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DrLarry

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  1. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    no none of the "coppers" have dates in the Book . The Star* below the head only exists in the Half crown and the half Crown it would be interesting to see if either match that obverse
  2. DrLarry

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    i had thought a dentist might be our best bet.....he/ she has about an equal chance of working out these teeth
  3. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    that then the * under the head is interesting none of mine have it so perhaps there are 4 varieties again yours my additional variant and the ones in Rogers....I need to clean some carpets so the limitations of having low down dogs (sausage dogs) means I have to clean the stairs ...so will list them later . I suppose this is the interesting thing in these more fringe areas there are new discoveries to be added. I am glad someone else is interested
  4. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    Oh yes that is the same obverse as the Half crown then ? on one of mine the sea level is different
  5. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    yes they are rare I think this is why we do not have a full compliment of varieties and the task of examining them and taking images has improved a lot since the publication of the book. I hope Galata books might update the images
  6. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    My examples of the Crown are the same as in Rogers both of iron coated there are three variations ~'s 775 to 777 as there are 4 possible types in the sovereign I wonder if other varieties exists. Please look 3 Half Crown types I think I have found a third new type of Florin with differing letter sizes on the reverse and a second variation in the obverse I will take photos and list later
  7. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    The Hairy Head I thought I would carry on this as there are some interesting additions both these are 12.5 mm I will just copy what I have written in my Rogers and make sense of it later ! Rogers #770 in his example the Truncation is to the centre of the W and has teeth in this one the truncation is lower on the D. Both have a flaw at the TT of BRITT and on the V of VII and the "dot" is now an earring so perhaps an addition might be to add #770 * it is hard to see in the images in Rogers perhaps his rear truncation is the same I will have to check online at the Fitzwilliam collection . Two varieties seem to exist in the Sovereign 13.5 mm : one points nose to M the other nose slightly higher towards O and a small dot (pearl) on the neck below the ear. The gaps between titles is wider (such differences are fractional) so we perhaps can assume at least 2 runs were made with alterations. Evidence of this is a wonderful little error on the "no dot" type is an N over Z in OMN. Both are brass both Beaded so are likely Rogers # 771 the reverse date is larger on the no dot type so it is likely that there is an addition to be included ~771 * N over Z N over Z pearl on neck too date types earring type
  8. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    it makes collecting so much nicer when you know the personalities behind the collections. In my youth I have several good friends who were vicars who made some unique collections of minerals or fossils from the area they came from. It was I suppose the tail end of Victorian Vicars involved in the collection of natural history, they were gentlemen and took up gentleman's pursuits. I am not sure if they do these days. I am happy there are some fans of these wonderful coins sometimes the work seems magical considering the size . Finding information on the production seems almost impossible though.
  9. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    I think I almost have a full set the half penny I dont think is listed I have sovereign through to half penny. I have a couple of new ones which have a new borders and a new florin variety , somehow the hairy heads looks better than the Lauer Edward VII's
  10. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    I will check through my examples of Hairy Heads and get back to you ...they are yes certainly rare . Oh that is a lovely story I did not realise he was a vicar
  11. DrLarry

    Charley the third die variation. spot the difference.

    You take the images into photo edit and under properties you can choose to "RESIzE" take them down to about 300 pixels per cm. Another trick is upload one then save and go back into edit and then the files will have been reduced and you can add others
  12. DrLarry

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    I suppose it has one advantage it saves having to watch football....but then I am a man that watches paint dry most days . I suspect someone will develop an app one day soon that counts teeth
  13. DrLarry

    Ebay's BEST Offerings

    It is so easy to lose the will to keep going when trying to understand the obverses of the 1860 penny ............
  14. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    To be honest they are so rare if I were a Rabbit i'd just carry on eating the farmers carrots ...the chances of a lying or a flying eagle coming along he/she/ it /they can live in peace
  15. DrLarry

    Ebay's BEST Offerings

    No I was just interested I have one at a reasonable grade and could not find any references to them in terms of the rarity. I did look at yours the other day though, thanks so much fr replying
  16. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    The Nickel I do not have , please add if you have one , the 3 Cent and the Two cent I have shown before and you have examples of the lying eagle cent at the top of this section
  17. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    The Half Dume Rogers # 2430 again no image in Rogers
  18. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    There is a 20 Cent Piece which is unlisted in Rogers it should sit as number 2429 which is taken by the Dime
  19. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    The Quarter Dollar is also without an image as he had not seen one Rogers #2428
  20. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    The Trade Dollar Rogers #2426 is a trade Dollar rather than a silver Dollar . There is no image in Rogers
  21. DrLarry

    TOY COINS

    The One Dollar : I am only adding high quality images because as good as Rogers is some of the images are pretty weak
  22. DrLarry

    F-10 penny Repunched R & I in Victoria?

    apologies wrong A or V
  23. DrLarry

    F-10 penny Repunched R & I in Victoria?

    I have a repunched V high in the field which might explain some of these bars across the V but down the other end
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