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secret santa

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  1. Happy New Year to all collectors and may you find that elusive coin you've been after for years !
  2. Yes, on P1325, 1326, 1327 and an unrecorded mule (which I own an example of). See my website - https://headsntails14.wordpress.com/george-iii-1805-06-patterns-proof-restrikes/
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    Penny with superb provenance.

    Much better picture than the Laurie catalogue.
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    More Pennies

    As Peckris says, acknowledge the source out of politeness. I'm sure that most sites realise that their images can and will be downloaded. And for those that can't, I screenshot the webpage, paste it into a Word document and then save the image as a jpeg file where it can be cropped with something like Adobe Photoshop.
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    More Pennies

    Yes, I added it to my rarest pennies site.
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    More Pennies

    Just noted as "extremely rare" with no valuations.
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    More Pennies

    Spink's Coins of England 2024 has finally included my proposed penny additions of 1847 Medusa, 1858 Large Rose (although they have mysteriously duplicated the entry), 1862 over 1, 1862 VIGTORIA and 1863 open 3.
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    A comparison of two auction houses

    I have to disagree with this. It is possible to negotiate (sometimes to zero) the seller's premium with some auction houses, in which case the seller gets the hammer price and the auction house covers its costs through the buyer's premium (commission).
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    A comparison of two auction houses

    I got confused - I believe that he is Guy Fornquerne (or Guy Fie) from the Coinery Auction.
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    A comparison of two auction houses

    I don't think so.
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    Any garden pics this year?

    I didn't realise that these animals live in Telford - that's gnus to me.
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    Is this Penny F8B?

    Because F763 is scarce rather than rare, I've just included one example of both A+b and A1+b rather than every example I've seen.
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    Is this Penny F8B?

    Absolutely (I omitted the ** by mistake). Gouby A where R & E of REG touch at base.
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    Is this Penny F8B?

    I think it's a F763 (1+B) but I've been staring at it for hours.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    That's the second time he's taken it down - probably hoping that no-one will notice.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I've just tried to report it to Ebay but got switched to a Police Action Fraud site - they're obviously not going to bother with something like this.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    But, as Jerry says, it's back again.
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    1862 penny with 6/6

    Yes, I use Arcsoft which is very simple to use to reduce the "density" of the image from 1-100%.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I also messaged him yesterday saying that I was going to contact Ebay today. The combination seems to have worked.
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    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Another Chinese fake. These are appearing much more frequently. I've emailed him but he's ignored me. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/394980540821?hash=item5bf6acc195:g:BG4AAOSwhUZlR9TA&amdata=enc%3AAQAIAAAA0LToAQl%2Bv5lruS1VjgEBdalvLMF%2BqEkIIY7gbS7fpOGc9YC72%2BSTmpJlLO%2F0hmkF95zWFedv7giPVEq2I60cDDws6qptmTtUcJaSQ6dQ7G%2B5eG4N%2FoWHyQS8FjdTx70b34Cu638eituxW%2Fsp%2FMY0aXUxIEXcJ85YjWVGJvlbv75v4kYxrzJjx5qfFJC5tqKCuBwBjvDa0lPfulufuMiqy5Jqy%2BZabc22Icg8d4uA2ZG763NR7xohWZTb2fv1d4uKwwxofaEhY9qfczZ%2BXyvzpFc%3D|tkp%3ABk9SR67zs5r0Yg
  21. secret santa

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Mine is very similar - very clever, although there seems to be signs of activity.
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