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by Bill in Burl
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: A USA citizen who loves Canada!
Replies: 7
Views: 7392

Re: A USA citizen who loves Canada!

Well, I'm still up here .. a Yank now up here for 22 years. Come on up, you all are welcome.
by Bill in Burl
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: RCNA 2019 starts today July 15 in Calgary (with arrivals)
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: RCNA 2019 starts today July 15 in Calgary (with arrivals)

Sorry I couldn't make it this year, but have lots of friends that are there. B
by Bill in Burl
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 180 axis 1965 Canadian nickle
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: 180 axis 1965 Canadian nickle

First find out if you have large or small beads. There is no listing for 180 degree die rotation on the sheet here:

http://www.coinsandcanada.com/coins-pri ... -1965-1989
by Bill in Burl
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1751-1951 Nickel
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: 1751-1951 Nickel

Regardless what you think the grade is, it's not worth getting cert'd .... very very common in almost all grades.
by Bill in Burl
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Foreign Countries
Topic: PCGS and PL coins
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: PCGS and PL coins

Thanks. I posted the link to PCGS onto another coin site. I wonder if their designations will be applicable to foreign coins as well.
by Bill in Burl
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Banknotes
Topic: New member notice about this site
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: New member notice about this site

Go ahead, ask away!
by Bill in Burl
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Hivguys please help me how can isell thisbeasily i have a lot of pennies that ive been collect uts been 2 year
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Hivguys please help me how can isell thisbeasily i have a lot of pennies that ive been collect uts been 2 year

These all look very common and are worth only face value or maybe a tad more. From your photos, it's hard to tell if there are any varieties or errors. To delineate that, you will need close up pics of both sides taken directly over the coin, not tilted or slanted in any way. You can peruse this gui...
by Bill in Burl
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Need help with a 1891 Large cent
Replies: 4
Views: 375

Re: Need help with a 1891 Large cent

Try to soak it for a bit in acetone and then rinse with distilled water to get rid of some of the green. It's a VF-20, so nice pick-up if you can get rid of some of the vertigris ... and if you got it at a reasonable price. BTW, any "small leaves' (NOT TOUCHING OR NEAR THE DENTICLES) is a small...
by Bill in Burl
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Need help with a 1891 Large cent
Replies: 4
Views: 375

Re: Need help with a 1891 Large cent

It's an Obv 3, small date, small leaves.
by Bill in Burl
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Canadian 1 cent coin
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Re: Canadian 1 cent coin

Looks like a dryer coin. Check out this long thread with lots of photos, as more dryer coins got posted.

https://www.coincommunity.com/forum/top ... _ID=143863
by Bill in Burl
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1943 Tombac 5 cent coin
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: 1943 Tombac 5 cent coin

OK, then here's your coin on this list. Varieties and errors are towards the bottom:

http://www.coinsandcanada.com/coins-pri ... -1937-1952
by Bill in Burl
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1943 Tombac 5 cent coin
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: 1943 Tombac 5 cent coin

Is the date 1943 or 1944? And is it a coppery-yellow color?
by Bill in Burl
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1943 Tombac 5 cent coin
Replies: 11
Views: 677

Re: 1943 Tombac 5 cent coin

What color is it and is it extremely shiny?
by Bill in Burl
Tue May 28, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1963 1 cent - Hanging 3
Replies: 1
Views: 298

Re: 1963 1¢ - Hanging 3

Nice
by Bill in Burl
Sun May 26, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Mint Mark?
Replies: 2
Views: 1283

Re: Mint Mark?

It means "plated", as in a thin coating on top of the base metal.

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