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  1. Your local village idiot again folks As far as i can tell the 1887 shilling reverse has three types "loop in q", "long tail" and "short tail" so wher does this coin fit into the mix http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/320959814679?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2648
  2. Another new variety... Go pies! mutter mutter
  3. If had been an edward vii i would have spotted it ~Only cos it says sixpense on it
  4. Thanks that explains quite a bit
  5. pies

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Did you miss this,the description was cunningly innocent http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-VERY-RARE-PENNIES-1933-1952-A-SILVER-COLOURED-1966-/221088340602?pt=UK_Coins_OtherBritish_RL&hash=item3379e45a7a#ht_740wt_948
  6. Now im confussed,not hard i know http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1909-Florin-Uncirculated-/251124369846?pt=UK_Coins_BritishMilled_RL&hash=item3a782dc9b6
  7. Link not working found london coins auctioned one for £36 Auction 137 : Lot 1371
  8. found this http://www.londoncoins.co.uk/?auc=137&searchlot=1371&cat_name=English+Coins+Single+Coins+and+Small+Lots&searchtype=2&page=Pastresult
  10. Ah i see the mistake now the pic in the opening post and the last post were both the 1883 shilling the one in the middle is my 1858 shilling
  11. Just bought this of the bay. Its a 1883 shilling it looks like an inverted V but maybe just a blocked die what do you think Just need to know how to record it,oh and im grading it as fine although im out of my comfort zone in vicky stuff,I can just about manage to get an eddie7 close cheers
  12. Well i thought i had scanned the wrong coin but it IS the same one
  13. Spot the deliberate mistake :D :D
  14. After a bit of an acetone clean
  15. pies

    PPi refund

    As georgebbest would say Spend most on wine women and booze. Waste the rest
  16. Im expecting Rob will soon tell the name of the bloke who struck the coin ad what season it was and what he had for breakfast I've learnt alot lately 1. I know what i like 2. I know a bit about Edward VII shillings and florins I think but no doubt what i know is wrong 3 I know F*** all else
  17. How many engravers do u think saw a lion in 16th century?
  18. Looks like a good candidate to practice on then
  19. How many :D :D :blink: IS it worthh giving it an acetone bath
  20. Been watching this 1909 florin on the bay,i cant see why its made so much http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Stunning-Edward-VII-Silver-Standing-Britannia-Florin-1909-Orig-Coindex-Packet-/120953683236?pt=UK_Coins_BritishMilled_RL&hash=item1c2966bd24