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might as well make a thread, i'll start with last 2-3 days, and ebay links

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=300307453505 , saw this goin cheap, thought i'll have a pop, got it for a good price a Silver Denar Ferdinand I 1563, hard to get hammered so this is very nice

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=110376724225, 1766, VOC 1 Duit, lovely detailed coin, didn't want to pay so much for it (i account for postage costs when bidding, i only wanted to go up to £2.50)

However, the same person had

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=110376731647 - 2 kopecks 1841, bit knocked, still appealing to look at, and it helped pull postage costs down for the duit allowing mw that bid that won it also.

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yea, lucky i have 1578 to push it along, i couldn't miss out on that at that price.

couple of new bits.

and those 3 listed arrived yesterday and today, those hammered silver pieces are so thin scared to hold them lol

my ditch and russian arrived today, look a little better then the picture too :ninja:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=200331634951

reproduction pattern 1879 crown, at least i think its a repro at the price i paid lol, got it because these pattern crowns were gorgeous coins, couldn't miss out.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=350190524990

gorgeous 1840 farthing, with lustre, worth around £35 in EF, i got it for under £10, a lovely bargain

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finally got my hands on a larger denomination US coin

1/2 dollar 1943 walking liberty, and the detail looks lovely

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=360148162263

also bought a few silver nickels from 25p each from my dealer, condition not great except but silver pieces and one is a 42 p

couple of russians

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=220398556019

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=220398592421

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well i think i have landed the bargain of the month..... 25p for this... (thats about 15 cents lol)

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=964743

 

any a few other nice bits i picked up today

 

gorgeous 1852 kopeck, got this for £2.49 off the bay

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=964742

 

nice 1953 penny with awsome toning for... £1 its worth more then that in EF... this looks UNC to me

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view_enlarge.aspx?id=964741

 

1999 french franc? can anyone clear up minting figures on this, as this was the same year the euro came in

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=964744

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yea, goin to add these 2, slight errors perhaps

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967044 1921 5 centesimi italy, with a streaky effect (metal mix error? never seen it on bronze before)

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967045 1944 vichy france 1 franc, nice doubling on the obverse.

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967046 2 francs from belgium, 1944 liberation issue a nice piece of history and relevent to US collectors

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yea the vichy stuff was ETAIT FRANCAIS, got a few of those of various dates, but 1944 was the the year they made both republique and etait

 

anywbay back to the bargains

25p for this. 5 lepta 1895 aVF

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967118

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967119 1947 EF 1 schilling

 

and last weeks ebay bargain

£2.99 for these 2 beuties

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967121 VF/EF 1/2 D 1896.

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=967122 EF 1901 faint lustre

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not that new, had these a few weeks, but when you buy a good few hundred coins at once it takes a while to get them uploaded, still more to go up but i got the best of them i think

 

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968766 - straits settlements 1/2 cent 1916, AVF, so better then average probably worth a few quid too

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coins/968764.jpg - Australia 1962 6D, EF, seems to have a similar portrait to 1953 obverse 1 coins from UK

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coins/968763.jpg - southen rhodesia 1939 3D EF grade... now then i have seen an example on a site in EF for sale at £65... mine isn't as good though (discolouration..). if it is worth around then that then i am very happy

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968670 - t 'ung Chih cash coin, VF as you know i have gathered a few chinese cash coins, this is one of the reigns i was missing from my Ch'ing Dynasty pieces. also a short reign period 1862-1875 so a bit harder to get an example

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view_enlarge.aspx?id=968596 - spain 1993 25 pesetas.. not usualy something to get excited about... until you notices its UNC!!

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view_enlarge.aspx?id=968595 - turkey 1969 25 kurus, EF, acctually a nice design decent grade and a possible doubling on 3 numbers in the date

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968588 - not usualy something i gun for, but a few bits of exonumia is always nice, from what i can see with minimal research this is a vietnam war 10 cent token from 1st mess division, perhaps something someone else can help me with

 

and now for the things i do like, the good old guinea token coins just the 3 here

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968583 dated 1790 and a brass colour (looks quite golden though) could be more of a forgery then a token, still interesting

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coins/968582.jpg - 1790 token piece, darker coloured then the guinea, some nice touches like the doubling of the 9 and the remains of the previous engraving of the shield in places

