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Bronze & Copper Collector

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  1. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    Or a book WITH an accompanying cd
  2. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    One possible option might be to publish it on a cd, accessing as on a website, and allowing for expansion and updates. Digital images would be far superior that way than when imaged in a book....
  3. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    One would think that, siblings or not, they would probably want to be alone with each other. They would have to remake 7 Brides for 7 Brothers as My One and Only.....
  4. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    Make that 2....
  5. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    This is similar in many respects, however I consider it to be a 5/5... I'm not sure that yours isn't a 5/5 too... That being said, I'll defer to John and Ian for a more definitive response....
  6. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    !?!?!%&#@?$!?!?!?%&@!!!!!!
  7. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    Just the one.... For full disclosure, once I checked it off my list, I didn't actively look for more.... However it did take me awhile to find this specimen... Chingford or Alfnail might have more information regarding population... Its existence proves that they do exist though... Good Hunting.....
  8. Bronze & Copper Collector

    More Pennies

    Bramah 23a
  9. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    I'll check it out like an EAGLE eye HAWK If it's nice, I'll be RAVEN about it. I'm just BATS about them. I might have to DUCK if it flies overhead though.. The price would have to be fair to you however, inasmuch as I would not want to be ROBIN you. Just as I would not want it to be overpriced, as I am not some PIGEON waiting to be plucked like some CHICKEN.
  10. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Very Punny
  11. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    The Poor Man's version of the Australian Holey Dollar???
  12. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Is it possible that it was "Altared"???
  13. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I'll take the high erode and let the sands of time catch up with him....
  14. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Goubys The British bronze penny .

    Thanks Richard, I just emailed him...
  15. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Rare coin lost in post

    Think positive Richard, most likely it will eventually get there, don't know when however. I know the feeling.... Top 3 stories that come to mind right now. I lost an F-76 that way many years ago.... The seller tossed it in loose in an envelope where it rattled around and punched a hole in the side where it slipped out.... I was the proud recipient of an empty envelope. The F-76 was purchased from a non coin dealer on ebay who did not know how to properly ship a coin.... As infuriating as those who go to the other extreme and overly secure the coin DIRECTLY to a cardboard sheet with an exuberantly abundant supply of tape.. I only lost a few dollars, but I missed out on a substantial upgrade.... as well as the loss to the collecting community..... I can only hope that it was found by some who knew what it was so that it would not be totally lost and might surface again one day.....  C'est la vie. ....  I mention this ONLY as a contrast to your coin which was properly packed. Similarly, with a happier outcome, was an F-103 that went missing in December, in the midst of the Christmas rush..... I received the missing package in a USPS body bag about 8 months later with the coin still intact inside. The outer packaging was all torn up. Fortunately the seller knew what the coin was, knew how to properly package it to survive mishandling, and had images posted of it, should it appear anywhere else in the future..... Not numismatically related however, was the time I sent 2 Christmas cards to the EXACT SAME ADDRESS, a friend of mine and a gentleman who lived in her basement apartment. She received her card the day after I mailed it. He was miffed because he never received a card. I told him that I had sent him one at the same time, but I'm sure he had his doubts. Fast forward to the following September or October, and I received the card back as UNDELIVERABLE, along with postmark from around the country, Texas, California, Nevada, Illinois, New Jersey, of course New York, etc. We all had a good laugh at the well traveled card. Point being, short of being totally destroyed, it will most likely eventually turn up, either with the proper recipient, or with the sender, you.... As an aside, although it is uninsured and more expensive, I prefer to ship more valuable sales by FedEx, as it is tracked at every stage and generally arrives within 2-3 days. This also applies when I want to ensure that something that I ordered safely arrives. Nothing is perfect, but Fedex seems to offer the best odds. And, although I never pursued it, I believe you can purchase 3rd party insurance for shipments.
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    Goubys The British bronze penny .

    Of course another interpretation could be that the person is WEARING the barrel and shooting the fish in a stream, ocean, river, lake (any body of water containing said fish)... he/she might need to be concerned about getting a splinter though...
  17. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Daily Challenges

    That's what I came up with.... Powers of 2.....
  18. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Coin aquisition of the week.......

    Stacks had a foreign coin division called Coin Galleries... perhaps it was sold by them and not Stacks directly...
  19. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    Hasn't that always been part of the problem?? The length of it, that is......
  20. A tantalizingly mouth watering assortment of coins imaged on that plate....
  21. Bronze & Copper Collector

    Will we ever become a cashless society?

    A well articulated and well thought response.
  22. I think we all understood your point though... Interestingly enough, I don't think he went fully insane until circa 1810
  23. I doubt Victoria would have had much influence in 1797, having not been born till 1819....
  24. Bronze & Copper Collector

    1909 DOT Penny Variants

    I'm not sure if this has been posted, I couldn't find anything... I just found my 3rd 1909 DOT Penny, however the dot is in a different location.... Slightly lower in the same basic area.... Has anyone made note of this before???? Thanks, Gary Images as follows: 1909 DOT Specimen 1 1909 DOT Specimen 2 1909 DOT Specimen 3 Image 1 1909 DOT Specimen 3 Image 2
  25. Bronze & Copper Collector

    PCGS

    The issue in instances as this, would be more with the TPG than with the seller. Especially when the seller says to buy the coin and not the slab. I would NOT put it in Ebays Worst. I believe it was PROPERLY placed in the TPG section by the original poster. Just my tuppence worth....
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