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  1. 14 points
    mongo28

    Today I Received

    Received a killer deal on Black Friday with my 10x eBay bucks... I essential paid $55 off the normal price for the 2017 Gold Sovereign. Now the prices are even higher despite a spot price drop.
  2. 12 points
    JunkBond

    Today I Received

    2017 1/10 Somali Elephant arrived from Atkinsons today, one of their pre-owned. Looks in lovely condition!
  3. 11 points
    shortstack68

    Today I Received

    Purchased during the spot dump last night, picked up today
  4. 11 points
    augur

    Today I Received

    1927 Wreath Crown (proof)
  5. 10 points
    augur

    Today I Received

    And two ladies. The lion seems to have the copper measles – nothing NCS couldn't solve.
  6. 8 points
    shortstack68

    Today I Received

    And a little Platinum, just added a couple of better pictures
  7. 8 points
    augur

    Today I Received

    One little birdie
  8. 7 points
    shortstack68

    Today I Received

    Finally a picture from PCGS
  9. 7 points
    Numistacker

    NGC Grading Submissions Open

    First two NGC results unboxing are up Box 1 Box 2 @silvertanner More to come soon
  10. 5 points
    kimchi

    Premium members Christmas prize draw.

    @BackyardBullion and @Roy it is what it is, surely? If you want to do a charitable drive then that's great, but it's a bit late now on this particular idea, no? I'm a full time carer for a disabled parent so I come here for something else, I save the taxpayers very many thousands in the care I provide my parent, because I am a caring person and I know no-one can look after him like I can. So it feels 'a bit' of a slap in the face (I know, not intended) to try to enjoy a bit of fun and some excitement that takes me away from that, and now I am told it must be charitable. If you feel so strongly about charity then I would both tell you that it starts at home (imvho) and also bring up the old phrase 'a dog is for life, not just for Christmas'.
  11. 5 points
    Bullionboy —- 2017 sovereign proof
  12. 5 points
    augur

    NGC Grading Submissions Open

    No, not the sovereign but certainly the grade. And Regalstacker seems to be on a mission to MS70 his entire collection, so good for him.
  13. 5 points
    shortstack

    Today I bought.....

    5 x 1oz Somalian Elephants Can't wait till they arrive 😎
  14. 5 points
    Goldmick

    Today I bought.....

    Just got a lovely 2018i sovereign on the UK section on this forum £260 Well happy looks in good condition will post pictures when I get it but have a look lol
  15. 5 points
    MickB

    Today I bought.....

    I've just bought another 2017 bullion sovereign from Sharps Pixley again after buying one from them last month. Cheapest price around!
  16. 4 points
    swAgger

    Periodic table rounds

    This was fun browsing. The table of elements in coin form. Partly done by others before but never with an eye on completing, naturally! Caps duly doffed to these guys though, who are doggedly going for it, and keep going back to it. Began in 2006, hit a wall for the last few years but as technology allows they are trying to forge ahead. http://www.elementsales.com/ecoins.htm
  17. 4 points
    I've edited my post but it doesn't really matter at this point I guess. You're making suggestions, but don't you think it's a bit late for you and @Roy to start thinking about changing the total premise when so many folk have signed up under the original basic idea? Yes it's wonderful to highlight folk who need help, but why only at this time of year (that's rhetorical - just meant to provoke self-reflection, perhaps)? It feels like a hijack when there are so many other things you could do quietly every day of the year to help other folk in more direct ways, it's a very naive way of looking at society imvho. I find that 'pat on the back' very condescending, as is the 'less fortunate' bit. I don't want to read any more of this nonsense, I'm out (sorry everyone else for bringing down the thread).
  18. 4 points
    That is an incredibly generous donation!
  19. 4 points
    Silvergun

    Today I bought.....

    Was lucky bought 2 x bullion full sovereigns and a bullion half sovereign at 4 o clock just before the upward spike
  20. 4 points
    Thelonerangershorse

    1/4oz or 1oz coins?

    I actually bought a 1oz coin because I wanted to see what they look and feel like, the answer is when I look at it I think "I could have bought 4 sovereigns for that."
  21. 3 points
    silversky

    Premium members Christmas prize draw.

    Call me selfish but I don't really want to be getting confused with the charity raffle thing. I enjoyed donating last year because I knew that my donation would go to a like minded individual and would be enjoyed regardless of it's financial value (one oz ag and two cherished copper rounds). It wasn't about money or charity. It was about giving a gift to a random person who would almost certainly be very pleased to receive it. It was a nice little thing between people that mostly have a similar interest in coins and pm's regardless of how wealthy they are or are not. Just my opinion for what it's worth
  22. 3 points
    Prizes so far Me - tbc @ChrisSIlver tbc @shawy2510 1oz silver coin @fehk2001 1st prize is 2009 1/10 Britannia proof with original box and coa 2nd prize is 2x toilet rolls ( undecided ) @Agpanda 2016 NGC MS 70 silverpanda @Lr103 three 1 oz silver Eagles, with the option to instead receive the equivalent of 3 oz spot silver +5% via PayPal F&F. @airmac a pair of Luxembourg silver coins @augur 100 Cedis Ghana Leopard or 2oz Queens Beast Lion – winners choice. @Piggybank 1oz silver tbc @BackyardBullion hallmarked baby ripple dragon @kimchi 2016 or 2017 Kook (winner's choice) @PolarPanda1 OZ Silver Niue 2017 Darth Vader BU coin @djlivewire 1oz 2017 silver Australian wedge tailed eagle. @Quicksilver 1oz bu. @Jordie 1oz maple Anybody else...... ?
  23. 3 points
    reidpj

