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davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,853 ✭✭✭✭✭

I try not to post active auctions, but this one is interesting - compared to some of the other errors recently seen on this forum



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    Insider2Insider2 Posts: 14,452 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 29, 2017 8:05PM

    U.S. coins have the obverse right side up and the reverse upside down = "coin turn."

    "Medal turn" is when both sides are the same, right side up when you turn them.

    If this coin has "medal turn," it is a rotated die.

    If he is from Europe, he may think his coin is special!

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    topstuftopstuf Posts: 14,803 ✭✭✭✭✭

    "Nectar points?"

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    DMWJRDMWJR Posts: 5,975 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Surely some sarcasm involved here

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    coinhackcoinhack Posts: 1,131 ✭✭✭✭

    He miss-spelled South Dacota twice. Leads one to believe he may not be familiar with these coins.

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    RegistryCoinRegistryCoin Posts: 5,111 ✭✭✭✭

    As an aside from a recent thread:
    “Coins flip,
    Medals turn.”
    A great way to remember.
    I wish I had a mnemonic to help remember who gave us that tip. ;)
    (This member also pointed out “medals turn” so, if turned around while wearing, the reverse image will be displayed right-side-up.)

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It would appear he has a standard quarter and does not realize this is 'de rigueur' for American coinage. Someone should message him.... Cheers, RickO

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    LeeBoneLeeBone Posts: 4,316 ✭✭✭✭✭

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    KkathylKkathyl Posts: 3,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    apparently not a computer either.

    Best place to buy !
    Bronze Associate member

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