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About Art1.2

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    Still more Art
  • Birthday 10/02/1946

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    Florida, USA
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    Current project: Distributing my coin collection, slowly, to my Children, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. I have a lot of coins but a fair number of grands and greatgrands too!

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  1. Many people would have not idea what to do with such items and if they have no use for them, they are in fact, to them, trash. What a terrible fate for such beautiful items.
  2. I love these coins and would gladly be a purchaser, but I am going in the opposite direction with my coins. I am quickly divesting myself of my entire collection. In fact I have some wonderful books that I must decide what to do with. These are all newish and expensive books that I have enjoyed and was often glad that I had. Used them for reference often. Now to find good homes for them. Not my highest priority task for sure but important.
  3. My that is beautiful. I love the Rand on these coins. Used to have a few Krugerands back in my earlier life.
  4. Art1.2


    I’m not really familiar with these coins. Are they basically silver bullion? Size of silver dollar? Half dollar? Are they used as currency? Opening bid: $4.00
  5. Art1.2


    Very nice. A beautiful coin and great addition to your collection.
  6. Nice to add these. I’m sure we have some who have these notes in their collections.
  7. No time like the present. Welcome!
  8. So true. Materials and finishes at every step of the process need to be carefully controlled. Then after that we have the environment. Humidity, temperature, sunlight, etc. For example the “coin cabinets” employed in the 19th and 20th Century often resulted in pieces being toned but also scratched from friction. Even safeguarding pieces in a Bank vault is fraught with problems. OH MY! What to do!
  9. Great looking coin! Enjoy it!
  10. It seems to me that as the general interest in collecting wanes, the need grows for the ability to produce custom displays like the wonder albums we see here. Of course and advantage would be that the coins could be safely stored in inert materials and safe locations while being beautifully displayed in a number of “collector” arrangements.
  11. Good looking pennies. There has always been something special, to me, about Indian Head Cents. I can still recall, though rarely, getting one in change. Things like Mercury Dimes, Buffalo Nickels, Standing Liberty Quarters and yes, even, half dollars fell into that catagory.
  12. Since you didn’t have them before you began this job, just leave them stacked somewhere and go through a handful at a time over many months. Perhaps you’ll gain interest that way and become a collector.
  13. Art1.2


    OH! I know that I’m going to bid on this. So I might as well get rolling. OPENING BID: $12.75.
  14. Art1.2


    Proof Ikes can be beautiful coins. This one looks to fit that grouping. I especially enjoy the reverse on these big hunks of metal. I wish you the very best with your auction Colin.
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