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by coineverything
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Canadian Banknotes
Topic: Polymer missing holograms
Replies: 4
Views: 1307

Re: Polymer missing holograms

Hello, I have seen some circulated notes where the hologram looks faded to the point where it is almost gone. the ink can also be scrached away like a scratch ticket on polimer notes. as a collector , i notice all the unusual looking notes that come into my place of employment. I also take part in y...
by coineverything
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Canadian Banknotes
Topic: 1954 cdn 1 dollar bill no serial number
Replies: 7
Views: 1603

Re: 1954 cdn 1 dollar bill no serial number

hi, i have recently seen the same thing on a 1954 $2 note at a local market. the first thing i noticed when i held it was it had a light chemical smell almost like bleach, not the "normal paper smell" when i looked at it with better light, you could see fading around where the numbers should be that...
by coineverything
Sat May 04, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1859 cent
Replies: 19
Views: 27663

Re: 1859 cent

great, thanks for the insight !
by coineverything
Fri May 03, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1859 cent
Replies: 19
Views: 27663

Re: 1859 cent

Thank you castor, Much easier to see now. So my question is about the different color lines going across the coin, i did not know if this was a naturall age thing, or if the coin may have been cleaned at some point. I don't clean my coins, i leave them the way i receive and have only noticed this ty...
by coineverything
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1859 cent
Replies: 19
Views: 27663

Re: 1859 cent

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by coineverything
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: 1859 cent
Replies: 19
Views: 27663

Re: 1859 cent

Hi, I notice a few of the large cents i come across have lines through them, I would like to know what causes this. Is it a result of cleaning in years past? I am trying to post pictures , please be patient
by coineverything
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Canadian Banknotes
Topic: quick to judge ??
Replies: 2
Views: 5031

Re: quick to judge ??

Great advice, Its been a few years now collecting banknotes, learning as much as possible, i found it was a nice change of pace from coins (still active coin collector). Thanks Bill in Burl, I agree with you 100% , I wish i had more "grey matter" years ago. live and learn. Thanks for the r...
by coineverything
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Canadian Banknotes
Topic: quick to judge ??
Replies: 2
Views: 5031

quick to judge ??

Hi, new to site. Has anyone had any experiances with coin shops quickly evaluating your coins or banknotes, and dismissing anything they believe is "not worth anything" and then getting a low ball price ? I recently sent some photos off to a few reputable coin dealers, of a 1838 1$ bank no...