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by PetesPockets55
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Start Here!
Topic: 1976 D mint penny error???
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: 1976 D mint penny error???

Thanks for sharing your image but with all posts please be a little more specific with the area of the coin you have questions about so we can help with your understanding.
by PetesPockets55
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Extra feathers
Replies: 6
Views: 42

Re: Extra feathers

Is that part of the clash on the obverse above the
ribbon in his hair? :confused:
Also some thing on the rim above last A in AMERICA. Not sure if that would be a possible broken collar die or a chip/cud?
by PetesPockets55
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: Bicentennial Quarter - Blemished
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: Bicentennial Quarter - Blemished

I have a dime (1980?) with similar bubbles on both sides. I think a very hot torch applied quickly to one side at a time can produce this kind of damage, to produce the offset effect.
by PetesPockets55
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Its a pleasure to be back
Replies: 5
Views: 41

Re: Its a pleasure to be back

Welcome back. Are you still in Conn.?
by PetesPockets55
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Paul's Back
Replies: 4
Views: 38

Re: Paul's Back

Welcome back old man. lol: (Age denotes wisdom of course!) Glad to see you're back.
Are you still in Wisconsin?
by PetesPockets55
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: FS-01-1955-101 LHC
Replies: 5
Views: 55

Re: FS-01-1955-101 LHC

Congratulations Mark. Very nice coin. I think that one is certainly on most collectors bucket list. (I guess Missouri is working out for you!!! happydance: ) Were you able to get it privately or did you have to go the auction route? And thanks again for the background on this error. I didn't realiz...
by PetesPockets55
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1996P Die Crack
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: 1996P Die Crack

Well done. On the reverse, is there also a crack going from the top of the eagles left shoulder through the first S of STATES and intersecting with the main one? It is hard to tell in the second image whether it is a crack or just a ding in the coin. On the obverse, the really prominent mark above ...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Silver down but prices are up
Replies: 9
Views: 10347

Re: Silver down but prices are up

I'm no expert by any stretch of the imagination but "Supply and Demand" would be my guess. Collectors vs. bullion investors driving the market? I've noticed that some coin prices are up, not just silver. I would think as the economy has improved since the bottom in 2009 more money has become availa...
by PetesPockets55
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Silver down but prices are up
Replies: 9
Views: 10347

Re: Silver down but prices are up

I'm no expert by any stretch of the imagination but "Supply and Demand" would be my guess. Collectors vs. bullion investors driving the market? I've noticed that some coin prices are up, not just silver. I would think as the economy has improved since the bottom in 2009 more money has become availa...
by PetesPockets55
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: hello from texas
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: hello from texas

Welcome from a fellow "y'aller" from Florida. Hope you enjoy your hunt.