive of past giveaways
     
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  3. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    ENTRY POST
    This my first ever Large Cent -Also my first "dug" Large Cent .

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  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    Sharp! Very nice for a dug find! I'll bet that puppy still had some mint Red on it when it hit the dirt!
     
  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    More like clay dirt . 7 inches in the ground .
     
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  6. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    Entry post.

    Ukraine 2020 wasps coins for the "Coins with Insects" collection...

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    and...
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    interested in your...Italy: nickel 50-centesimi of Victor Emmanuel III, 1925-R, smooth edge variety, AU
     
  7. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    There will be a LOT of new coins added to that swapstock list, hopefully by the time the drawing rolls around in early December. I just got a huge consignment from a dealer friend. It is just going to take me a long time to make a spreadsheet to send him, work out the prices between us, and then photograph and list all the new additions.
     
  8. Chris B

    Chris B Supporter! Supporter

    Entry Post

    This is my newest purchase. Another new British Historical Medal

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    Earl Camden, Appointed Lord Chancellor, bronze medal
    1766, by T. Pingo

    BHM-97 Bronze

    Obverse: bust of Camden wearing wig profile right
    Reverse. Liberty and Equality standing facing,

    Diameter: 40 mm

    Charles Pratt, Earl Camden (1714-1794), achieved great popularity by declaring common warrants illegal in the trial of John Wilkes. The reverse alludes to his reputation for honesty and impartiality.
     
  9. beaver96

    beaver96 Well-Known Member

    Entry Post

    A find, looks like he had a hard life.
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  10. AmishJedi

    AmishJedi Member

    Entry post.

    My latest Hobo - not a "true" Hobo (as it is more than likely mass produced and not hand carved), but I get a huge smile every time I see it on my desk.

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    Cheers!
     
  11. Penny Luster

    Penny Luster Supporter! Supporter

    Entry post

    This British coin features three heads. 20200924_183752_kindlephoto-135280145.jpg 20200924_183612_kindlephoto-135482330.jpg
     
  12. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Entry post.

    A recent pickup. Faustina Junior denarius.
    I like the double pearls on Faustina's hairband.
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    Faustina II, wife of Marcus Aurelius 161-180 A.D.
    AR Denarius 3.3g. 18mm. 156-175 A.D. Rome Mint

    Obv: Draped bust, r., with double circlet of pearls. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

    Rev: Juno, veiled, standing l., holding patera and sceptre; at her feet, peacock l., head turned back. IVNONI REGINAE

    RIC III 696; RSC II 139
     
  13. AZSteve

    AZSteve Active Member

    Entry post
    This summer I restarted my collecting after 55 years. Helps me get thru being socially isolated - pandemic and widowed (wife died in May at age 71).
     
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  14. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else

    Entry Post
    A 1979 Crown celebrating 300 years of Isle of Man coinage.
    my choice of prize is whatever you want to send me
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  15. capthank

    capthank Well-Known Member

  16. Mike Thornton

    Mike Thornton Active Member

    Entry post.

    I like errors too. Is it an '01, '02, ... '08? 19916145144.jpg 19916145025661.jpg
     
  17. chuck123

    chuck123 Active Member

    ENTRY POST

    Love the large cent. I wish I had one in my collection
     
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  18. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    Entry post... yesterday I bought $40 worth of coins and dollar bills... nice addition!
     
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  19. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    So sorry for your loss. I hope collecting coins and the CT community are helping.
     
  20. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Enty Post
    This is the only error I've purchased. 1983 D 1¢ off center.jpg
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  21. AZSteve

    AZSteve Active Member

    Thanks, MM - it's helping.
     
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