New definition of "coin" I guess...

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by medoraman, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    I see these odd things, but this one is simply ridiculous. These are being sold at "coin" dealers? No biggie if you like fishing and want to collect fishing lures, but geez..

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  3. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    I absolutely despise that... Why? Just why? That's taking coin collecting to an unnecessary level
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  4. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    Is that pure gold?
  5. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    It says 1/10th ounce. They want like $340 for it at one dealer at least.
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  6. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    That makes it even more ridiculous and unnecessary.
  7. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    I'd cut out the coin and sell the rest of the gold
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  8. White Ger. Shep. Lover

    White Ger. Shep. Lover Well-Known Member

    To catch "goldfish" possibly?
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  9. beaver96

    beaver96 Well-Known Member

    As long as someone buys this stuff the mints will continue to sell it. Collectors can become obsessed and spend ridiculous amounts of money for anything to do with their collection.
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  10. mynamespat

    mynamespat Missing Hugs and Handshakes

    I whine for a good 6 months when I lose a $10 lure. I couldn't fathom losing a $340 one.
  11. brg5658

    brg5658 Supporter! Supporter

    Hilariously awful. o_O
  12. GDJMSP

    GDJMSP Numismatist Moderator

    Ahh well, just paint the $10 one gold - the fish won't know the difference ;)
  13. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    Fair enough
  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    The person that buys this is more insane than the person that developed it.
  15. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Whomever buys this has gotten hooked for sure.
  16. Mike Thornton

    Mike Thornton Active Member

    It's stamped Au .9999 at the top. I'd likely get it hung up on the first cast, so NO.
  17. Nyatii

    Nyatii I like running w/scissors. Makes me feel dangerous

    An answer to an unasked question.
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  18. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . . Supporter

    Not even a good answer . . . .

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  19. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    I don't think you can. The WHOLE thing IS the coin. It's shaped like that purposely.
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2020
  20. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Gold spoon now how about a real gold hook/rich people fishing spend $1,000 on just one hook/spoon and lure/ Now who wants to post the real gold fishing lure for the complete package? 20201030_204908.jpg 20201030_204924.jpg 20201030_204954.jpg
  21. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Found the lure you can fish with it on the bottom can fit 8 hooks and your set. 20201030_205936.jpg 20201030_210113.jpg 20201030_210002.jpg
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