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by henrysmedford
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Foreign Countries
Topic: Clipped 1 Cent
Replies: 4
Views: 787

Re: Clipped 1 Cent

Also have a blank 1 cent planchet. It has a rim but nothing else. Comments? The US mint gives out blanks on the tour of the mint. See-- http://www.realcent.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1876&p=16304&hilit=school+mint#p16304 http://www.realcent.org/download/file.php?id=111
by henrysmedford
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Peculiar Canadian 1 cent coin
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Re: Peculiar Canadian 1 cent coin

I think someone was trying to make a ring. Go to the link and then watch the YouTube video.[url]I think someone was trying to make a ring. Go to the link and then watch the YouTube video.
http://www.realcent.org/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=8274&p=178192&hilit=Ring#p178192
by henrysmedford
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: CANADA 25 CENT COINS
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Re: CANADA 25 CENT COINS

We have the Lighthouse also. From a old post-- I will ask my LCS if they have the coins your looking for. Franklin got this album http://colonialacres.com/products.php?view=3790&ref=479 For his birthday. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-byMSEUMkXm8/T-Ex-bvj3pI/AAAAAAAACPM/JBGQUU5dPJM/s512/P109...
by henrysmedford
Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Collecting Canada 50 cent coins
Replies: 7
Views: 1676

Re: Collecting Canada 50 cent coins

And working on this-- https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-X7EJTjmcahU/TxsW80boryI/AAAAAAAABSQ/HdQ2Ad3IZFs/s512/sc00c6b530.jpg https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-9UECCVAXFSw/T_RLBzO-QbI/AAAAAAAACWI/D5NHyS-28So/s512/sc00024772.jpg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-gANyZhMeHr4/TxeUnYPOPSI/AAAAAAAABQ4/x...
by henrysmedford
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Collecting Canada 50 cent coins
Replies: 7
Views: 1676

Re: Collecting Canada 50 cent coins

This one has been fun. Welcome to the group. https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-NgLQAeGgwYk/Tw-oMC9JNpI/AAAAAAAABOk/iNCrP_UK_Gg/s512/sc0134b6e1.jpg https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-2JZxzYRsAwo/UK5B687r7lI/AAAAAAAAC9o/enpPg672oVA/s512/Scanned%2520Image%2520123270000.jpg https://lh3.googleuserconten...
by henrysmedford
Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1972 Oversized Nickel
Replies: 14
Views: 2249

Re: 1972 Oversized Nickel

Alphadiver wrote:Possibly someone with a press could try to recreate it. Honestly, I don't think it has any real value, I'm just curious.

If it was pressed out it would be thinner is yours.
by henrysmedford
Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1972 Oversized Nickel
Replies: 14
Views: 2249

Re: 1972 Oversized Nickel

My only guess is that this nickel was between two pieces of wood and then given a really good sized force was applied pushing or "squishing" the coin outwards. Just got off work in Oregon and got to blocks of wood a sledge hammer and a 1972 Canadian nickel and a good swing and no change t...
by henrysmedford
Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1972 Oversized Nickel
Replies: 14
Views: 2249

Re: 1972 Oversized Nickel

Thanks for letting me help you post your photos. Can you post a weight of the coin and can you pick it up with a magnet? Is it round looks like it could be oval. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/706/32345734095_fbfd660307_o.jpg fullsizeoutput_18f3 by Karen , on Flickr https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/258/...
by henrysmedford
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1972 Oversized Nickel
Replies: 14
Views: 2249

Re: 1972 Oversized Nickel

A wrong planchet was my first thought too but then I realised the OP said that it was larger than a regular Nickel. This eliminates a wrong planchet because it would have to be smaller or same size as a regular size Nickel planchet or it would not fit in the collar. Guess we will have to wait for p...
by henrysmedford
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: 5 cents
Topic: 1972 Oversized Nickel
Replies: 14
Views: 2249

Re: 1972 Oversized Nickel

It could be a STRUCK ON PLANCHETS INTENDED FOR FOREIGN COINAGE see -- http://www.coinscan.com/mintingvariety/wrongplanchet/onforeign.html Can you pick it up with a magnet . Here the Technical specifications on what it should be. 1955 - 1981 Composition: 99.9% nickel Weight (g): 4.54 Diameter (mm): 2...
by henrysmedford
Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: 2012 penny mintage
Replies: 1
Views: 1031

Re: 2012 penny mintage

From-- http://www.mint.ca/store/mint/learn/1-cent-5300004#.WGRphJK9U9c Mintages 1908 - 1909 1908 - 2,401,506 1909 - 3,973,339 1910 - 1919 1910 - 5,146,487 1911 - 4,663,486 1912 - 5,107,642 1913 - 5,735,405 1914 - 3,405,958 1915 - 4,932,134 1916 - 11,022,367 1917 - 11,899,254 1918 - 12,970,798 1919 -...
by henrysmedford
Fri Sep 23, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Foreign Countries
Topic: 1971 Penny
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: 1971 Penny

by henrysmedford
Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1936 Canadian 50 cents
Replies: 2
Views: 1266

1936 Canadian 50 cents

Any thoughts on this coin at Buillionstacker.com. http://www.bullionstacker.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=25484&sid=33cf012591e15346f9dea86d1b26996a If I send someone my photos of this coin, could some people chime in for its grade? I'm think it might be MS60 (or close to it). I would appreciate ...
by henrysmedford
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Any thought on this.Canadian 25 cent Victoria 1870-1901
Replies: 1
Views: 1211

Any thought on this.Canadian 25 cent Victoria 1870-1901

A member at realcent.org has this post-- Any help would be nice.
This was in an auction lot I recently purchased. What might it be categorized as? Any value here?


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by henrysmedford
Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: Errors and Varieties
Topic: What is a "Fish Scale" coin
Replies: 3
Views: 1579

Re: What is a "Fish Scale" coin

Found this here-- http://www.pcgscoinfacts.com/Hierarchy.aspx?c=77 Ron Guth: The United States Three Cents is an unusual denomination that first appeared in 1851, although pattern coins for the denomination were produced in 1849 and 1850. The original purpose of the Three Cents coins to provide an i...

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