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Just got a 1864 (Meiji 26) 5 sen piece. It's my oldest so far, my next oldest is from 1936. It has some interesting toning, shading to red, which I'm not sure about the cause of...

 

I don't have a good setup for pictures yet, but I'll post photos as soon as I can.

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1822 George IV Maundy Set complete with red Maundy box:

 

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As you might gather I like early 1800's English Silver. insane.gif

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Picked this up a few weeks ago

 

1506-55 Austrian Netherlands Real D'Or

NGC AU-55 / Fr.56

 

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Wonderful!

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I agree, nice-looking Maundy set, ZAR. And who doesn't like 500-year-old gold smile.gif

 

My last purchases (2 weeks ago), not counting coin books, are these:

 

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I need to stop buying Railroad 5 Pesos, but I just can't resist it every time I see it being sold for less than $40. The rest are for my trading album.

 

~Roman

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I finally got a Mexico railroad 1950 5 pesos after 40 years

 

I have wanted this particular Mexican coin since I was a kid in the 1960's.

It was listed in Yeoman's Catalog of Modern World Coins in 1966 for $12.50 (Unc) and I couldn't afford it then.

 

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Mexico 5 pesos 1950 "Inaugural of Southeastern Railway".

It is popular because it has a train on it and people like trains.

It is interesting to note that the date "1950" appears on both sides of the coin.

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Nice pick-up, Willie.

 

Another interesting note about these coins is that half of the mintage was melted down to make Olympic pesos. So about 100,000 survived.

 

~Roman

 

I have some new purchases from TOREX show that I need to take pictures of. I'll post 'em tonight.

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Roy-san

It's M16. Too bad, it's harshly cleaned smirk.gif

 

By the way, I won M11(EF+) from "Ginza Auction" the other day. I haven't recieved it yet, but will post the image once I get it.

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Very nice examples shown. 893applaud-thumb.gif This Dark Side stuff can be addicting. wink.gif This one just arrived:

 

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Nice looking coin and great photo, leeg thumbsup2.gif

 

I myself find it bery tough to photograph copper coins.

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Here's one of my new purchases - a 1999 Silver Britannia 2P - NGC MS-69.

This coin is a bear to photograph since it's practically a reverse proof. I finally got the obverse to within 90% of what I wanted, and then I just flipped it and shot the reverse so I could stop for the night. Hope everyone enjoys! Thanks, gmarguli!

 

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I love the silver Britannias. I have a complete uncirculated siver set! The Royal Mint does a great job with these coins... and I cannot wait to see the 2007 in Silver!!!

 

Excellent coin... enjoy!! thumbsup2.gif

 

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Here's one that I could not resist cloud9.gif

 

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I love the simple design and the subtle toning!

 

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Aha - South African, my favourite collecting area.

 

I prefer my South Africans a bit older then the one in the post above. However I do like the coin especially the toning. Nice pick up. thumbsup2.gif

 

I also would like to point out that this is the version of this date which has Suid-Africa printed on the obverse ( known as 1967A ). The other type of this date has South Africa printed on the obverse ( known as 1967E).

 

The 1967E has no Proof mintage.

 

The 1967A has a Proof mintage of 25,000.

 

Edit: I amended the mistakes in this post.

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Aha - South African, my favourite collecting area.

 

I prefer my South Africans a bit older then the one in the post above. However I do like the coin especially the toning. Nice pick up. thumbsup2.gif

 

I also would like to point out that this is the version of this date which has Suid-Africa printed on the obverse ( known as 1967E ). The other type of this date has South Africa printed on the obverse ( known as 1967A).

 

The 1967E has no Proof mintage.

 

The 1967A has a Proof mintage of 25,000.

 

Thanks for the information on the mintage and variations of the 1967 Rand. Here are some nicely toned coins that I picked up from a board member about a year ago.

 

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The 1967E has no Proof mintage.

 

If this is true, it looks like PCGS has this wrong 893scratchchin-thumb.gif

 

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Hi TJ,

 

My apologies: It is true that the 1967E has no Proof mintage ( I am checking my book as I type ).

 

However I made a mistake in my previous post:

 

The 1967E says South Africa.

 

The 1967A Says Suid-Africa.

 

My apologies for any confusion.

 

I will now amend the original post.

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