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by Lightw4re
Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Lightw4re please fix add picture problem
Replies: 3
Views: 7074

Re: Lightw4re please fix add picture problem

Thanks for your appreciation.

Just tested the image upload feature and it works fine.
by Lightw4re
Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: help on grading
Replies: 6
Views: 6447

Re: help on grading

Shylo wrote:I think there's two different coins being discussed here..... although one could argue the answer would most likely be the same....


My mistake. Thread unlocked. Thx!
by Lightw4re
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Value of coins with post-production defects
Replies: 4
Views: 3583

Re: Value of coins with post-production defects

These are averages. You are right, It's not a good scale for all dates/denominations and it depends on the degree of each defect. But these averages still stand. Data was gathered by a human, not a computer. The pictures and description on the certificates were used, not the title of the auction. Th...
by Lightw4re
Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: Value of coins with post-production defects
Replies: 4
Views: 3583

Value of coins with post-production defects

Percentage of the value of a coin over the same coin without defects (same date, year, variety and grade). ⋅ Cleaned: 79,25% ⋅ Polished: 81,86% ⋅ Scratch(es): 89,51% ⋅ Bent: 41,69% ⋅ Lacquered: 62,63% ⋅ Corrosion: 73,62% ⋅ Rim dam...
by Lightw4re
Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: How do I effectively scan coins in coin protectors?
Replies: 3
Views: 6630

Re: How do I effectively scan coins in coin protectors?

It's always easier to remove the coin from the Mylar 2x2 protectors before a scan or a picture of it.

Problems while scanning with 2x2 holders:
- curly plastic
- crumbling cardboard
- plastic not 100% translucent
by Lightw4re
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Conservation and Classification
Topic: Question about scanned coins on the grading pages
Replies: 1
Views: 4477

Re: Question about scanned coins on the grading pages

Some of the best pictures on this website comes from either Coinsandcanada.com and Numicanada.com visitors, Bank of Canada official pictures,...
by Lightw4re
Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: 1 dollar
Topic: 1956 PL Graded coin with SWL
Replies: 10
Views: 12584

Re: 1956 PL Graded coin with SWL

It also exists in Price Guide for Canadian Coins by M.K.Blais
by Lightw4re
Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: 1 dollar
Topic: 1956 PL Graded coin with SWL
Replies: 10
Views: 12584

Re: 1956 PL Graded coin with SWL

Can we see the certificate with the SWL printed on it?
by Lightw4re
Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Canadian Coins
Topic: 1994 Memorial Loonie
Replies: 2
Views: 3985

Re: 1994 Memorial Loonie

You can take a look at the list of the average price on ebay for rolls (40$-50$).
http://www.coinsandcanada.com/coins-eba ... s=1-dollar

Not updated recently, but gives a good idea.
by Lightw4re
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Website News
Topic: M.K. Blais Reference Books are back!
Replies: 8
Views: 8135

Re: M.K. Blais Reference Books are back!

Illustrated Reference Guide for 5 cents coins of Canada - 1953-1964 now available.
http://www.coinsandcanada.com/shop-coinsandcanada.php
by Lightw4re
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Canadian Tokens and Medals
Topic: S.S. Beaver medallion bracelet
Replies: 3
Views: 6178

Re: S.S. Beaver medallion bracelet

Got pictures of it?
by Lightw4re
Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Website News
Topic: Die clash possibilities
Replies: 19
Views: 17647

Re: Die clash possibilities

Thx Bill!