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Bronze & Copper Collector

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  1. I sent you a private message.
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    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    Sounds like something Wily Coyote would do
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    Possible error.

    From Wikipedia
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    Possible error.

    If memory is not playing tricks on me, I believe that that sort of mis-strike was called a "railroad rim". At least in the USA. Now, the TPGs define it as "struck out of collar", which is a more accurate description anyway. If it is struck sufficiently out of the collar to have part of the design missing, then it would be classified as an "off center strike".
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Unfortunately, this dissemination of information can, and probably will, be a double edged sword. The producer (counterfeiter if applicable) can very easily learn his flaws and eliminate them in the future. Richard, what you are providing to to the collecting community is invaluable, yet, due to the knowledge being shared, we now have to be more vigilant. The never ending cycle of good against evil. As good as the top TPG's are (or at least claim to be), there are documented instances of them being fooled too. We now have to contend with both genuine & counterfeit coins placed in counterfeit holders. We also have had instances of genuine holders being opened and resealed with lower grade coins replacing the original. Unfortunately, there will always be someone uninformed who will be taken in by these coins or some who thinks the price is "too good to be true", not realizing that it truly is. Again Richard, thank you for your website, it is most informative and should if possible, when no longer being added to, be published somehow in reference form. Possibly in disk form structured as a website.
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    Do I have a 1911 hollow neck here?

    For reference images, I have one listed on ebay. Item # 325970397598 Although I assume Richard's is better and more detailed.
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    1862 penny check

    If I had penny for everything I saw that done, I'd have several pounds....
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    1862 penny check

    It also exists with obverse 3, which is rarer than obverse 2. As you indicate, this is the extremely common obverse 6
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    Anyone not able to upload pictures, like Azda and me?

    and the 9th (1982) edition (softcover).
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    Anyone not able to upload pictures, like Azda and me?

    Can an administrator move this post to "more pennies", as a follow-up to the question re the Bressett guide. Thank you. These are scans of the pertinent pages from the 8th (1975) edition (hardcover), and the 9th (1982) edition (softcover).
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    Anyone not able to upload pictures, like Azda and me?

    Hmmm I was able to upload an image here.
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    Anyone not able to upload pictures, like Azda and me?

    I've been trying to post 2 scans of pertinent pages in the more pennies and am getting the following error message. I get this error even if I just try to post text.
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    Ebay and All online traders rule change

    The US has started that last year.... Vastly changed the reporting parameters.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    A little bit of knowledge can be very dangerous.
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    Happy Christmas to all Forum users

    All the Best to my fellow forum members for the New Year. Good Health and Happiness. Happy Collecting.
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    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    It WOULD be a disaster as he would have been caught cheating with excess tiles.
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    Confirmation of Dies Please

    1862 A to RIGHT of Lighthouse Rocks are clearly there. 
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    Confirmation of Dies Please

    1862 A to LEFT of Lighthouse - Nearer to the Lighthouse  Better quality, faint, but the rocks are there. 
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    Confirmation of Dies Please

    1862 A to LEFT of Lighthouse - Nearer to Rim Poor quality, difficult to see, but I believe the rocks are there.
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    Genesis 2:22-23 22 Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. 23 The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” I just want to know if the "WOKESTERS" plan to rewrite the Bible in order to make it "Politically Correct". Perhaps they intend to challenge the ""Word" of GOD"
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    Assistance Requested re: Identification Please

    Would someone possibly please identify the imaged coin and possibly give an estimated value. This is not my coin. I am researching for an acquaintance. I do not have the coin in my possession and these are the only images that I have. With no actual knowledge of the coin, I would hypothesize that it might be a Greek Tetradrachm or something in that family. Thank you in advance for your assistance.
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    name for large marbles

    As the years pass, we all, unfortunately, tend to lose some....
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    1911 1/2d A+b unlisted by Freeman

    The only variants in the dates mentioned that I am aware of at present are as follows: Four for 1911. Both Obverses and both Reverses intermixed. (Gouby A&a, A&b, B&a, and B&b). Two for 1912, listed on Michael Gouby's website as 2 date spacings: Date A "Centre of 2 to bead, 10 beads" Date B "Centre of 2 to gap, 9 1/2 beads" Re: 1925, I am aware of only the two listed in Freeman, F-404 (1& A, Gouby B & A), and F-405 (2 & B, Gouby C & B).
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    More Pennies

    I agree, I also see the slight indent of the W of LCW ...
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    Halfpenny ID check

    Appears to be the same coin to me.