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  1. mick1271

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333770257742?_trkparms=amclksrc%3DITM%26aid%3D1110006%26algo%3DHOMESPLICE.SIM%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D243436%26meid%3Dfc92ead380d64b4b9f4be2239ae2020a%26pid%3D101195%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D125611612675%26itm%3D333770257742%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D0%26pg%3D2047675%26algv%3DSimplAMLv11WebTrimmedV3MskuAspectsV202110NoVariantSeedKnnRecallV5ItemNrtInQuery&_trksid=p2047675.c101195.m1851&amdata=cksum%3A333770257742fc92ead380d64b4b9f4be2239ae2020a|enc%3AAQAHAAABMJE7%2BNyUclXdoFXnbx3NvlJX7YMqFr8NJCcyHQud2Z04j2uZxgnHXbb2ZalpwbGsJ4D%2FcbSkMz8IpnsCPJ7ydREm8lqmL0kHB523%2FFCl%2BP6D2ad5Empx%2FgOWdLWtT3Vn5QL7KrlqGr5xbsxh2mgt6K6mq5ApRt0WhfIQtmILxWluvsMY2yrIiUFMpDFclBhEB%2Bn37O2cyybs4M4Gz4lYja%2BiW8ZmS%2FI4EdT7js1ThcP8oNjX0DKbZZW8BF6%2BK9HpkuZR1wdTrmavOn4M8G6CGCFIiExq6NxZSOP5AMicNKxI%2F%2B3iaaAmAAWWF5Z%2BkaLy008TN5K6YV5%2BevmDrIGMDYK3aWNhzvAeOmq4t0QPg9uWQ%2B678v3nwC1Rf7jSJUPuGESfiT6p4ORlKdBMVKbdaeo%3D|ampid%3APL_CLK|clp%3A2047675 couple of issues with this one lol
  2. mick1271

    Halfpenny ID check

    T over T , but not a Halfpenny . Its on an F10 Penny.
  3. mick1271

    Any idea what this is?

    My guess would be a base for a surveyors level /theodolite .
  4. mick1271

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    definitely non an ME .
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    F-10 penny Repunched R & I in Victoria?

    My F10 with a repunched T in Victoria . The Vand I are normal
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    More Pennies

    A touch better than mine lol
  7. mick1271

    1933 Wreath crown

    What does it weigh ?It looks very iffy .
  8. For 1964 . Groom has 2 reverses , a reverse F with a calm sea , similar to the 1963 , and a rev G which has a choppy sea .Also noted are 2 parralel lines in the exergue to the left of the date , short helmet plumes and missing waves .
  9. Got these in a job lot of Roman detector finds . Can't seem to find any info on them .Uniface and 12mm across . any help is much appreciated .
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    ID help

    I knew they weren't Roman , the lot also had an old farthing token and some sort of small advertising medal amongst them.
  11. mick1271

    Coin robbery in Birmingham

    The stolen coins (apart from ones sold at the fair )are on the BNTA stolen coins page . http://www.bnta.net/index.cfm?do=ShowStolen&id=255&title=Robbery at Midland Coin Fair, 9th January 2022 | BNTA
  12. It is probably cheaper to buy an old Mahogany sideboard (and scrap it for timber) , than buy new seasoned Mahogany .Which is ok if you are making your own , but probably a hassle if you are producing commercially . I ended up using Meranti , while not a true Mahogany , has similar properties (nowhere near as attractive though) .
  13. Just finished on Ebay . Another 1843 DFF . https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1843-Penny-Rare-Key-Date-Victoria-Copper-1d-/384429259396?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2047675.l2557&nma=true&si=QHhtngcS8aTFaFPmnC4cbL47a7U%3D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc
  14. Nothing special , but a variety I didn't have . 1944 with the recut waves .
  15. mick1271

    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    Hi Paddy . I will take A . Thanks Mick
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    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    sorry to be a pain , could you stick up pics of the other 2 , or pm me them . thanks Mick
  17. mick1271

    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    Hi Paddy , could you post a pic of the best one please.
  18. mick1271

    1908 Pennies F166, all AU or thereabouts

    Do you have any left Paddy ?
  19. I had a quick look at the obvious ones in Krause .Canadian 1 cent is a flat topped 3, Jamaica is different and Guernseys 1903 was done by Heatons .If it is a punch for a foreign one , it will take a bit of work or good luck to find it.
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    1905 Halfcrown

    Looking for a 1905 Half crown .Not looking for anything special , just a gap filler .There is a dealer selling some for £325 on Ebay , but would prefer to ask about before I buy one .Something similar for a bit cheaper (preferred) , or something a touch better for the same price . Many thanks Mick https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284108174604?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=585599426080&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
  21. mick1271

    1905 Halfcrown

    Would probably set you back £500 nowadays.My 1905 florin has the same sort of colour /tone .
  22. mick1271

    1905 Halfcrown

    I got a nice 1904 penny that was advertised like that .I asked for pics and the seller sent me 3 to choose from .If he had told me it was pot luck , I wouldn't have bothered. I would have went down the same route with these. I am struggling to find one within my budget . Michael Gouby has a couple , but they are no better grade /price than the ebay ones . I have found a few other dealers wanting more for poorer examples. The more I look , the ones on Ebay are looking more reasonably priced (at least for the better ones). I would normally pick this type of thing up at my local collectors fairs , but they stopped due to Covid , and aren't starting up again .Scotland has only a handful of dealers and even less collectors fairs .
  23. mick1271

    1905 Halfcrown

    Not my thing , although I do have a 1933 penny of oriental origins .Collecting on a budget can be frustrating at times .
  24. mick1271

    1905 Halfcrown

    Looking at past results .ones in similar condition are £150 -250 .I know they were slightly pricey and massively overgraded as well .Hence why I thought I would ask on the forum first .The lack of collectors fairs up north is making it harder to pick up bargains.
  25. mick1271

    ebay clearout

    The F25 and 1865 pennies are better than what I have .I have stuck a couple of bids on them to remind me to keep an eye on them . Even if I don't win them , I will at least bid them up a bit.