I bought this coin two years ago

but for a variety of reasons, I only received it about a month ago. Verdict: rather worth the wait. Not anything super exciting but a blast white Swiss gem at a reasonable price as far as I can remember. ;)

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  • illini420illini420 Posts: 10,916 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Great looking coins... two years though!!! Yeah, I agree that it was probably worth the wait, but that is some slow shipping

    ;)

  • SYRACUSIANSYRACUSIAN Posts: 5,995 ✭✭✭
    edited March 3, 2018 12:04PM

    And this was my b-day present to myself. Even though it's been Trueviewed, I thought that this image is perhaps better, if only in that it does not capture the really nice gold umessed with, color. Here are both images of the same coin. First picture nails the detail, second nails the color. None does well with its luster.

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  • SYRACUSIANSYRACUSIAN Posts: 5,995 ✭✭✭

    And this concludes my 3 year lack of posting. Unless you want me to show you my Cuban banknotes. :D

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  • AbueloAbuelo Posts: 316 ✭✭✭✭

    You are truly a patient collector...

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 16,122 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A very nice looking group of coins ... and, yes, I'd like to see the Cuban banknotes!

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  • tonedSilvertonedSilver Posts: 113 ✭✭

    I'd like to hear the story how the 1850 Swiss 1/2 Franc got to you after two years. Very nice assortment of coins by the way.

  • coinpalicecoinpalice Posts: 981 ✭✭✭✭

    most people would file a credit card chargeback after 15 days

  • StorkStork Posts: 4,528 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Absolutely gorgeous coins Dimitri! I'd love to hear the story of the 2 year delay.


  • HoledandCreativeHoledandCreative Posts: 2,014 ✭✭✭

    All beauties!

  • YQQYQQ Posts: 1,738 ✭✭✭

    well worth the wait... I would have given up.
    I see streakes in the 1/2 frank coin.
    are these caused by die polishing? I hope it was not caused by some type of cleaning

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  • mkman123mkman123 Posts: 6,587 ✭✭✭✭

    I'd also like to hear the story....

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  • MrEurekaMrEureka Posts: 20,886 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @mkman123 said:
    I'd also like to hear the story....

    I want to hear the story in two years, just so we can all experience the same suspense and excitement.

    Andy Lustig

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  • ashelandasheland Posts: 9,662 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool coin!

  • MacCrimmonMacCrimmon Posts: 7,143 ✭✭✭

    @MrEureka said:

    @mkman123 said:
    I'd also like to hear the story....

    I want to hear the story in two years, just so we can all experience the same suspense and excitement.

    Yeah, maybe reel it out a paragraph at a time every two months or so. ;)

  • JustacommemanJustacommeman Posts: 17,686 ✭✭✭✭✭

    And take a picture of a turned caLender page for effect......

    Great thread

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  • Timbuk3Timbuk3 Posts: 7,582 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Must be an interesting story !!! :)

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