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Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Monstermommy, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Monstermommy

    Monstermommy Member

    In the mail yesterday.Im pleased.Im easily amused! 20190315_004146_001.jpg 20190315_004146_001.jpg 20190315_004113_001.jpg 20190315_004146_001.jpg 20190315_004113_001.jpg 20190315_004146_001.jpg 20190315_004113_001.jpg
     
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  3. NumisNinja

    NumisNinja Active Member

    Always nice to see the latest iteration of proof sets.
     
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  4. Monstermommy

    Monstermommy Member

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  5. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    But you did a great job
     
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  6. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    Nice coins!
     
  7. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Looking at a fresh new perfect proof set never gets old.
     
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  8. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Proofs are pretty, aren't they?
     
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  9. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    Aren't these supposed to come with W minted Lincoln Cents? How did yours turn out?
     
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  10. TexAg

    TexAg Well-Known Member

    Can you post a picture of the reverse?
     
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  11. BuffaloHunter

    BuffaloHunter Short of a full herd

    Is anybody else like me and just feel like a kid again when opening a package on a new purchase?
     
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  12. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 63 years

    I bought two sets and both W cents looked fine. What puzzled me was that the mint included special envelopes for each W cent but didn't put the coins in the envelopes. They were loosely packed in plastic baggies.
     
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  13. mark_h

    mark_h Somewhere over the rainbow

    Always. :) I almost feel like if you are not excited by it you are missing out.
     
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  14. Trimbit

    Trimbit Learning a lot

    Heck yeah! Always do.
     
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  15. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    Mine are being shipped overseas. I’m worried that the Lincoln cents will be damaged by the time they arrive. :(
     
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  16. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 63 years

    I hope that they will be fine when you get them.
     
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  17. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Member

    I placed my order for the Proof Set on March 2. When I did a check with Fedex yesterday, I got a message that due to the storms in the area, delivery has been delayed. That was almost 2 weeks ago. Usually, it only takes about 7-10 days. Anyone else see something like that? I want to see my 1 Cent W.
     
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  18. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 63 years

    I'm not a fan of Fedex smartpost where I live in Wisconsin. Whenever I have a package coming that method tracking shows it going to Chicago, then to New Berlin Wisonsin where it sits for several days, then back to Chicago and then to a nearby FedEx office where it is the handed off to a nearby post office. It then goes from that post office to my local one. This just seems so convoluted and inefficient. I assume the mint has a contract with Fedex but it would seem more efficient to just use the USPS all the way.
     
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  19. JPeace$

    JPeace$ Coinaholic

    Nice set. Are you planning to get the Silver Proof set as well? I buy one Silver Proof set from the mint each year. This year, the Silver Proof set will use .999 fine silver vs. traditional coin silver (90% silver).
     
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  20. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    Love opening the package. Still looking for a major error but happy with what I buy.
     
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