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by mhonzell
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 149
Views: 12421

Re: Civil War Tokens

:l Speaking of books... How about the OH995-2a? Yep, they were not all made in New York. Hailing from Zanesville, Ohio, this token was promoting the local stationery shop. Unlike today, people actually wrote things... by hand. While several notable people were born and raised here, I specifically re...
by mhonzell
Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 149
Views: 12421

Re: Civil War Tokens

NY630CH-3a The street was actually 39th street. But, the section of street near the harbor was filled with illegal slaughterhouses and garnered the name Abattoir Place. The animals had to be shipped in to Manhattan Island and the city could do nothing to remove these slaughter houses. Foul and rank ...
by mhonzell
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Scale agrivation..
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: Scale agrivation..

Possibly carats. 5.67g = 28.35ct
by mhonzell
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Early Copper Colonial(?) Identification
Replies: 13
Views: 91

Re: Early Copper Colonial(?) Identification

Besides the font, Wolf in the 1500s was "wulf" and in Latin, was "lupus". The stamp "Wolf" "8" is definitely modern making the bracelet modern. My initial concern was that the coin was simply a reproduction. On the coins I have, legends tend to survive a bit b...
by mhonzell
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself Forum
Topic: Mint Errors
Replies: 3
Views: 21

Re: Mint Errors

The "One Cent" stamped coin is post-mint damage. Looks like another cent was smashed into this one. (Lettering is incuse and reversed.)

Would need to see the other coin to determine cause.
by mhonzell
Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Early Copper Colonial(?) Identification
Replies: 13
Views: 91

Re: Early Copper Colonial(?) Identification

It looks more Ancient Roman than anything else. Would need dimensions and weight since the legends are nearly off the edge, or the reverse. What is it mounted to?
by mhonzell
Mon Dec 26, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: 1806-118a half dollar
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: 1806-118a half dollar

I really like these too!
Nice coin!
by mhonzell
Sun Dec 25, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 149
Views: 12421

Re: Civil War Tokens

There is actually a third joining them, running towards 8 o'clock. A fourth at 10 o'clock only makes it to the wreath. Amazing that they can meet near the middle and the die still works. (Love the shattered dies. This one is close to being done.)
by mhonzell
Sun Dec 25, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 149
Views: 12421

Re: Civil War Tokens

Well, all I got for Christmas was a token with a rooster and some flowers. lol:
Have to say, my wife out did herself this year!
(The darker copper areas are remaining luster.)

NY630BH-2a
Emil Sigel

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