    UK 50% Junk Silver Liquidity / Snobbery

    Remember to factor in the extra postage costs incurred for shipping twice the weight.......
  24. 3 points
    Jay2

    UK 50% Junk Silver Liquidity / Snobbery

    I've just put several kilos of 50% into a treasure chest, all on their sides so it's one long roll. The last 2 coins suffer some wear from me wedging it in to make a snug fit, but it's oddly satisfying to have rows of half crowns, florins, shillings and sixpence which don't rattle around. I scattered the top with a few loose versions of each coin design so it feels more treasure-like to look in on, lol. I almost can't lift my 50% box now, so that tells me it's time to move onto desperately trying to get more Sterling coins under spot. It can be done, but in slim pickings or a lucky bulk deal from a repeat seller you've bought from a few times. I love the older 50% designs. Much more ornate and gothic, I feel.
  25. 3 points
    Shinus73

    Today I Received

    The right coin arrived this time..,
  26. 2 points
    airmac

    Premium members Christmas prize draw.

    I think I can understand you @kimchi I take care of mine to but not full time. I personally don' care about the win or not. I joined for the fun and spirit for Xmas and because I like the people on the forum. So as long as we stick with fun and Xmas I don' care who gets what. Except @fehk2001 TProlls, those the prime prize 😁
  27. 2 points
    +1 We can arrange a charity one if enough intrest. Keep this as a member/donator xmas treat
  28. 2 points
    You're the one chuckin in premium bog roll
  29. 2 points
    fehk2001

    Premium members Christmas prize draw.

    that's only spare change for him
  30. 2 points
    I'll donate silver 1oz maple leaf good luck guys hope it's not to late? I think a countdown like @BackyardBullion suggested
  31. 2 points
    Put me down for a 1.oz BU coin 👍
  32. 2 points
    augur

    NGC Grading Submissions Open

    Can't believe Numi kept us in the dark about your 1989 PF70 Sovereign... congratulations are in order, I suppose
  33. 2 points
    shortstack68

    Today I Received

    www.auragentum.de Price is slowly increasing though, I got this for €1150 but I think it’s around €1156, but still cheaper than release price of €1180
  34. 2 points
    I will add a 1oz 2017 silver Australian wedge tailed eagle. Hope i am not to late to join in?
  35. 2 points
    MickB

    Today I bought.....

    Postage is free so it makes the deal better
  36. 2 points
    50% silver is not as useful if you want to melt it down to turn into something else. HH
  37. 2 points
    Clens92

    UK 50% Junk Silver Liquidity / Snobbery

    Definitely some silver snobbery in there. Of all the silver that doesn't sell on here, .500 scrap coinage seems to have the hardest time shifting - it can sit for a day or so, even under spot price. Storage is clearly a consideration though.
  38. 2 points
  39. 2 points
    And I thought my orthopedic shoe joke was bad...
  40. 2 points
    Ansel

    Today I bought.....

    I bought three bullion sovereigns and a guardian angel today, so I'm expecting the same.
  41. 1 point
  42. 1 point
    Keenstacker

    gold and silver smashed down again

    I took advantage of the low spot and put my first order in with Goldsilver.Be, got myself 50 2018 Britannia’s and a few of the Brexit Britannia’s. I have heard mixed things about the site but here's hoping it all goes smoothly for me. :-D
  43. 1 point
    The eagle has flown the nest. Expected landing early next week
  44. 1 point
    MikeSol

    1888 Jubilee Head Sovereign

    Price Corrected.
  45. 1 point
    Bought a tube of maples this time last year, could have bought a bitcoin instead.
  46. 1 point
    Submitting directly to NGC is very easy. However customs in Peru might be an issue. If it is anything like Brazil, your coins might get stolen and they won't be insured by NGC. Also be careful where you buy the protective slab. A cheap one from AliExpress might damage the coin. Maybe you can find something better at a local coin shop.
  47. 1 point
    MrGeorge

    Today I Received

    Two more for the collection today.
  48. 1 point
    Gilver

    Hello :)

    Hi and welcome
  49. 1 point
    I will donate a hallmarked baby ripple dragon 😉 Not bothered about the way the draw is done but it would be nice to have a countdown to Christmas and have a draw each day. Adds to the excitement and makes it feel like a Christmas advent calendar.
  50. 1 point
    sixgun

    Bars Photo Thread...

    A few more bars for the thread.