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Amateur_Collector1992

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  1. Very True!! I'm still new to the banknotes side of things atm, trying to find a way of storing them better, But the Bloody German ones are a pig because of there size :/ Out of curiosity, When did the American's start putting the shredded coloured paper into there notes? I'll get some Snaps of the Notes and Post em too.
  2. The Quality of the Image on the notes themselves, they look very thick, and looking at images of these notes, the signatures are hand written where as on the notes I have they are printed
  3. Hi Red, thanks for responding, It is a Chinese dud and have kept it in my collection, It's a very interesting piece
  4. Good Evening, I need some help with some banknotes, I came across these after inheriting my Late Fathers Banknotes. He believed that these were not Genuine, I've had a look at some images of the questionable banknotes online and also believed that these are not Genuine Images are Available upon requests.
  5. @Rbethea Wow, thanks for the info, that really puts it into view now.
  6. So if this are legal notes, then why are they not in any of the Standard Catalogues Of Paper money and other/older Books?
  7. That's why I am questioning it, as I am not sure what it is.
  8. I can not find ANY Information about it Anywhere
  9. Can someone help me with this please, it's bugging me and it starting to get annoying, Is it Italian?
  10. Looking at the writing on the coin, it seems to be Hebrew, country wise I'm not sure, maybe israel
  11. Good Morning & Happy New Year, I found a two pound coin in my change last year and I recently reviewed it & I noticed that it has two pound On Both sides, so i don't know whether this is an error or a dud, I've contacted the Royal Mint, But have not had a reply yet. Would you guys be able to help?
  12. Good Evening And Happy Christmas To All, Long Time No See People, Hope All Are Enjoying The Festive Period And Spending Time With Loved Ones Telling Them How Wonderful Our Collections Are Now To My Reason I have noticed on all of my Swedish Coins have a "Crowned Head" or "St Erik's Head". Is this a Mintmark? and What mint does it signify? Some sites are suggesting it's a Mintmark For Stockholm, but would like to ask you guys. Thanks, And Have A Lovely Christmas And New Year. Amateur_Collector1992
  13. Well hello there, my it's been a long time since I last posted on here and I'm back to have Fellow Coin Collectors tackling another Issue I've Recently started to Work on my collection again after a short break. I have 3 Slovakian Coins, After the Break up of Czechoslovakia Under the Mintmark there is a SMALL Letter, Does Anyone know What they are? Thanks
  14. Evening People, Does anyone know anything about the Royal mint coin club?
  15. I Think i'll leave franco coinage in Nationist
  16. Hey Chaps, I'm confused, according to Standard Catalog Of Worlds Coins 2013 - Francisco Franco Coinage is under monarchy, but wasn't he nationalist, because i'm currently organising my Spanish collection and I was wondering if I should leave Franco coinage in the nationalist "pocket" or the monarchy "Pocket" Could someone help out coz this is really bugging me now Thanks
  17. Does anybody know the reason for the period on these coins?
  18. Well Hello Again Boys and Girls, I bring to you another interesting coin from my collection... I have Three Croatian Kuna's 1. 2007 - 1 Kuna 2. 2007 - 2 Kuna 3. 2004 - 5 Kuna All of these coins have a "Period" at the end of the date, but I don't know why, so hence, I've come to you guys These were mixed in with Slovenian coinage thinking they were part of their coinage till I saw it in my standard catalogue LOL Enjoy...
  19. Thanks Art, I like doing little things like that I'm happy with result I got, I really am :-D
  20. Thanks a lot guys, this feels good, but like I said, I have some more tokens that I know jack all about so I'll take some snaps and send them to your good selves.
  21. I'm very happy, with how this has turned out, I thought I wasn't going to get anywhere with it, I have a few more token that I need help with, so at least I know where to come :-D
  22. This is the reply i've had from the BP Archive Department:I’ve had a look through the archives and have found a snippet of information in a BP Car Wash Manual dated approximately 1971. In it there is information on all sorts of things to do with the car washes on BP sites and it gives a little bit of information on Freeclean. Freeclean was a promotion running during the late 60s and early 70s. The offer was a free wash with every 4 or 6 gallons of petrol purchased (this was still being sorted in 1971 so I cannot tell you which one it was). The petrol station would give out a printed voucher for every gallon bought and then the customer could exchange 4 or 6 vouchers for one Freeclean token. This could be then inserted into the dual coin acceptor to obtain a free wash. Alternatively the person would spend 20p on a wash. Unfortunately I don’t have further information on how the promotion went or any images of the use of the tokens, however I would say that the item is more than likely one of these.
  23. I've had another reply from BP, it is going to be fowarded to there "Archive" Deptartment
  24. Hey ccg, yeah, i was thinking that too but you never with half this stuff i collect lol, i mean i have a WW2 token that was stuck to a french 2 Francs, but it is in good nick, luckerly i had stuff too unstick both of them
  25. i've contacted BP to see if they have any information about them
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