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  1. 8 points
    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.
  2. 8 points
    I bought the F79 in this week's DNW sale. It's virtually BU.
  3. 7 points
    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.
  4. 7 points
  5. 6 points
    I'm chuffed to have recently acquired this from Joe Lee. In many years of looking this and the Nicholson coin (ex Peck) are the only two examples I've ever seen.
  6. 6 points
    From the recent DNW auction lot 544 couldn't resist it at £65 plus extras. A standard 1858, but IMO a nice coin.
  7. 6 points
    It's very quiet in here! Here are a few recent purchases:
  8. 5 points
  9. 5 points
    I found this while making brekkie this morning. If 'That's Life' was still on telly I'd probably be considering sending it to Esther Rantzen....
  10. 5 points
  11. 5 points
  12. 4 points
    Another dip into Hammered coinage for me. Weakly struck but with a stunning tone to it in hand:
  13. 4 points
    Heartening to see the community support around the defaced Rashford mural - and there was a piece on local TV today about primary schoolkids writing letters of support to the 3 who were abused.
  14. 4 points
    or... Alcune persone sono in campo?
  15. 4 points
    This is my type 2 1826 farthing - not too bad and picked up cheap in a job lot:
  16. 4 points
    Are you talking about Keir Starmer?
  17. 4 points
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  19. 3 points
    Can anyone spot anything 'wrong' with this florin? I bought it from @Rob over 4 years ago, and it remains my nicest example of a gothic florin. At the time I was prone to sending some of my nicer coins to CGS (as was) for grading, attribution, etc. I'm not after another debate about the rights and wrongs of slabbing, or the goods and bads of CGS. It was rejected as 'altered' (no further explanation was forthcoming), but I'm damned if I can find anything awry with it!
  20. 3 points
    Trying to collect 1 example of a coronation model for each monarch Charles I to Victoria ('proper' monarchs only, not wives of kings!). Just James II, George III and Victoria to find. My latest (George II) arrived yesterday
  21. 3 points
    Was dreadful - sickening actually. They lost as a team. Pointing the finger at different players in such a situation is not only spiteful (and racist in this case), but also extremely stupid. If anyone was to blame it was Southgate for making tactical errors in the final. Rashford should have been brought on for Kane or Sterling in the second half. Then, had he been needed in a shoot out, he'd have at least been warmed up. As it was the penalty was the only action he'd seen for the entire tournament. Even then, he only just missed. A fraction to the right and it would have gone in, as Donnarumma had gone the wrong way. The racism even more moronic because without Sterling, I doubt we'd have progressed beyond the group stage.
  22. 3 points
    Some absolutely disgusting racism against the three who missed penalties. It wasn't their colour to blame - it was their youth. I personally wouldn't have replaced Henderson with Saka, but ain't hindsight a wonderful thing?
  23. 3 points
  24. 3 points
    more football related…. it’s cummin gnome
  25. 3 points
    The Gnome Service, of course?