1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

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Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

#31 Unread post by PALH1 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:53 pm

knowing how "things go", i'm guessing after 'Christmas' .... (am i allowed to use that word,.....or should i say, after the "Holidays" ... ?)



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Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

#32 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:23 am

Christmas is fine ................ but "Holidays" is more vague and buys you more time! lol:

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Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

#33 Unread post by PALH1 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:49 pm

I THINK I "BUMBLED" THIS ONE !!

i did a real good hugeeyes under my 'Super-Scope',... & i think it's a:
"OFF CENTER SELF-CLASH" .... bummer ! :s

the coin i was using for the "DISCOVERY" was kind of crummy one to me....
so, i gotta let rick know monday

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Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

#34 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:00 am

PALH1 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:49 pm
I THINK I "BUMBLED" THIS ONE !!

i did a real good hugeeyes under my 'Super-Scope',... & i think it's a:
"OFF CENTER SELF-CLASH" .... bummer ! :s

the coin i was using for the "DISCOVERY" was kind of crummy one to me....
so, i gotta let rick know monday
A bummer for sure.

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Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

#35 Unread post by Duncan » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:14 am

mhonzell wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:03 am
Not sure what you are stating Scubaredneck. There were many foreign coins made by the various mints starting from 1874 to present. (Including the 1940s.) The coins in question were prior to 1874 (the year the law was written.)
I didn't know making foreign coins was such a wide practice. Why do you think that was Mhonzell? Purely economic or was there more behind that?

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Re: 1857 PHILLY MINT OF FOREIGN COINS?

#36 Unread post by mhonzell » Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:28 pm

It has an economic basis for the requesting country in that they get high quality coinage or bills without the cost of infrastructure. Many countries do this.

For instance, I routinely purchase coinage from Belarus, but their coinage is produced in either Poland or Kazakhstan.

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