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  1. I added one to basket and the RM will add a Peter Rabbit BU 50p free of charge. Don’t all rush at once.
  2. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Far from being a penny aficionado, I had to read a thread from 2013 to see that F90 is a narrow date. In that post RCL35 had just picked one up in Chicago and various estimates were bandied around at that time ranging from £2.5k to £10k. Just out of curiosity how many examples are known to exist of this type, roughly speaking?
  3. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Interesting clip Numismatics’ nemesis, Numistacker again. What a surprise.
  4. I’ll wager that it is the efforts of the Predecimal contingent, via Ebays worst, that gave them the idea. 😉
  5. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    tea stains all down my shirt😂
  6. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Exactly, who’d not spot the laurel leaf pointing toward the ‘A?, it’s always the N on the halfcrown, did these scoundrels not attend school? “On Cromwell’s halfcrown doth the wreath and crown be be’neath the N” every schoolboy knows that. what a damn poor job. Do ebay classify in levels of fakery? i’d call it a fantasy piece, does ebay define what a replica is? I don’t have the inclination to check to be honest. It reminiscent of sorting your garbage.
  7. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    @azda at least he does show the plain edge, though omitting to mention it in the text. It’s a believable out.
  8. Gentlemen, PROOF? of PROOFLIKE, like?
  9. reminded me of a funny quote from an old 80’s film starring Kathleen Turner, “although we may run out of Panam coffee, we shall never run out of TWA tea”
  10. Colin, Apparently Andre is still alive and kicking and behind the White Greyhound. Did he have something to do with your fougazi?
  11. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Ah, Come off it, Eileen...
  12. Diaconis

    What is the best coin collecting software

    Yes Peckris, I downloaded the Multicollector however the editor is unavailable. Must admit I didn't pay much attention to the video in the hope someone on Predecimal might have had experience with it. The old adage, "read the instructions" rings true. Thanks for that I'll explore further.
  13. Diaconis

    CGS slabbed coin

    😂 sounded painful
  14. Diaconis

    CGS slabbed coin

    Pete, for the uninitiated, what is ‘pow fagged’?
  15. Diaconis

    What is the best coin collecting software

    Anyone have experience with LignUp? I just dl the trial version and it will suit my needs if the templates are open to extensive modifications, which they claim is the case but unfortunately trial does not permit.
  16. An interesting snippet in CoinWeekly and though directed more toward the hammered penny market, nonetheless interesting and still pennies. Good to know the British coin market is attracting foreign buyers.
  17. Diaconis

    CNG 360 degree views

    CNG Auction 111 offers some very interesting 360 degree views, below is an example. The edge view looking at Alexander's face is spectacular, talk about high relief. https://cngcoins.com/photos/360_images/11100309/index.html
  18. And should a frugal restaurant decide to combine the functions you may find yourself being served by their 'Smellier Barrister'
  19. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Though they will accept offers on the Vigo crown🤔, AND one gets the Glendining sale catalogue to boot. Atlas milking it again
  20. Diaconis

    Latest 50p from the Royal Mint

    @copper123 excellent!! I think the Mint could have made a splash if they had come up with something along those lines.
  21. Diaconis

    Latest 50p from the Royal Mint

    Sherlock Holmes has now received the Royal treatment, elementary design... which seems quite appropriate https://coinsweekly.com/world-famous-detective-sherlock-holmes-to-be-commemorated-on-uk-coin/
  22. Diaconis

    Hoard confiscated

    Can anyone shed more light on this article? I can't figure out if the miscreants found the hoard themselves or stole it. It looks like they found it and failed to declare it. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7086499/Hoard-Viking-coins-police-investigation-change-British-history.html