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by PetesPockets55
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 169
Views: 15901

Re: Civil War Tokens

Very appealing color and condition.
by PetesPockets55
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Coin Trends And News
Topic: 1983 Copper Planchet Lincoln Cent $23,500
Replies: 32
Views: 24124

Re: 1983 Copper Planchet Lincoln Cent $23,500

AtwlRecordings wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:12 pm
https://youtu.be/3McJcn2VXuE
worth?
Yours is not copper.
It is a cent minted on a copper plated zinc planchet. Notice the pitting and deterioration.
BTW- a little more details with your question is helpful and appreciated.
by PetesPockets55
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: World and Ancient Coin Forum
Topic: Genuine Atocha Silver Coin?
Replies: 7
Views: 55

Re: Genuine Atocha Silver Coin?

mhonzell wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:37 am
No. I was trying to determine if it was a real reale. The Atocha coins were all pretty worn and then Mel cleaned them to be shiny.
Thanks.
That's the way I understood it but wanted the Op to realize and keep his good rapport with customers.
by PetesPockets55
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: World and Ancient Coin Forum
Topic: Genuine Atocha Silver Coin?
Replies: 7
Views: 55

Re: Genuine Atocha Silver Coin?

On the lower picture, the DIAA are in the correct position for the lions and castles. The top picture is also correct, but rotated, which is a common problem. The wear is typical. Unfortunately, there are a lot of fakes sold as .925 fine silver jewelry. Mark, are these points you make exclusive to ...
by PetesPockets55
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Sample Slab/Coin Grading Service Forum
Topic: COMPUGRADE Sample and Production Slabs
Replies: 9
Views: 65

Re: COMPUGRADE Sample and Production Slabs

It will take a new company to attempt this computer grading or to additionally authenticate a grade (think CAC Secure) using machines or algorithms. Because of the liability to existing companies reputations/business models and existing inventory the current companies will fight it tooth and nail. ...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: U.S. or CANADA? Blank or worn planchet?
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: U.S. or CANADA? Blank or worn planchet?

What area of the country was it found? (Metal detecting, correct?)
by PetesPockets55
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Sample Slab/Coin Grading Service Forum
Topic: ACG Different Small Slab Types
Replies: 10
Views: 55

Re: ACG Different Small Slab Types

Here is the link to the other forum that I posted this same thread on and many comments on the different slabs and more added by them https://www.cointalk.com/threads/acg-early-small-slab-types.303882/ ACG Thread Bob, Thanks for adding the links. it is interesting to hear other peoples ideas and co...
by PetesPockets55
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Sacagawea 2000 Dollar Possible Lamination?
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Sacagawea 2000 Dollar Possible Lamination?

Please add an image of the reverse. Thanks
by PetesPockets55
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: 1914-D Lincoln Cent Struck Counterfeit
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: 1914-D Lincoln Cent Struck Counterfeit

Wow. Great information. Thanks Daniel for the pointers.
Is the position of the MM correct (but the font is wrong).
How many die pair were used for this year?
by PetesPockets55
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 169
Views: 15901

Re: Civil War Tokens

Here's one on the lighter side: NY-10F-1a (Albany, NY) Straight's Elephantine Shoe Store Great advertising piece made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company in Waterbury, CT. This company adapted armory mass production techniques to common household items such as buttons, tokens, mats, and medals. Th...