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2015-08-02 Coin and Paper Money Collecting - Lincoln memorial penny casing:

Hello again Bill,    In that case the coin has been altered, not rare and it is not an error coin.    I guess you did not have time to weigh your coin, read below and if you still have a question let me

2015-08-02 Coin and Paper Money Collecting - Lincoln memorial penny casing:

Hello Bill,    You either have a one cent blank or possibly a slug.     Measure it to see if it is the same size as a US Cent.  It needs to weigh 3.1 grams or 2.5 grams with a Diameter of 19.05 mm (0.750

2015-08-01 Coin and Paper Money Collecting - 1889 Morgan dollar misprint:

Hi William,    This coin was altered, after it left the mint, for use in either some piece of jewelry or for some other kind of display.  Note the two solder/weld marks at the top & bottom of the reverse

2015-07-31 Coin and Paper Money Collecting - Sunoco Gold coin:

Anna:    I know nothing about them, but they are private struck tokens, not coins. They were never intended to be used as money. They appear to be quarter size and made of brass or bronze, not gold (in

2015-07-31 Cabinets, Furniture, Woodworks - Oiling Rosewood furniture:

Hi Mary Ellen, the catch all term of "Danish Oil" is used to describe these finishes, which are drying oils, containing natural resins,(usually modified Tung oil), driers, Phenolics and other ingredients

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