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    SovTracker reacted to Numistacker in NGC Grading Submissions Open   
    Two of my coins now have results

    1826 2/6 from Coin Cabinet 9 auction got a 55.

    1826 Bronzed Proof Penny ex DNW did well with PF64BN
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    SovTracker reacted to richatthecroft in Today I Received.....   
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    SovTracker reacted to MikeSol in Today I Received.....   
    Another 1891 London Short Tail Sovereign

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    SovTracker reacted to richatthecroft in Today I Received.....   
    A couple of special SOTD Sovereigns arrived today care of @ogb777 and also a nice Silver 50p from @SilverStan. 

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    SovTracker reacted to GrahamDiamond in Today I Received.....   
    And a BREXIT SILVER COIN Coinsters !!!!!!!!  Thanks go to Silver Stan for this future Error coin.

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    SovTracker reacted to Numistacker in Today I Received.....   
    Today’s arrivals 
    A long time coming but worth the wait. Both very lovely 

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    SovTracker reacted to sg86 in Today I Received.....   
    1843/8 - Extremely rare, probably the rarest overdate in the shield sovereign series. In superb MS63 condition, an ex-Bentley coin so had to pick it up.

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    SovTracker reacted to Kookaburracollector in Today I Received.....   
    Best of three ma’am ?? 


    Thanks to @SilverStan
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    SovTracker reacted to Spanishsilver in Today I Received.....   
    Well what can I say except @RegalStacker is one generous man!
    I was the lucky winner of one of his many YouTube GAW´s.
    Not only did he give me this fabulous Proof Coin, he sent it all the way to Spain for me 🇪🇸 
    Why not check out some of his content, very honest and straight up fella, says what he thinks, for me, a refreshing change!
    Cheers @RegalStacker

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    SovTracker reacted to shawy2510 in Today I Received.....   
    bad pics but got this 1858 1/2 Sovereign from Baldwins 

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    SovTracker reacted to CoinStruck in Today I Received.....   
    My first ever Canadian sovereign. Am hooked, have just bought another one!

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    SovTracker reacted to richatthecroft in Today I Received.....   
    Nothing rare about this Bronze Medal but it was great to pick this one up in such delightful condition, both the medal and the case. 


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    SovTracker reacted to Wolves in Today I Received.....   
    Received today, my first graded coin to start my new collection ☺️     
    The coin was purchased form Drake Sterling.
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    SovTracker reacted to richatthecroft in Today I Received.....   
    Ok, it’s  never going to be worth owt, but this was a great pick up at just over a tenner. 

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    SovTracker got a reaction from jultorsk in 2018 India Gold Sovereign   
    India Sovereign Mintage s.   I thought you might like these official numbers I got from a contact at The Royal Mint.   Sovereign
      On the Silver Forum @westmintrel had kindly posted similar numbers except for the 2013i.  The reason was that 60,000 where minted in Certicard's and the balance sent to NGC for gifting to dignitaries at the launch in 2013i and labelled up by NGC as GEM UNCIRCULATED.   I understand that the number above is the correct one, not the 90k+ previously shown elsewhere and after talking with @westminstrel we came to the same conclusion about the 2013i and NGC's involvement.   I actually spoke to one of the production team at PAMP when the coins were first struck and he confirmed the initial figure of 50,000 to be put in Certicard's. About 2 months later that figure rose to 60,000 due to demand.   I'm told that 2018 could be the lowest mintage yet as interest is waining a little and it isn't as popular as it was in India.   I'm told the 2017 mintage numbers won't be available until next year.   I hope that helps anyone who is interested.
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    SovTracker reacted to danmc82 in Today I Received.....   
    A 2005 Half Proof Sovereign and a copy of "The Gold Sovereign" by Marsh...

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    SovTracker reacted to sg86 in Today I Received.....   
    1843 Narrow Shield - AU58
    I have one of these also unslabbed but nowhere near the condition of this one, this is the second finest example graded by NGC/PCGS

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    SovTracker reacted to Shinus73 in Today I Received.....   
    Antique fair booty.