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968538 - one of my faves, 1981 isreal telephone token, as it has a nice design and is nice piece of history

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968437 - nice toned belgium 50 centimes from 1973

 

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=968827 portugal X centavo 1943 EF

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stuff i bought a couple of weeks ago before i went away some nice bits here on the cheap that i have only just got up onto omnicoin

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=970218 - 1913 20 centesimis VF grade with error (the flat bit, the planchet thins) 10p

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=970216 - 1933 1/2d ireland, fairly good grade and an early date, 10p

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=970212 - 1953 scarce type farthing aUNC - 25p

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=970198 - 1923 high grade farthing - 25p

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=970197 - 1862 halfpenny, EF lustrous, deep scratch on hair only letdown, other then that wonderful £4.99

http://www.omnicoin.com/coin_view.aspx?id=970195 - 1620 hammered from poland minimal wear £5.39

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found some Gems at the dealer yesterday

couple of ebay buys arrived..

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=280374913262 - Rose/orb' jeton of Hans Krauwinckel II, Nuremberg, Germany

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=280375319964 - 1939 irish farthing

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...em=320403188966 - and this :ninja:, 1935 penny with full lustre

1935 penny, full lustre not full brightness but still shines a dark orange

also went to get a couple of farthing valued.. and found out how i ended up with my small date 1858 for so cheap... the book the dealer has only has one listing under 1858... my 1840 was graded EF (at £20, dealer said 7 for 1858... which i'm guessing is for normal date... which doesnt help much...

and some nice buys

£2.50

1754 farthing - poor, interesting piece, there looks to be a . after the 4 on the date, not . after REX either possible new type?

25p

Australia - EF 1951 3D, full lustre

germany - 5 reichpfennig 1941 J VF

Holland - 10 cents 1937 - EF full lustre

sweeden - 10 Ore 1938 - EF bright

10p

Belgium 1944 2 cent, EF lustrous, not bad for zinc plated steel to have lustre

USA

1917 1 cent - Fine

1990 P dime, good off centre on obverse.

Ireland

1806 Penny - st patrick token

1953 halfpenny EF no lustre but great details and still has a shine to it

France

1921 1 franc EF- full lustre, slighly faded but still there, a bargain at 10p

1947 10 francs - EF full liustre

Canada

1992 - F 25 cents, nova scotia Full lustre but some circulation signs

New Zeland

1947 - halfpenny VF, still good details on the hear so towards EF

Germany

1936 A - 1 reichpfennig VF

1922 J - 50 Pfennig EF,. some scratches but full lustre

1950 J - 10 pfennig EF, lustre still noticable in and around the legend, so quite nice.

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some more stuff

10p

finland

50 pennia 1942 - bronze issue - VF grade

France

10 centimes 1916 france Star mintmark- F/VF (rare?)

10 centimes 1937 - VF grade

1 franc 1949 B- EF lustrous

Germany

1925 F - 10 pfennig - F

Russia

1936 3 kopeck - VF

USA

1956 1 cent - EF - partial lustre

1991 dime - Aunc

Norway

1 ore 1944 VF (possible EF) shiny finish - iron issue

50 ore 1928 - EF subdued lustre

Tunisia

1917 A 10 centimes - F but looks hit in centre

Sierra Leone

1/2 cent 1964 - EF

25p

France

1922 2 Franc - EF lustrous

italy

1923 2 lira - F

Germany

1940 j -10 pfennig - VF - a scarce coin

portugal

1927 50 centavos - fair

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£2

EF 1947 Penny - with ghosting

10p

Jersey

1947 - 1/24th shilling - VF grade

Pakistan

1964 5 - paisa F

switzerland

1884 - 20 centimes F

india

1913 1/4 anna Fair

USA

1 cent 1910 (needs close examination) otherwise AVF

1 dime 1984 p slightly errored

sweden

5 ore 1980 EF - good looking piece

spain

1949+(?) 50 centimos (cant see the number in the star without zooming) but EF and lustrous

south africa

1983 5 cent AUNC

France

1916 5 centimes F

1931 10 centimes F\VF

1951 B 10 francs

and the best until last

George III halfpenny - fine grade, off centre strike (its off centre so much only about 1-5 MM between the exerge and edge) and thats the reason i got it for 10p... undated LOL, still a gorgeous error coin

so yup a bargain for the week

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