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Insider2Insider2 Posts: 14,452 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited October 31, 2017 6:25PM in U.S. Coin Forum

To celebrate my fifth star on CU, I'm giving away this SAMPLE SLAB from my collection. The coin inside the slab is an alteration. A genuine 1909 Lincoln cent w/added "S."

EDITED NEW PHOTO BEING POSTED SHORTLY

Rules of contest with correction added:

  1. Any CU member can enter by posting on this thread. Each poster will get two entries = two chances to win.
  2. Any CU member who enters the giveaway that has contributed to my point total with a "like" or "agree" BEFORE now will get two entries for posting plus an additional entry for their support = three chances to win.
  3. Entries will be placed on strips of paper and placed into large container. Someone in the office will pick one winner.
  4. This contest will close on Wednesday, October 4. The winner will be announced in this thread on Friday, October 6.
  5. I will also notify the winner in a PM. The coin will be shipped the next week by Registered Mail after the winner PM's me with the address.
  6. I pay postage.
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    Insider2Insider2 Posts: 14,452 ✭✭✭✭✭

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    oih82w8oih82w8 Posts: 11,893 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 28, 2017 1:06PM

    I like the "For Educational Purposes Only" on the reverse of the slab. Pretty cool piece!

    You rose up pretty quick on your fifth star!

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    Insider2Insider2 Posts: 14,452 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks. It looks like there will only be two entries in the giveaway...both belonging to you!

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    TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 28, 2017 1:43PM

    That sounds like a neat educational fake coin.

    Thanks for the game.

    Frank

    and congrats on the 5th star

    Frank

    BHNC #203

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    jwittenjwitten Posts: 5,076 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool giveaway! Thanks for the chance :)

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    GluggoGluggo Posts: 3,566 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Is it too late to enter?

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    cmerlo1cmerlo1 Posts: 7,891 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for the chance!

    You Suck! Awarded 6/2008- 1901-O Micro O Morgan, 8/2008- 1878 VAM-123 Morgan, 9/2022 1888-O VAM-1B3 H8 Morgan | Senior Regional Representative- ANACS Coin Grading. Posted opinions on coins are my own, and are not an official ANACS opinion.
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    KkathylKkathyl Posts: 3,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is very generous of you and congratulations on your Stars *****. Count me in!!

    Best place to buy !
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    ChrisH821ChrisH821 Posts: 6,323 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Everyone's too busy eating popcorn watching the "legal advice" thread fall apart.

    Collector, occasional seller

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    Peace_dollar88Peace_dollar88 Posts: 1,220 ✭✭✭✭✭

    wow! cool slab! congrats on the 5

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    ironmanl63ironmanl63 Posts: 1,971 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool contest.

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    ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,863 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 28, 2017 3:04PM

    Congrats on your 5th star! Welcome to the club :)

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    BruceSBruceS Posts: 1,350 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 28, 2017 3:07PM

    OK B) i'm in. And the next contest I run, im going to make everybody click, 1 agree, 1 like and 1 lol so I can catch up.


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    BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,480 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm in. It will go nicely in my "black cabinet" of counterfeits that I show at club meetings.

    Retired dealer and avid collector of U.S. type coins, 19th century presidential campaign medalets and selected medals. In recent years I have been working on a set of British coins - at least one coin from each king or queen who issued pieces that are collectible. I am also collecting at least one coin for each Roman emperor from Julius Caesar to ... ?
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    ms70ms70 Posts: 13,946 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Congrats on becoming a 5 star general! This is certainly a most interesting giveaway prize!

    Great transactions with oih82w8, JasonGaming, Moose1913.

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    mannie graymannie gray Posts: 7,259 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sure, count me in and thank you!

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    PennyGuyPennyGuy Posts: 143 ✭✭✭

    I'm in as well. The only sample slabs I collect have a cent inside. Thanks for the contest.

    "A penny hit by lightning is worth six cents". Opie Taylor

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    MsMorrisineMsMorrisine Posts: 32,200 ✭✭✭✭✭

    enter

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    TurboSnailTurboSnail Posts: 1,668 ✭✭✭✭✭

    great sample to study with. Thanks.

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    JBKJBK Posts: 14,745 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm in - thx! Would love a fake rare coin.

