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  1. Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Choice UNc lightly toned lol https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GREAT-BRITAIN-HALF-CROWN-1946-SILVER-CHOICE-UNC-LIGHTLY-TONED/312059840987?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D49925%26meid%3D51ebd6319cb44e1ead6ae0acd644ee31%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D401489415043%26itm%3D312059840987&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851
  2. Pushy

    always seems to be something wrong with all the coins they sell, has been with the few inexpensive one's i got form them, coins described as FDC proofs with fingerprints and extremely bad toning for a start
  3. Had some kind of Royal Mint reply regarding the 1953 VIP proof set and i'm guessing it could count for all the cameo/VIP proofs, one of my questions was in regards to the 1953 cameo set i have and the cameo crown which i have seen described as VIP proof when they are frosted, , these are the coins in question the Royal Mint Museums reply is as follows Dear Mr Cook Thank you for your patience in awaiting a response regarding the subject of the 1953 proof sets. The frosting on these so-called on these VIP sets is difficult to comment upon, however we do know that the finish varies from set to set. With this in mind, we cannot be sure that the set we have in the Museum’s collection corresponds to the VIP version identified by coin dealers and any photographs we could supply you with would be misleading. I would, however, recommend that you show your set to one of the large London coin dealers to see if they may be able to enlighten you on the finish of your set. The Members page on the British Numismatic Trade Association website has a list of reputable vendors, including those in London, and I would encourage you to contact them with your enquiry. Kind regards Fiona so even the Royal Mint cannot answer this question, so i guess without sound provenience there is no way of separating these, although some people say you can tell by the sharpness etc, i'm sure the mint museum would have commented on this if that was the fact and the comment about varying from set to set says it all really, the enigma continues
  4. Battle of Hastings coin bars

    i'll have to check again, hope this helps

    must get mine slabbed, far better than that one, that is a very old ngc slab wonder if it would get the same grade now ?
  6. Gun Money

    did ya get your penny, you might want the sixpence now lol
  7. European Medieval Silver & US Morgan Dollars

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HIGH-GRADE-1884-Silver-Morgan-USA-Dollar-in-Stunning-Condition-New-Orleans-Mint/323059718574?hash=item4b37dc19ae:g:CcwAAOSw9p9aezSv that is a beautiful coin
  8. not sure what section to post under, first time i have found one of these with the metal detector, not in the greatest of conditions but still nice to fine, James II shilling, August
  9. Customs Duty

    there are some lovely british coins for sale in the states, just the import duty is a killer
  10. 1p varieties

    new variety here ;0)
  11. Just got my yearly silver Britannia,bullion quality, there are 2 types so far for this year, same designs just different borders, rather a nice coin if you like modern, silver Britannia's have always been something i have collected, mainly just the bullion, there are many designs over the years,
  12. The Royal Mint Museum have said they will have reply on this subject some time next week
  13. i have not taken it out the card yet to examine the other side,
  14. bought a bullion 200 year privy mark sovereign from royal mint bullion, even that has some proof like qualities on the lettering or i'm just imagining it ???
  15. been some talk on the public bit of the royal mint page on facebook, something about 10p's, going from a to z linked with great britain, some one was on a tour and said the workers came up and showed them ,