LordM Giveaway #48 (pick your prize)

Discussion in 'Contests' started by lordmarcovan, Nov 2, 2020.

  1. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Great idea. The more the better
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    All you’ve gotta do is read the instructions in any giveaway you enter. Most are pretty easy. ;)
  4. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Ok I like Abe cents
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  6. Rich Buck

    Rich Buck Yukon Cornelius

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    I found a 1901 Indian Head yesterday in the neighbor's yard. I have detected that yard numerous times so it
    was a surprise. Great condition too.
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  7. Rich Buck

    Rich Buck Yukon Cornelius

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  8. manny9655

    manny9655 Well-Known Member

    The Byzantines used letters for numbers like the Romans, but differently. A (alpha) = 1, Beta = 2, etc. but when they got to 6, for some reason they used a combination of the letters sigma and tau. This character was called "stigma" and is where our same English word comes from. (Zeta = 7, eta = 8...) There was also a special symbol for 90. Omega = 800. 900 used another non-alphabetical symbol. For 1000, 2000, etc they put a comma before the letter like this: ,α ,β ,γ and so on. This system is still in use today, mostly in Greek Orthodox liturgical service books.
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  9. dano

    dano Junior Member

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    Two pocket pieces i carry around for good luck. The Peace dollar was a pickup at a bank a decade ago; i figure it might have been a WWII veteran's challenge piece. the Ike i found back in the mid-80's. It probably had seen lots of use in casinos. It ended up winning me a incredible apartment in college, when a coin toss was needed to determine where we would pick.(helps to know it's worn enough that tails will land upright more often than not!)

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  10. kkm

    kkm Wheat cents are gluten-free...

  11. BuffaloHunter

    BuffaloHunter Short of a full herd Supporter

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    As always, thanks for the chance, Rob!

    This coin was my start on CT. I was perusing the net looking for info on this new buffalo to add to my herd and came across this forum. My, how 14+ years go by.

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    2006 $50 Buff Obv.jpg
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    atom New Member

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  13. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Active Member

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    Thanks for the great giveaway as always! I just got a bottle of Nic-A-Date and I tried it out on a few Buffalo Nickels. I found a 1913 raised ground and what I think is a 1914 P as well, both for my nickel album. (It’s really hard to take pictures of these especially with the acid on it.)
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  14. OutsiderSubtype

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  15. Azjedi

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    Happy Holidays!
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