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Wow! Great little half dime it would fit my toned mint state typeset perfectly. grin.gif If you ever want to sell that bad boy I'd be very interested. I do love Bust coinage.

 

Thanks for sharing it with us.

 

Cheers,

Mark

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"Awesome" coins guy's! Just won this one from Morris on eBay, his pic. Will go in my DANSCO 7070:

 

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Looks pretty clean with some old album toning.

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Wow! Tom that coin is SWEET!! Make sure you bring that puppy the next time we get together so I can see it up close and personal! thumbsup2.gif

 

John

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There are some seriously fantastic coins in this thread! Here is one I picked up at Baltimore.

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very nice coins all That 56 Flyer is just wow... Toms coin is wow... IGWT coin is wow... Mikes coins are wow... I like them all The Kennedy has nice toning on it and the morgan Shane posted is really nice... So now I follow it all up with this coin... Enjoy

 

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There are some seriously fantastic coins in this thread! Here is one I picked up at Baltimore.

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I have seen this coin in hand and it is indeed eye candy and undergraded.

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Darnit, James, you're playing with a stacked deck! That's not fair!

 

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James, I love that series of coins - fantastic! Sorry to be a complete nincompoop, but what is that last coin from 1780? I haven't seen that coin before.

 

Thanks so much, Winston

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Yes 1780 Maria Theresa Thaler restike.......I just sold one for Silver scrap since it was my first toning experiment that didn't turn out so hot.... thumbsup2.gif

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Coin post threads are fun. Allow me to share my excitement with you, a coin at the time of our country's Declaration of Independence.

Arrived a couple of days ago.

 

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All the coins are great, but I must comment -- ER, Wow. Just wow. 893applaud-thumb.gif

 

Here are some updated photos of coins I've posted earlier:

 

 

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The third coin has not arrived yet. Darn, Heritage is slow. smile.gif

 

Take care...Mike

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It is indeed a restrike 1780 Maria Theresa Thaler. I have not had an opportunity to locate my attribution notes and attribute this sucker!

 

Surprisingly, I picked up this coin in a junk shop! I was a few miles out of town and killing time, so I wandered into this dingy place and asked if they had any coins or tokens for sale, and there you go. They had nothing else decent for sale though (at least in coins).

 

The 1926-S Buffalo looks much better in hand. I had to adjust the angle and lighting to capture the horn detail. As you can see, it's a strong full-horn.

 

Some of you already know that I'm putting together a hand-selected set of Kennedy halves in a Dansco album. A lot of those later proofs are much tougher than price guides indicate, including the 1999-S. I just thought that particular image came out really nice.

 

THANKS for all the kind comments! As you can see, I really do enjoy coins.... smile.gif

 

James

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ER, that's a SENSATIONAL pickup. Very few collectors can say they've ever owned a Continental Dollar! Who cares about it's "problems" - it's a venerable coin steeped in the lore of American Revoutionary history. 893applaud-thumb.gif

 

James

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Holy smokes. Soooo many nice coins . . . . I'm thrilled to see ER's Continental Dollar, especially because his post coincides with my reading of D. Taxay, The U.S. Mint and Coinage (1966), which provides detailed historical background for this coin. Beautiful!

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Here an 1862 IHC graded PF64 by NGC that the mailman brought to my door just yesterday.

 

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In this axially lit photo the contrast between the devices and field can be seen better.

 

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I don’t upgrade many coins in my type set but sometimes a coin comes along that you just can’t resist. devil.gif

 

This coppr/nickel IHC is about as good as I ever have seen in a PF64 holder and would hold its own with many PF65s.

 

Deeply mirrored fields, frosty devices, an even tone, and free of scratches, nicks, or carbon spots; this coin has everything going for it that I like to see in coins for my type set. I feel really lucky being able to snag this little gem. I don’t think this puppy is going any where for a long time. cloud9.gif

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There are some seriously fantastic coins in this thread! Here is one I picked up at Baltimore.

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Wow, Tom. That is one of the finest half dimes that I have ever seen! That would also fit into my type collection very nicely.

 

[insert drooling icon here]

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