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Use a magnifier, and look at the lettering and date.  They look machined.  The toning is all wrong.  Also, compare your coin with a known genuine coin of the same date (check the redbook), and you will notice that there are a lot of little differences.

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5 hours ago, Coinbuf said:

Bought this for one of my year sets from @Six Mile Rick through the BST here, not the greatest pics but will do for now.  Moved my set form #9 to #7, maybe a set I can finish in 2020.

 

 

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I told you she was a BEAUTY!!  :)

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8 hours ago, Zaid Al Meleihi said:

Any thoughts on these coins ? Thank you !

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Yes. They are both fake. 

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20 hours ago, Six Mile Rick said:

I told you she was a BEAUTY!!  :)

It really is, I struggle with pics of luster bomb coins like this so I will probably send this one with some others off to Mark for some proper pics.  She has a nice comfy new home for some time to come.  :smile: 

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Again nothing special, but a scarce transition variety - Obverse I (1892-1900) on a 1901-O dime - and an as-yet undocumented RPD. I've only seen one other decent example for sale in the past year, and the other was $3000. :) More junk from me, but hey, it's a "most recent acquisition", and everybody loves pictures.

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11 hours ago, Zaid Al Meleihi said:

recently purchased these !

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Sorry, I'm a bit suspicious of the gold, particularly the $20. Perhaps it's just the images, but 1895 looks off - the 5 is way too close to the 9, the tip of the 5 should be pointed and curve upwards and yours looks squared off, the ovals inside 8 and 9 should be very elongated and yours look round, the stars should be pointed and chiseled/beveled, etc. Maybe you should post a separate topic and get better opinions than mine.

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5 hours ago, kbbpll said:

Sorry, I'm a bit suspicious of the gold, particularly the $20. Perhaps it's just the images, but 1895 looks off - the 5 is way too close to the 9, the tip of the 5 should be pointed and curve upwards and yours looks squared off, the ovals inside 8 and 9 should be very elongated and yours look round, the stars should be pointed and chiseled/beveled, etc. Maybe you should post a separate topic and get better opinions than mine.

Thank you for your opinion I have just started collecting coins and I want to get insights from people who are perhaps more experienced in this field than I am. What topic do you recommend I post in? Regards.

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I found this while searching through a box. Not valuable or sought after, but an interesting piece for the collection, nonetheless!

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The stamp seems to be of the Confederate battle flag. Also noticed that 1961 is the centennial of the Confederate States, not sure whether that's coincidence or not.
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Great coins everybody! I love seeing/hearing about other people's finds. I found this on eBay. 1871 Bold N. Based on the images from the listing, I'd guess it to be FR-2 because it seems to have been damaged much more so than worn.

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I wouldn't post this normally, but it's the 55th date in my Flying Eagle/Indian Head collection! Just three more, 1877, 1908-S, and 1909-S. (Not including 1856, that's out of my price range) All of the coins in this collection are between PO and VG, condition shmondition!:ohnoez:Definitely going to get 1908-S next, as it is the cheapest of the three. Currently have my eye on one on eBay (where probably half of my entire collection comes from! :nyah:) that's only $43. I hope to finish this collection before 2021! Shouldn't be too hard, but $600+ for two coins is a lot for me.

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The 1901-S and 1903-S Barber dimes with Reverse 3 (the "thick ribbon") are tough to find in any grade, and finding decent examples that wouldn't break my bank was a long process. Then I landed on both from the same seller! Two coins left to complete my set of the scarcer design transition varieties.

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When you complete this set, are you planning to do a display at a coin show?

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19 minutes ago, Just Bob said:

When you complete this set, are you planning to do a display at a coin show?

Like, go on a promotional tour? :roflmao:I might put them all in one post on here at some point and that would probably be the extent of it. It's a numismatic story filled with mystery and intrigue <sarcasm>. 

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Bought this on eBay. (where else? lol) 1908 S Indian Head Cent. It seems worn out of shape, which probably explains the low price. Seems to be a reliable seller, I doubt that it's counterfeit- nobody would counterfeit a coin in such a bad condition, right? Just two more to go until the collection's complete!

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