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by PetesPockets55
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: What About The CONFEDERATE COINAGE ??
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Re: What About The CONFEDERATE COINAGE ??

When I worked in Ga. during the recession in '09 for three months I drove past the area about three times and should have taken the time to stop, because it really is amazing how the stone can be transformed into that work of art.
by PetesPockets55
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Counterfeit Detection - LINK
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Re: Counterfeit Detection - LINK

Thanks Paul. This could be very useful.
by PetesPockets55
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: What About The CONFEDERATE COINAGE ??
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Re: What About The CONFEDERATE COINAGE ??

That's a tough call because it is a beautiful piece of art but also was created for a certain purpose in 1915 that was anything but artistic. Would an artistic statue of Pontius Pilot be controversial/acceptable in the Vatican or Jerusalem? Hopefully there is a way to move past the negative connota...
by PetesPockets55
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Die Adjustment Strike?
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: Die Adjustment Strike?

Welcome Eric.
Thanks for the images but they need to be clear so we can see them.
All we can see is verdis gris on the coin (the green oxidizing copper).
What makes you believe they are a die adjustment strike?
by PetesPockets55
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 49

Re: 1968 Nickel error

Sure hope it wasn't "Unc Details"
Because they considered it damaged.

Edit- Did you weigh it before encapsulating?
by PetesPockets55
Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 49

Re: 1968 Nickel error

Welcome to the forum and thank you for posting! widegrin Hey there Mark. Glad to see you out and about. First inclination was a lamination but with the relatively smooth surface that was left behind I'm going with struck through. Laminations usually leave an uneven and striated surface behind. Woul...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1984 DDO Cent?
Replies: 12
Views: 1297

Re: 1984 DDO Cent?

Wonder how the scoped images turned out? Because it did look promising.
by PetesPockets55
Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Buying “Raw” Internet Coinage - Detecting Fake Common Coins
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Re: Buying “Raw” Internet Coinage

Thanks for the time spent on this thread Paul. :thumbsup: I have been going back catching up on some unread posts here and came across this one. You're knowledge and willingness to share and help those of us with little to no experience is soooo appreciated. This one is definitely worth bringing up...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: My First Commercial Leading Lady Coin Shop
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: My First Commercial Leading Lady Coin Shop

Looks good. Congratulations Daniel.
It's all about getting your name out there so people know you're around for them to find!
Seniors who have the older stashes/collections need someone they can trust at a "brick and mortar" shop because they don't "facePage". You're shop is going to do very well.
by PetesPockets55
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?
Replies: 19
Views: 527

Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

PALH1 wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:41 am
i'm hoping it makes 'pickers...... :w
it should !
Most Excellent!!!
You going to corner the market and scarf up all the varieties you can before it goes public? :thumbsup: