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    Well obviously British coins. Classic cars (mainly Triumph and other BL masterpieces of the 70s). Heavy old rock music from prog to metal (Pink Floyd, Sabbath, Zep, Rammstein etc etc). I still fancy Kylie Minogue.

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  1. I managed to do it by pasting the link and clicking to post it BEFORE it expanded. Please go there and see what I spent ages reporting to you before the wretched nuisance of the '403 Forbidden' bug struck. 😠

    1. Chris Perkins

      Chris Perkins

      Hello Peckris, sorry for the useless communication of late. The forum software is beyond my control and in fact it may actually behave differently depending on what the user is using (e.g. windows, mac, phone etc). I don't tend to update the software as soon as new version is available because it very often causes more problems. I will look into it (promise).

       

      Chris

       

    2. Peckris 2

      Peckris 2

      Ah, ok. I'm using the latest Firefox on a Mac (the same issue is present on an older version of Chrome and an even older version of Safari). Looks like the software itself is SNAFU with respect to this particular thing.

      Chris

  2. why can't I send a link to a forum topic??????????

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  4. I spent half an hour writing a message to you about a bug on the site. I posted it and got a '403 Forbidden' message and lost everything. I'm not happy. 😠

    MESSAGE ME.

    1. Chris Perkins

      Chris Perkins

      Peck, sorry I only just saw this for some reason! Didn't get any notifications.

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    Minting Of New £1 Coin

    The variety is often called a 'leftie' as the milled section when you look under the hologram with the Queen' side facing you is usually to the right of the hologram. On lefties it's obviously on the left and there are actually some where the point is slightly milled (like a middly :S). It is certainly not a 50/50 thing like with the writing orientation on £2 coins and is no doubt due to the collar/dies not being fitted 'properly' although I think the RM have stated that there is no wrong or right way, so it's just an interesting variant. Here's my page which has more info: https://www.checkyourchange.co.uk/the-six-new-1-coin-varieties/ They seem fairly common for 2016 and less so for later years.
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    Newbie Looking For Advice.

    Firstly, condition is everything. Coins of most dates are very common in normal used condition and tend to be very low value. The best book to gauge condition is this one: https://www.coinpublications.com/product/the-standard-guide-to-grading-british-coins/ And a book for values is this one: https://www.coinpublications.com/product/collectors-coins-gb-2018-1760-1970/ (both also available on Amazon). It is a lot to take on at first!
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    Hello Everyone

    Actually, that's a little bit of a security hole that I've just fixed! Guests were able to start topics within the technical support area and were allowed to reply to stuff elsewhere. Guests can no longer post anywhere and for the last couple of months I manually approve every new member. I did not approve Andeson because his email address looked odd and his IP is from Bangladesh, which is more well known for its spamming bots than it is for collectors of British coins!
  8. Actually my new theory on the coppery coloured 20p's (they seem to occur a lot more for the 20p than any other current denomination) is improper annealing causing the atoms to migrate. First proposed in the USA by Mr Diamond, who really knows error coins. More info here: http://www.error-ref.com/improper-annealing/ These days the RM also charge £20 to look at coins, so no longer worth doing for minor things like this.
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    Bugs at the moment

    Oh look, it's all new and has all new bells and whistles. It was a bit fiddly but I got there in the end. Hope there are no issues now.
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    Bugs at the moment

    Note that some may experience bugs on the forum for the next day or so. I am trying to update and old version of the software to the latest version but only got as far as updating the server PHP version today, which may cause (and in fact already has caused) problems for some depending on browser and so many other factors these days. Sorry about that. It'll be worth it in the end!
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    Market stall - Barnstaple and South Molton

    This all seems to have gone a bit non-coin.
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    1900 penny 9 over gap

    Where did that come from Zookeeperz? Peckris is sound as a pound and really does know his stuff.
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    Album for coin storage

    Thanks! Yes, those and the coin ID cards are pretty much all I do now in the way of accessories.
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