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Penny Acquisition of the week

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I use Firefox on my PC and notebook with a DuckDuckGo  plugin and also the Express VPN and have on issues posting to these forums.

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1 hour ago, ozjohn said:

I use Firefox on my PC and notebook with a DuckDuckGo  plugin and also the Express VPN and have on issues posting to these forums.

Are you using auto-correct? My phone insists on changing no to on despite 50% of all texts requiring a yes or no answer. It's a pain in the a**e. Normal for Samsung?

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12 hours ago, Peckris 2 said:

Anyway, just wanted to say that beaded borders are quite distinct once you've seen them.

Absolutely - they are spherical beads quite separate from the rim and linear circle. Sometimes, parts of a toothed border may appear to be beaded but they will not be separate from the rim.

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Beaded border

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Toothed border with some teeth looking like beads, particularly between the I and A.

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11 hours ago, Rob said:

Are you using auto-correct? My phone insists on changing no to on despite 50% of all texts requiring a yes or no answer. It's a pain in the a**e. Normal for Samsung?

It seems to be working again today, so no worries. :)

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Very pleased with lot No 543 won at the DNW auction earlier this week. It's an 1856 small date PT penny in virtually BU, with extensive lustre. There is unfortunately a detracting mark on the reverse, without which I think it would have fetched a bit more.  But still a really nice coin.  

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23 hours ago, 1949threepence said:

Very pleased with lot No 543 won at the DNW auction earlier this week. It's an 1856 small date PT penny in virtually BU, with extensive lustre. There is unfortunately a detracting mark on the reverse, without which I think it would have fetched a bit more.  But still a really nice coin.  

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This coin was in the first Sovereign Rarities auction of 2018 (1,300 hammer + 5% import duty). Very bright on the whole..

https://www.sixbid.com/en/sovereign-rarities-ltd/5153/british/4309059/victoria-1837-1901-copper-penny-1856?term&orderCol=lot_number&orderDirection=asc&priceFrom&displayMode=large&auctionSessions=&sidebarIsSticky=false

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23 minutes ago, oldcopper said:

Thanks for the link.

I went for it because although you see many part lustred Victorian copper pennies, it's not often you see a full lustred one of any date, let alone an 1856.

It's a shame about the mark, but I'm looking past that to the overall condition.

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One i bought NOT attributed off a dealers website ,he is a good friend ,so did tell him what it was but happy to sell it me 👍

They are easier to spot with the other indicators ,die crack to the left of DEI and a wider I in Gratia.

Dont see many in a decent grade 1848 /6.

 

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 From the recent DNW auction lot 544 couldn't resist it at £65 plus extras. A standard 1858, but IMO a nice coin.

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Just won - and paid for - this 1914 penny at BSJ. Slabbed NGC and graded MS65 RB:

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I mentioned picking up a decent Half Crown - 1927 proof version - in a bunch of Whitman folders this week. I also got a full range of other folders in the series - mostly full, much in low grade - but a few pleasant surprises like these (one per post):

 

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1860 Beaded border - I believe dies 1 and B so F6 but please correct me if I am wrong.

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This one is 1863, I believe dies 6 and G so F42 - common but quite nice:

 

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Next 1864 with Crosslet 4:

 

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... and finally a 1916 in rather good condition:

 

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I think the 1860 may be an F763 with the pattern obverse.

Well done.

Jerry

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30 minutes ago, Paddy said:

I mentioned picking up a decent Half Crown - 1927 proof version - in a bunch of Whitman folders this week. I also got a full range of other folders in the series - mostly full, much in low grade - but a few pleasant surprises like these (one per post):

 

1860 D 1+B 1-side.JPG

1860 Beaded border - I believe dies 1 and B so F6 but please correct me if I am wrong.

https://rarestpennies.wordpress.com/1860-f763/
 

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Wow! Makes it quite a score then! I think I paid about £30 for the 4 penny, 3 halfpenny, 1 farthing and 1 brass threepence Whitman folders mostly complete!

That one better go in my collection then.

 

 

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37 minutes ago, jelida said:

I think the 1860 may be an F763 with the pattern obverse.

Well done.

Jerry

Agree, great find. Is there something going on at lhs of numeral 6 on the 1863?

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1 hour ago, jelida said:

I think the 1860 may be an F763 with the pattern obverse.

Well done.

Jerry

Well done Jerry and what i like about the forum ,pointing things out and helping others ........Hat off 👍

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37 minutes ago, alfnail said:

Agree, great find. Is there something going on at lhs of numeral 6 on the 1863?

I don’t know, but the ‘8’ looks like the sort of 8/6 shape that when I buy it on EBay it is always just clogged with dirt. 🤐
 

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What a superb find. Well done Paddy !

First thing I noticed was that all the beads were intact, which is often not the case with an ordinary F6, so no surprise when Jerry pointed out it might well be a F763 pattern.  

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Linear circle on the obverse is also much stronger on F6. Large areas missing on the early beaded patterns.

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I just bought the 1913 F176 that Martinminerva ( don't know how to make that stand out in blue) was selling-

I'm really really pleased with it.

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27 minutes ago, blakeyboy said:

 

I just bought the 1913 F176 that Martinminerva ( don't know how to make that stand out in blue) was selling-

 I'm really really pleased with it.

 

Really happy it went to a forum member, and so glad you're pleased! I managed to get an upgrade for it at a good price too (see below), so karma has worked out brilliantly for all concerned! Still got some other things for sale!!

 

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