Most bland designed coin .....

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by panzerman, Jan 13, 2021 at 3:33 PM.

  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Would never want this for my collection.... header-bg.jpg
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  3. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    I know this might not go down well with our commonwealth friends, but most of the time I do not ever collect their coins because they are one sided. Up until Victoria I find the obverses pleasant if not great. However, I cannot stand to see her face ever again its so unpleasant. Does it HAVE to be on your coins? I know our circulation coins suck, but at least our other coins do not have to be one sided coins.
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  4. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Well said! :D
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  5. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Well-Known Member

    That design is still an improvement over the generic Gold/Silver Maple Leaf.
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  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Agreed! I don't care much for red, either.
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  7. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    If I won it in a raffle, I would sell it and buy this instead/
    AV 30 Dukaten (1741) Basel. Its my fav. coin that I cannot afford. b0f402acc2d368a5fcf31aa4f0d63b5d.jpg
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  8. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Procrastinator

    How in the freaking world was this struck?
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  9. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    That 1605 Jahangir AV 1000 Mohurs (35 pounds) was largest ever gold coin. It was cast from a form. Maybe same for the Canadian one.
  10. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Verrry carefully.
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  11. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    It's almost like a photograph!
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  12. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    I have read these large gold pieces are all cast. Casting a coin can produce excellent coins. Look at Japanese cast coins, many are exquisite workmanship, in many ways superior to struck.
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  13. Railguy

    Railguy Active Member

    I would have ordered a few but they were I didn't have the million bucks.nice shiny though.
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  14. mrbadexample

    mrbadexample Well-Known Member

    I can't even equate that with the word "coin". It was never intended to be spent & it's not a trial or a pattern. It's just a big, expensive shiny thing. :rolleyes:
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  15. GeorgeM

    GeorgeM Well-Known Member

    I mean, it's always nice to weigh down your safe so that thieves can't carry it without breaking their back. But there are more sightly (& afffordable) bricks available!
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  17. Mister T

    Mister T New Member

    Lots of 19th century British Commonwealth stuff is pretty bland - denomination, country and some beads mostly.
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