Thursday, March 9, 2017

More coins!

I went to the coin shop and bought some more coins with my gambling winnings while the Mrs. was at the dentist getting her bridge put in. Here's what I got:

2014 1oz .999 silver

2015 1 oz. .999 silver

2016 1oz. .999 silver

2011 Austrian Philharmonic 1.5 Euro 1 oz. silver

Mexican Libertad 1 oz. silver. I am excited to add one of these to my collection. They are beautiful coins. Mexico should be very proud of these coins.

2014 Britannia 1oz. .999 silver

Fairly new coin from Canada. The Bird is Peregrine Falcon. Also 1oz..999  silver 
I also got a couple of Peace dollars and a couple of old Morgans!




I only spent around $350 so I got a lot on nice coins for the price. Silver is down to 17 and change so even with the premiums there are good deals to be had.

Just thought some of you would enjoy seeing these.

later,


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    1. I am still waiting on some coins from Somalia. Some of the older Australians are nice as well. I'm not a fanatic but I do enjoy silver dollars.

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  2. Those Peace dollars are in nice shape, I used to buy junk... A fine thing to do when your winning!

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    1. I always try and spend the winnings on something me or the wife wants. Sometimes we just go out to dinner. I have been lucky finding good deals locally. It helps when you are friends with the coin shop owner.

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  3. When I was young I recall in grade school we use to sing a song about a kookaburra. I have some old coins. But I collect stamps of people.
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    1. Australia changes designs every year so there are a lot of nice coins to collect from just the Australian mint. I had a small stamp collection long ago, I gave it to one of my sons who showed an interest.

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  4. Nice! I don't collect coins but I inherited a small change purse full of old coins from my mother when she passed away.

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    1. Even if they have no special value as a collectable they are probably 90 percent silver which makes a dime worth a buck and a half and a quarter with about 6 dollars. Some old nickels from around world war II are real valuable. You can look them up on google and get a rough idea what they are worth. Of course, since they were your mothers they are probably priceless in your eyes.

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    2. Yeah they are. I won't be selling them and told my daughter that when I pass she gets them.

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    3. It is nice when you can pass things on. I have several things of my fathers that I wanted my sons to have but I haven't talked to any of them in years so I have pretty much given up on that idea. I'm sure they will show up to fight over my tools and guns and coin collection.

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  5. This is well in advance of two cents worth and I've been learning about kookaburras. What delightful birds. Raucus laughter and apparently no fear. Beautiful coins all.

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    1. That's the thing about coins. Many coins feature interesting animals or birds, tell a story, depict an event in history. A lesson in your pocket. Australia should be very proud of their coins. The craftsmanship is amazing! Each year will come out with something different. Beautiful works of art each time. I hadn't realized that the kookaburras were the birds with the weird laugh.

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  6. i bought some somalia elephants that were a disappointment when they arrived. they had the one ounce of silver but they didn't feel very good in my hand. (and they were actually minted in germany)

    i bought some 2 ounce silver bullets and i love them.

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    1. I have seen those bullets but I don't have any. Thanks for the tip on the Somalia coins. It figures they are minted somewhere else. Somalia don't seem like the kind of place that would have a mint! If silver content is all I'm concerned with I buy 10 oz bars. I have a few of those. I also have several pounds of 1 oz rounds. I may buy a 100 oz bar if the prices drop some more. Then I can start in on some gold.

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    2. i bought my son a 100oz bar and had it engraved as a business card when he got his p. eng.

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  7. That is a very nice gift! I am sure he will treasure it always and perhaps pass it on down. I'm starting to like you Rosewater. You seem like a very interesting fellow. thanks for stopping by and commenting. I do appreciate it.

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