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Paddy

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    British Pre-decimal Milled and Hammered coinage. Some decimal and foreigh coins.

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  1. ... half way between Wounded Knee and Kicked in the Crotch...
  2. Amusingly, my father told this story to a couple in their 60s a few years back. At the punchline the wife laughed uproariously but the husband just looked puzzled. On questioning he admitted that he had no idea what a "Quickie" was!
  3. With all this extra time on our hands, why not post some music to share? I came across a couple of CDs by Ozric Tentacles the other day - very interesting to me - somewhere between prog and trance! This Youtube will play you the music - sadly no video to go with it:
  4. Not sure if this is a laugh or a cry, but the term "20 20 vision" will take on a whole new meaning after this year!
  5. Forgive me if you have heard this one before: A man walks into a cafe, takes a seat at a table and starts reading the menu. After a few minutes the waitress approaches: "What will you have?" she asks. "I'll have a quickie," he replies confidently. She scowls and stomps off. After a few minutes she returns and demands: "Are you ready to order now?" "Yes - I'd like a quickie please," he replies. She thumps the table and storms off angrily. Soon the manager sends her back. "Ok - are you ready to make a sensible order now?" she says angrily. "May I please have a quickie?" he asks plaintively. "Right, I'm calling the police!" she shouts. At this point the man at the next table leans over helpfully and says: "I think you'll find that is pronounced "Quiche"!".
  6. It's another smoking knee! Must be close to a "recognised variety" by now. 😉
  7. The M1 and the A1 are in a bar having a drink when a stretch of red tarmac walks in. "Who is that?" asks the M1. "Oh, watch out for him - he's a real cycle path!" replies the A1.
  8. I'm afraid my BS detector was set off very quickly by the Coin cabinet letter. Seems to me just to be a shameless attempt to turn people's fears into a selling opportunity. Remind's me of the Blair and Cameron spin days!
  9. Not the greatest coin in the world but I was pleased to pick up this 1904 Sixpence in an album full of otherwise scrap coins last week. Seems to be a scarcer date too. A slight upgrade for me:
  10. Paddy

    MS62

    Here is mine - possibly even sharper on the reverse but with one or two irregularities around the edge:
  11. Paddy

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    To me looks genuine enough, just a bit over graded. I would give it VF - too much wear, particularly on the shield, for any more.
  12. Paddy

    Indian Coins

    I find the squiggles rapidly give me a headache. If I really want to find out what they are I use zeno.ru - they have an enormous database of Asian coins already and have experts regularly there that can ID almost anything Indian or Oriental.
  13. Read it out loud - each digit spoken separately...
  14. 1 1 was a racehorse 2 2 was 1 2 1 1 1 1 race 2 2 1 1 2
  15. After all, you could buy nearly a whole penny for that much!
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