Old order showed up after 4 months.

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  1. Everett Guy

    Everett Guy Well-Known Member

    I thought for sure these were lost in the mail and with one of these being sort of a hard to get and for $54 I thought my great deal was a dream. But here they are...the collection is getting more exciting! 20210224_184816.jpg 20210224_184840.jpg 20210224_184856.jpg 20210224_184909.jpg 20210224_184946.jpg 20210224_185000.jpg
     
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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 CRH,my only indian and oldest coin found.

    4 months geee and I thought my longest wait time of 3 weeks for a coin was bad enough.
     
  4. David Atherton

    David Atherton Flavian Fanatic

    An architectural type. Neat!

    I'm glad to see both arrived safe and sound ... gives me hope for a lost coin from Germany despatched in mid December.
     
  5. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis 2 years on CT Supporter

    Don't worry, my package to Slovakia just got delivered this week, shipped in early December. I think I read something about Germany especially having problems with mailing, but maybe i am mistaken.
     
  6. Everett Guy

    Everett Guy Well-Known Member

    Yes this one was from Germany, so you should hopefully get yours soon.
     
  7. Everett Guy

    Everett Guy Well-Known Member

    It was like hoping santa clause was real...i had just about lost hope. Happy now.
     
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  8. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    Between the Italian customs, COVID 19 and Italian one month vacation,
    It took 10 months for my package. This was 2019-20. I'm waiting on
    one from Germany mailed mid November.
     
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  9. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    I have heard that with the overwhelming amount of mail trying to leave
    Germany and COVID 19 and so few flights, that the German postal service
    filled several containers and was shipping by cargo ship. I hope my package
    gets here before July.
     
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  10. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Nice post. Giving me hope that my December order may not be lost anyway... still waiting.
     
  11. Claudius_Gothicus

    Claudius_Gothicus Well-Known Member

    Great acquisitions! I also have one of them:
    SALONINA AVG - DEAE SEGETIAE.jpg
    Salonina (253-268), Antoninianus, Colonia mint.
    Obverse: SALONINA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, seen from the front, wearing stephane and resting on a crescent;
    Reverse: DEAE SE-GETIAE, statue of Segetia, nimbate, standing facing in four-columned temple, both hands raised;
    RIC 5

    I've had to wait up to a couple of months for some packages to arrive, but luckily none of them has been lost, so far.
     
  12. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I had a package from Deutschland, that took almost 3 months to the day.
    It wasn't a coin just something for train layout.
     
  13. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

  14. Inspector43

    Inspector43 73 Year Collector Supporter

    Nice set. The only Salonina I have:
    Salonina RIC 29 (obv).jpg Salonina RIC 29 (rev).jpg
     
  15. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ...better late than never...congrats Everett! :)
     
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  16. Everett Guy

    Everett Guy Well-Known Member

    My faith was restored in the mail system. When I went to mark order delivered, the order was canceled by the auction and money refunded, I emailed the seller and contacted the auction and told them the order was delivered and all was good. I left seller positive feedback and will check to make sure he is paid ASAP.

    Edit: i just recieved a email from auction house. I have to bank wire the money to the Netherlands. I wonder what thats going to cost? They wont just let me pay another invoice with a bank card like orignal transaction.
     
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  17. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    Use Transferwise (now wise.com). Cheap and easy for wiring money to Europe.
     
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  18. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    +1
     
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  19. Everett Guy

    Everett Guy Well-Known Member

    Thanks...I appreciate the info!
     
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    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

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