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    lkeigwinlkeigwin Posts: 16,887 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Congrats on the five!
    Lance.

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    CameonutCameonut Posts: 7,257 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Neat piece, Thanks for the opportunity.

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    JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,812 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2, 2017 4:21PM

    .

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    coin4salecoin4sale Posts: 375 ✭✭✭

    congrats and thx for the play

    BT&C
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    tommy44tommy44 Posts: 2,192 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sign me up!

    it's crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide

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    Insider2Insider2 Posts: 14,452 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @BillJones said: "I'm in. It will go nicely in my "black cabinet" of counterfeits that I show at club meetings."

    Good luck but you would spot the added "S" from across the room! :wink:

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    TommyTypeTommyType Posts: 4,586 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Why doesn't anyone ever add a "U", or an "M"?

    :)

    Easily distracted Type Collector
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    BarndogBarndog Posts: 20,457 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @TommyType said:
    Why doesn't anyone ever add a "U", or an "M"?

    :)

    Ohio State fans?

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    rottnrogrottnrog Posts: 683 ✭✭✭

    I'm in, thanks and congrats !!!!!

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    BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,480 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Insider2 said:
    @BillJones said: "I'm in. It will go nicely in my "black cabinet" of counterfeits that I show at club meetings."

    Good luck but you would spot the added "S" from across the room! :wink:

    If you could post a better close-up picture of the coin in the holder, that would be almost as good.

    Retired dealer and avid collector of U.S. type coins, 19th century presidential campaign medalets and selected medals. In recent years I have been working on a set of British coins - at least one coin from each king or queen who issued pieces that are collectible. I am also collecting at least one coin for each Roman emperor from Julius Caesar to ... ?
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    mkman123mkman123 Posts: 6,849 ✭✭✭✭

    big thanks!

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    PerryHallPerryHall Posts: 45,404 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I never realized such slabs were ever produce. Thanks for sharing.

    Worry is the interest you pay on a debt you may not owe.

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    gtstanggtstang Posts: 1,692 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Everybody loves free stuff! Even though I don't think I could tell it's added, I'm in on it and congrats on 5 stars!

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    3stars3stars Posts: 2,281 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Pretty neat coin! I'm in!

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    LakesammmanLakesammman Posts: 17,290 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sample giveaway - I'm all in! :+1:

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    GRANDAMGRANDAM Posts: 8,366 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool giveaway, do they just take a razor blade and cut an "S" off another coin and glue it on?

    Just wondering how this is done?

    GrandAm :)
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    davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,849 ✭✭✭✭✭

    cool - is that an ICG slab ?

    enter me

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    ECHOESECHOES Posts: 2,974 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm in, thanks and congrats!

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    illini420illini420 Posts: 11,466 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Never seen one of those slabbed like that before... I'm in, thanks for the chance!

    :+1:

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    BeerockBeerock Posts: 71 ✭✭✭

    Thats a new one for me. Congrats on 5 stars.

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    EXOJUNKIEEXOJUNKIE Posts: 1,609 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Me like! Very cool! Thanks for the chance! :)

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    derrybderryb Posts: 36,192 ✭✭✭✭✭

    can I break it out and resell to a collector in China?

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    TookybanditTookybandit Posts: 3,410 ✭✭✭✭

    Congratulations on achieving 5 star status!! Very cool giveaway Item! :)

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    CascadeChrisCascadeChris Posts: 2,517 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Well this is a different type of giveaway. I'm in, why not. Thanks insider

    The more you VAM..
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    messydeskmessydesk Posts: 19,683 ✭✭✭✭✭
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    goodmoney4badmoneygoodmoney4badmoney Posts: 1,126 ✭✭✭✭

    :)

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    KindaNewishKindaNewish Posts: 827 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm in, but only if I win, it goes to Bill Jones. I would love to see that black cabinet.

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    Batman23Batman23 Posts: 4,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Neat slab. Nice twist to the giveaway... I'm in.

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    astroratastrorat Posts: 9,221 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very kind offer ... and a cool slab. It took me quite a while to locate one of these as a production slab "in the wild."

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    1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,772 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for a chance to win an educational piece :smile:

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