Best forum quotes and terms, condensed
There is some golden phrasing around here. For posterity I will record some here. Stuff that rings true as a silver half, is insightful and succinct, or comical.
“Observable Reality “
Regarding varieties and errors, @FredWeinberg
Regarding toning and multiple layers of color on devices, @WingedLiberty1957
Nothing that a collector finds interesting and enjoyable is a complete waste of time or money. It's pretty cool...
Regarding unique laminations, but is a sentiment applicable to many facets of numismatics.
...As a new collector, time well spent is to use the Google and read about mint errors and other kinds of damage...Peace Roy
Regarding the perpetual question “Is this... mint error,rpm,ddo,ddr, a coin?” In threads authored by new posters (or trolls)
Regarding the absurd disagree feature on posts and how it does nothing but subtract integrity from members profiles and allows members to abuse the feature by the spam-harass-pestering of other members.
“Easily distracted Type Collector”
Regarding the attractive dark and light contrast found of old circulated coin, particularly silver.
PLD. Parking Lot Damage.
Standard Answer when asked what is this worth or what should I pay