Thank you all

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by JAncient77, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. JAncient77

    JAncient77 Member

    Even though I mostly lurk I want to thank you all for your posts and pointing me in the right direction being a new ancient collector

    I started collecting after being left a modest ancient collection from a family member. I’ve spent a fair amount of time studying history and learning about what I’d like to collect.
    I’m very busy but want everyone to know I enjoy this forum when I have a few minutes of downtime at my job
    Next step is to take some pictures of coins.
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  3. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Post pictures. Let us know if there is something we can do to increase your enjoyment of your inherited coins.
  4. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    Welcome to CoinTalk, @JAncient77! Looking forward to pictures :)
  5. gsimonel

    gsimonel Well-Known Member

    I think we snagged another one. Welcome aboard, Matey!
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  6. Theodosius

    Theodosius Unrepentant Fine Style Freak! Supporter

    Welcome to cointalk!

    This is such a great hobby.

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  7. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper Supporter

    You shall continue to collect ancients above all other coins. All glory to the Hypnotoad.

  8. iamtiberius

    iamtiberius SPQR Supporter

    I think we need a group shot of this "modest" collection.
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  9. Smojo

    Smojo dreamliner

    @JAncient77 sometimes all I can do is lurk. We get busy and life changes sometimes.
    Welcome to the ancients
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  10. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Cogito Ergo Sum

    Welcome to
  11. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper Supporter

    I'm going to take a group shot of my modest collection today thanks to the inspiration I've gotten from some of the newer members.
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  12. frankjg

    frankjg Well-Known Member

    welcome aboard
  13. Johndakerftw

    Johndakerftw Mr. Rogers is My Hero

    Welcome to da club!:D

    Pics or it didn't happen, dude.

    Beware, resistance is futile. :vulcan:

    It's always nice to see new converts.

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  14. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Welcome here, and don't feel shy or embarrassed, CT folks are nice, even with french people :)

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  15. JAncient77

    JAncient77 Member

    Doug I have spent a few hours reviewing your website on how to take pictures of coins. I hope to spend some time in upcoming weeks creating a set up.

    I have a Nikon dl7500 and am looking at getting a macro lense. Hopefully I can do that without breaking the bank
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  16. Theodosius

    Theodosius Unrepentant Fine Style Freak! Supporter

    I have had good luck using extender rings instead of a macro lens with my sony a6000. Much cheaper for just starting out.

  17. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    I know nothing about Nikon except that they have had more than one style mount so be sure you buy an extention tube or set that works and retains auto functions with your model.
  18. Deacon Ray

    Deacon Ray Well-Known Member

    Hi @Smojo ! It's okay to repost coins that you've already shown in the past. There are many newcomers who haven't seen them. :woot: And, some of the old-timers might not remember seeing them the first time around ;)
  19. Smojo

    Smojo dreamliner

    DRay I just meant sometimes life changes we get busy and it gets difficult at times to just find the time to post or respond to posts that really catches our interest, and was reasuuring tbe OP its ok to lurk sometimes.
    You may recall I recently uprooted and moved and changed jobs and been stuck on second shift. It's been a comlplete lifestyle change and am still trying to get settled and used to the new suroundings, I'm sure 20 years ago it wouldn't have been quite the adjustment but I'm no spring chicken anymore.
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  20. Deacon Ray

    Deacon Ray Well-Known Member

    Oh man, I completely understand! My last position, as a hotline volunteer, required me to get up at 3 o'clock in the morning. I did that for years but it ended 2 years ago. I still wake up at 3 and it's hard for me to stay awake past 7 PM.
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