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by henrysmedford
Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Non-magnetic nickel in 2012 proof quarters?
Replies: 12
Views: 8592

Re: Non-magnetic nickel in 2012 proof quarters?

The compositions that you referred to are the circulation issues. The proof issues often have different compositions. The RCM specifications on the CoA indicate that it is Nickel. Your second idea might be on the right track, though. I am not going to remove a proof coin from the plastic case, thou...
by henrysmedford
Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Non-magnetic nickel in 2012 proof quarters?
Replies: 12
Views: 8592

Re: Non-magnetic nickel in 2012 proof quarters?

It could be a wrong planchet as that your mint makes coins for countries other than Canada. See http://www.georgemanzcoins.com/errors/canadian.html And http://www.coinscan.com/for/foreign.html You might weigh it. Look at this coin made at your mint the same year. Same size Non-magnetic . http://www....
by henrysmedford
Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:37 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Non-magnetic nickel in 2012 proof quarters?
Replies: 12
Views: 8592

Re: Non-magnetic nickel in 2012 proof quarters?

Hey Canadian coin people, I was just looking at my 2012 base metal 2012 Canada proof set. As you may know, the quarter in this set is supposed to be composed of nickel (as are the 5, 10, and 50 cent coins). They are all appropriately magnetic except for the 25 cent piece. Does anybody know why this...
by henrysmedford
Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: help on grading
Replies: 6
Views: 6296

Re: help on grading

http://www.coinsandcanada.com/forum/class/test/IMG_1362_12.jpeg http://www.coinsandcanada.com/forum/class/test/IMG_1362_13.jpeg what grade would someone put on this coins If you click on the IMG button and then put the link in the middle you can post the photo in the thread.
by henrysmedford
Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: newfoundland 1 cent
Replies: 7
Views: 4675

Re: newfoundland 1 cent

Hi thank you for your help .So I guess I made a good deal I got over 900 newfoundland small cents of all dates last week for $40 not bad and in mint shape so I guess that's a little profit . Are they all small cents? We have found some of the small cent in the US the rolls of cents from the bank. W...
by henrysmedford
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Value of coins with post-production defects
Replies: 4
Views: 3455

Re: Value of coins with post-production defects

Bill in Burl wrote: I only wish that more people visited this site.

+1
by henrysmedford
Mon Dec 21, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Coins made into rings.
Replies: 5
Views: 8661

Coins made into rings.

I saw this on a coin site and thought I would share. https://img1.etsystatic.com/000/0/5659229/il_570xN.281874775.jpg

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by henrysmedford
Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Foreign Countries
Topic: What is the best book for US coins and other foreign coins
Replies: 3
Views: 7126

Re: What is the best book for US coins and other foreign coi

At great group for US coins is http://www.Realcent.org. You might ask there.
by henrysmedford
Sun Dec 28, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: How does one tree if a 1964 nickel is a PL or a SP.
Replies: 1
Views: 3482

How does one tree if a 1964 nickel is a PL or a SP.

I bought a a 1964 nickel at the coin shop out of the bin that is proof like how does one tee is it is a PL or a SP. The coin shop is in the US and they sell all non silver at a .8 of face and I have seen them break set to get silver outand sell the copper and nickel coin at less than face.
by henrysmedford
Fri Dec 19, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Any updates on canadiancoppercoins website.
Replies: 1
Views: 6661

Any updates on canadiancoppercoins website.

Any updates on canadiancoppercoins website. The spammers got a hold of it and it now looks like the site is down. I miss the info there.
by henrysmedford
Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:13 am
Forum: 1 cent
Topic: Error Coin or man made? Hollow Edge of 1941 Canadian Penny
Replies: 6
Views: 4971

Re: Error Coin or man made? Hollow Edge of 1941 Canadian Pen

I Emailed Mike Diamond past president of CONECA and got this back.



It certainly didn't leave the mint looking that way.

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by henrysmedford
Fri Oct 17, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: What a joke!
Replies: 2
Views: 7838

Re: What a joke!

The listing stats 1895. :lol:
by henrysmedford
Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: "We Win When We Work Willingly"
Replies: 3
Views: 5380

Re: "We Win When We Work Willingly"

My wife told me that the boys in class loved the V nickels and now 13 young man in the US now know more about Canada and coins than most do.

ImageIMG_9482 by henrysmedford, on Flickr
by henrysmedford
Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: 2 dollars
Topic: 2012 Twoonie
Replies: 3
Views: 7649

Re: 2012 Twoonie

I think it is the cheep metal the mint uses now. I have a few that look off also.They changed in 2012 From the mint-- 1996 - 2012 Composition: outer ring 99% nickel, inner core 92% copper, 6% aluminum, 2% nickel Weight (g): 7.3 Diameter (mm): 28 Thickness (mm): 1.8 2012 - present Composition: outer ...

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