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    SovTracker reacted to richatthecroft in Today I Received.....   
    Arrived today- recent eBay pick ups, and coins from @fiveshotdon & @arshimo2012.
    The 2012 Half was purchased on behalf of a Forum member who lives outside of the UK but he has kindly agreed to swap it with me for my NGC Graded Half- I now have all this Sovereign year date PCGS graded.
    The 2002 Double in time, will be going off for conservation & grading as it has fingerprint marks.  

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    SovTracker reacted to mr-dead in Today I Received.....   
    Stephen Hawkings, 2 X piedfort + a gold

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    SovTracker reacted to richatthecroft in Today I Received.....   
    An eBay Fractional Libertad pick up, another thanks to @fiveshotdon for the Half Sovereigns and Silver & Silver Piedfort 50p’s from the Mint. 

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    SovTracker reacted to h103efa in Hello from Cambridge!   
    So i thought i'd come back to my PM strategy, now that about 6 months have gone by since i've joined the forum (if anything this is for me own record). I have "met" a lot of friendly people on here always willing to offer advice on this stacking/collecting game! Big thanks to @terakris @kimchi @GoodAsGold @Lr103 @Marc @SovTracker amongst others!
    So how have i performed compared to my plan above?
    1) I managed to get up to date with all the variety sovereign proofs and if they were not graded already, sent them to @Numistacker. The slight outlier is having a double 1989 rather then the full (a purely financial decision). But this came back graded a PF70 so doesnt really bother me at all. I have the various designs (and my kids birth years) and that was the goal.

    I also got myself some history buying numismatic gold with help form @SovTracker, a PCGS graded MS62 1855 sov.
    2) Fully up to date with the 1/4 oz bullion Queen Beasts and in a nice box too!
    3) I did buy some other gold such as a Mexican 20 peso (with the likeable Aztec Calendar) and my absolute favourite, the Dragon & Phoenix  Gold 1 ouncer!
    4) The silver - i may have diverted off the plan way more than i anticipated here. I managed to stack over 200 oz, the majority from forum members or @BackyardBullion group buys! I may think about selling some of this in the future, but for now its just another storage of funds!
    5) Still continuing with the £5 BUNC collection....
    With both the gold and silver buying, i have used the "Buy what you like", not what you think may go up in value. I think i will change this to "Buy what you like or what the wife says". I wasnt intending to buy the Stephen Hawking coins, but she said to, for a variety of reasons. At the moment it looks like her decision was correct!
    I'm still doing my usual selling of circulated coins on ebay and groups in the background, so if anyone is in need, just holla. Where i can help out a fellow forum member I will!
    I'll come back to this in another 6 months and see where I am... "This time next year Rodney"
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    SovTracker reacted to terakris in Today I Received.....   
    This little beauty... my first toe dip into the world of "old" sovereigns. 1837 Shieldback. As always the photos are terrible and its in a flip that is a bit beat up, but will be off to @Numistacker for some NCS treatment.

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    SovTracker reacted to Zhorro in Today I Received.....   
    My 2019 Brilliant Uncirculated Matt Finish sovereign arrived today.
    The pictures of both coins on the Royal Mint’s web site are shown in a weird colour which almost defies description but which bears no relation to the colour of gold, hence the reason I was keen to do an actual comparison with the proof 2019 sovereign that I already had.
    The most immediate thing one notices is the packaging.  The “matt finish” sovereign comes in a basic cardboard box whereas the proof sovereign was in one of the prestigious wooden boxes.  Also the coin capsule with the “matt finish” sovereign seems to be smaller!
    I do think that “Brilliant Uncirculated” and “Matt Finish” are contradictions in terms!  Surely something is either “brilliant” or “matt”, so can it really be both? 
    To me, the new sovereign does not look to be very “Matt”.  It is certainly has a different finish to both the proof and regular bullion sovereigns, but I am not sure I would call it “Matt”.

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    SovTracker reacted to Zhorro in Today I Received.....   
    A Melbourne 1887 Young Head, St George reverse sovereign (MS61).