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Mr T

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  1. Mr T

    Halfpenny ID check

    Not sure - maybe the Royal Mint annual reports (now on their website and searchable) give some figures?
  2. Mr T

    Storage of proof coins

    I don't have many proofs but I think I have most of them in flips. I haven't checked them lately though.
  3. Mr T

    2009 Mule 10 Pence With Lion Reverse of 2007

    Surely if it was an intentional fabrication there would be more out there and someone would be cashing.
  4. Mr T

    The rarest coin you own?

    Ah thanks - and which obverse is it?
  5. What year was that? The Royal Australian Mint sold off a bunch of its collection (1987 or so onwards) including some rare patterns. Bit of a shame I thought, even if it was good that a few things saw the light of day.
  6. Mr T

    "onc" tenth florins

    Trick of the light but the c and e look different - like the top bar is shorter on the c.
  7. Freeman is the only place I know of for bronze farthings.
  8. Mr T

    The rarest coin you own?

    Do you have pictures of the coin in its entirety?
  9. Mr T

    2009 Mule 10 Pence With Lion Reverse of 2007

    No, this is the first I've heard of this and while I don't collect decimals myself, I do keep an eye on this forum.
  10. Freeman 5 is Peck 4 for farthings (and Freeman 6 is Peck 5 - the three berries obverse).
  11. Yeah no mix-ups on the 1925 by the looks of it.
  12. Ah yes: https://www.noble.com.au/auctions/lot?id=450605 Thank you.
  13. What are the Groom numbers for the reverses? I have 157 and 163 denticles for the obverses but I think the different reverses have the same number of denticles.
  14. Many thanks. Unhelpfully listed under the sixpences of 1880!
  15. That's quite nice - good call out to their heritage.
  16. Mr T

    Color Flying Scotsman £2 coin

    The Royal Mint have done coloured coins before haven't they? Or is this pad-printed rather than painted?
  17. Is the 1839 proof sixpence with obverse 6 mentioned in any books?
  18. Mr T

    Auction House Fees

    Seems to be - buyers fees and sellers fees together are now standard, though I have seen some auction houses pay you for the big ticket lots as VickySilver said.
  19. Mr T

    Halfpenny ID check

    Message sent. I don't think I was able to get an answer on obverse 11* though. My 2c (or 2p) is it's the same obverse - the descriptions seem to be contradictory at times and manual touch-ups to some working dies seems like a reasonable explanation.
  20. https://www.ramint.gov.au/circulating-coins shows the current Australian designs - they're not the classic designs of 100-150 years ago but they have a nice simplicity to them I think.
  21. Still in circulation is a tough one - I like Australia and New Zealand's at least, although they've been unchanged for close to 60 years.
  22. Mr T

    Indian Coin Fob?

    The images aren't showing for me.
  23. Mr T

    1965 Halfpenny

    Nice find.
  24. Nice find! From the first photo I would have said a letter blunder but based on the above photo maybe something just damaged the die?
  25. No idea but I'd be interested to know. I think https://www.londoncoins.co.uk/?page=Pastresults&auc=124&searchtype=3&startres=1050 is the Davies collection sale so it's worth looking there.
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