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Oldun

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  1. fehk2001 liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Today I received.....   
    Sourced locally for a not stupid price. Small card on the left is a disclaimer saying the mint takes no responsibility if the capsule has been tampered with.....so if you buy one, video yourself opening it from sealed as proof in case the capsule comes loose. It is not a screw capsule just a push down one
     


  2. Oldun liked a post in a topic by MickB in Today I received.....   
    My 1/4 oz Queens beast griffin arrived from the Roayl Mint today. Not a flaw on it, not even a slight scratch, unlike other coins they've sold.
    Not my favourite beast so far but my first gold beast.

  3. fehk2001 liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Today I received.....   
    Sourced locally for a not stupid price. Small card on the left is a disclaimer saying the mint takes no responsibility if the capsule has been tampered with.....so if you buy one, video yourself opening it from sealed as proof in case the capsule comes loose. It is not a screw capsule just a push down one
     


  4. fehk2001 liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Today I received.....   
    Sourced locally for a not stupid price. Small card on the left is a disclaimer saying the mint takes no responsibility if the capsule has been tampered with.....so if you buy one, video yourself opening it from sealed as proof in case the capsule comes loose. It is not a screw capsule just a push down one
     


  5. fehk2001 liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Today I received.....   
    Sourced locally for a not stupid price. Small card on the left is a disclaimer saying the mint takes no responsibility if the capsule has been tampered with.....so if you buy one, video yourself opening it from sealed as proof in case the capsule comes loose. It is not a screw capsule just a push down one
     


  6. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Roy in Today I made.....   
    Yes, the boy has talent lol
    But don't try to steal him from me, I have another project for him that might take some time 
  7. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Roy in Today I made.....   
    Yesterday I HAD made..... (warning:pic heavy) edits to come

    Remember these? @GoldBenj had them for sale. 3 x 22ct bands, 10.2g at near spot.....hmm.
    I approached Ben with an idea, nothing dramatic or exciting but could he do it? No problem guvnor 

    A 10.2g lump! Yippee....wait for it....



    Look at this machinery! Proper craftsmanship. Love it...it's probably as old as @Oldun? 

    Nipples

    Taking shape.

     Yes, this is for myself. When Ben asked me what style I would like the ring, I wasn't sure. The idea was to create a bullion ring, as near to spot as we could. He recommended a classic 'D' shape because there would be the least wastage (filing etc.)



    Talent

     

    Birmingham Hallmark

    9.4g  5mm

    Finished. The ring was completed in two days, the assay took time....Cheltenham didn't help! lol
    You all know I'm a soppy old tart. I'm pleased! I have a hand made, pic documented 22ct ring, and it's personal. 
    Made in England.
    It's fantastic Ben.
  8. Oldun liked a post in a topic by calandlew1 in Today I made.....   
    Today I made this,  finally finished and antiqued 


  9. Oldun liked a post in a topic by sovereignsteve in Silver kruggerands   
    Now come on, stop trying to confuse me with mathematics and big words. I know I'm only a country bumpkin from the wilds of Yorkshire who learned his English Language down't pit........
    but @MaxShiraz knew what I was getting at
  10. Oldun liked a post in a topic by GoldBenj in Today I received.....   
    a fairly nice Edward VII 1910 Sovereign, what are everyone's thoughts on possibly grading this?


  11. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Sovereign in Today I received.....   
    2012 Uncirculated full sov 
    not as nice as the proof but alot cheaper 😁




  12. mongo28 liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Silver kruggerands   
    Not quite following your english there steve.
    edit...yes it really does...but graded in the first 30 days after the 70s in various forms etc have gone out....teehee hee...that my friend is called a parabolic top...
    theyve seen the popularity of the "first release" name and punched it through creating yet another layer of bullshit grade as a first. This has got algorythm behind their set up written all over it...not even human so everyone is wasting their time complaining...coz the computer doesnt care
    This is pure mathematic algorythm imho...they cant lose because the "they" isnt human and doesnt need money
  13. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Roy in Silver kruggerands   

  14. Oldun liked a post in a topic by happy2gether in Today I received.....   
    Results from PCGS.
    I can confirm. If you buy raw gold coins near spot or cheap from MCM and Co, don't expect a 70 grade. But 69 is okay for me too because I expected less. ^^
    The National Park Service gold coins I bought directly from the mint and happy with 70 grades. At the moment it's the rarest modern commemorative US gold coin, slightly less than Jackie Robinson comm. gold coin.
    Today I also received 2 Rwanda Rooster Proof for 137 Euro shipping included.

  15. Oldun liked a post in a topic by sovereignsteve in Today I received.....   
    Perth Series 1 Lunar Proof Rooster
    My 8th out of 12 in the set, with thanks to @shortstack68 for being the connecting "post office" in Germany.

  16. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Pampfan in Queens Beast" Red Dragon Of Wales" Design revealed   
    @OldunThanks for the heads up - Just got mine from Ebay - Earned Ebay bucks to boot. 14 left now.
  17. Pampfan liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Queens Beast" Red Dragon Of Wales" Design revealed   
    https://www.moderncoinmart.com/2017-great-britain-1-4-oz-gold-queens-beasts-the-dragon-25-coin-ngc-ms70-er-exclusive-great-britain-label.html
    16 left of the 70s
  18. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Chewy636 in Today I received.....   
    One of my NGC submissions finally came in.
  19. Vern liked a post in a topic by Oldun in Today I received.....   
    These just arrived. Surprisingly nice for  simple Royal Mint rounds. 15 quid each landed.
     

     

     
  20. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Sovereign in Today I received.....   
    Fake full sovereign of ebay ffs 
    £210 too good to be true .. 



  21. Oldun liked a post in a topic by Chugnstack in Today I received.....   
     1987 two coin britannia set. I really like it


  22. Oldun liked a post in a topic by ChrisSilver in How high is low mintage?   
    It's not just about mintage it's about demand. A coin could have 100 mintage but such little demand that it's not popular at all.
     
    If on the other hand a coin had a 10,000 mintage, but there are 30,000 eager people waiting to snap it up then the market prices of that will increase to a point where the market equalises.
     
    Also the question is subjective, to one person one mintage might be high and to another it might be low.