• The above Banner is a Sponsored Banner.

    Upgrade to Premium Membership to remove this Banner & All Google Ads. For full list of Premium Member benefits Click HERE.

silversurf

Premium Member
  • Content count

    43
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Feedback

    100%
  • Country

    United Kingdom

About silversurf

Contact Methods

  • Website URL
    jcs.rice5@gmail.com

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location:
    Hampshire
  • Stacker/Collector:
    Collector

Recent Profile Visitors

425 profile views
  1. The Ultimate - "Show us your stack" Thread

    No worries, I get the butler to clean them....
  2. The Ultimate - "Show us your stack" Thread

    Thanks for the intrest. I have posted some photos on the Photo's Only link, under britannias, sovereigns, and perth mint.
  3. The Ultimate - "Show us your stack" Thread

    9 months in and my stack so far.
  4. The Ultimate - "Show us your stack" Thread

    They always say quality is better then quantity !!! Lovely looking desk by the way.
  5. 1857 Shield back Sovereign

    Thanks for all the pointers. Some really useful advice and it's great to know that you can get instant knowlegeable help when you need it. That's what's so great about this forum.
  6. 1857 Shield back Sovereign

    I think the lighness in colour might be somewhat down to my dodgy photography. If you look at the black background the obverse side ìs definitely a few shades lighter then the reverse. To the naked eye there seems very little difference in colour tone.
  7. 1857 Shield back Sovereign

    And who the bloody hell's been cleaning it !!!!!!
  8. 1857 Shield back Sovereign

    Thanks for the replies guys. Interesting to think where and what this coin has been up to in the past 160 years. Long may the hunt continue.....
  9. 1857 Shield back Sovereign

    Hi everyone I've just recently purchased this and am really over the moon. I was just wondering what you experts out there think and whether it is worth spending the extra to get it graded. I would really appreciate any information. It's amazing how many different types and variations there are, I'm starting to see why these are so collectible. Many thanks
  10. Britannia Photo Thread...

    Old and new proofs....
  11. Biggest disappointment on buying

    You're right, I bought the chicken masquerading as a rooster as well. Happy days.....
  12. Biggest disappointment on buying

    Not seen that, will have to look it up, don't disappoint me !!!!
  13. Biggest disappointment on buying

    Too true....
  14. Biggest disappointment on buying

    As a newbie some 9 months ago I decided to jump in to pm' s and buy my first coin. It was a 2017 silver britannia it lòks a beauty from the Photo's. What a disappointment... nothing about it stood out and as for the pebble dash finish well enough said.....im sure there are lots of coins that have had a similar response. In my case it wasn't a big outlay. BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER Saying that have fallen for the proof versions as a new collection. Any other love/hate relationships???
  15. Most expensive coin

    A 30th anniversary 1 oz gold britannia. Just love the size and weight of a 1 oz coin....plus no pebbledash finish on the obverse.