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Forum: Off-topic Conversations Jul 26, 2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,523
Posted By bruce61813
Just a side note, if you like the Walking Liberty...

Just a side note, if you like the Walking Liberty half dollar, they used it on the new 1 ounce silver rounds. At nearly twice the size of a half dollar , it is spectacular! Of course the other side...
Forum: Beginning Collectors Jul 26, 2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,164
Posted By bruce61813
Mark, collecting Campgates can be very addicting....

Mark, collecting Campgates can be very addicting. It is an unfocused focus! The range of emperors wide wide and covers a wide period of time. As a rough estimate, using just the known mints and...
Forum: Online Sales Jul 26, 2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,265
Posted By bruce61813
I believe they are the mylar type. Most of the...

I believe they are the mylar type. Most of the good ones are.

Bruce
Forum: Online Sales Jul 25, 2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,265
Posted By bruce61813
Have you tried the Air-tite type of containers? I...

Have you tried the Air-tite type of containers? I use them and they will handle things up to 5mm thick. One problem you do run into, the internal depth changes with the diameter, so you need at time...
Forum: Uncleaned Jun 28, 2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,782
Posted By bruce61813
In general I would agree, large lots have a huge...

In general I would agree, large lots have a huge loss overhead, probably 60%. But looking through some "junk" coins that did look to be slugs, provided some rather nice coins.

Before you toss the...
Forum: Uncleaned Jun 28, 2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,840
Posted By bruce61813
In general any acid and bronze is not a good...

In general any acid and bronze is not a good combination. IT may clean the coating away, but the bronze, especially the copper, is oxidized to a raw, native copper color and is ugly.

1. For crusty...
Forum: Uncleaned Feb 6, 2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,206
Posted By bruce61813
The link to the Texas site seems to come and go....

The link to the Texas site seems to come and go. There is a copy of the article that I wrote that talks about Bronze disease on Forum and on Tom Ross's pages about...
Forum: Attribution Help Dec 26, 2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,626
Posted By bruce61813
I know that Dane follws posts in Firum, and many...

I know that Dane follws posts in Firum, and many of us have posted coins there withthe information. She does add updates to the various spread sheets as it becomes available. Those sheets are...
Forum: Attribution Help Dec 22, 2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,626
Posted By bruce61813
Scot & Beast, did you send a note to Dane to...

Scot & Beast, did you send a note to Dane to have her correct the Spreadsheet? Now that some of the "missing" officina are filled in, the spreadsheet should be updated, as it provides a lot of new...
Forum: Authenticity Dec 22, 2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,169
Posted By bruce61813
I would not say delusional. I collect in three...

I would not say delusional. I collect in three very narrow areas. The Campgates, and the Viminacium/Dacian series. these are not worth the effort [well I have seen some funny fake cg's, but there is...
Forum: Roman May 5, 2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,969
Posted By bruce61813
Chip, I still have about 6 of these wandering...

Chip, I still have about 6 of these wandering around.

If you look at the change in the "campgate" style or design, by the time of Theodosius/Arcadius/Valentian... the front had high towers, a...
Forum: Roman May 4, 2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,969
Posted By bruce61813
Porta Negra Stamp

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porta_Nigra, this is a link to the Wikipeda for the Porta Nigra in Trier, this is a Roman gate built somewhere arounf 200 - 400 AD, it is what is represent on the 1.00...
Forum: Roman May 3, 2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,969
Posted By bruce61813
Ray, I think that the original...

Ray, I think that the original "campgate" design was evvolving into the city gate style. There are a number of roman city gates still surviving in Europe that "look" like this. There is even one of...
Forum: Roman Apr 28, 2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,598
Posted By bruce61813
Unlisted Probus

I have just posted an unlisted Probus:
obv: IMP CM AVR PROBVS INVICT AVG
rev: RESTITVTOR ORBIS
exergue: MS/KAB [serdica] 23 mm, 3 gms
The picture is in my Gallery section. The only types listed...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Apr 20, 2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,282
Posted By bruce61813
Anyone intersted, how about; Harlan J. Berk,...

Anyone intersted, how about; Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.
Chicago, IL - booth 101-200, around 12:00. This is totally arbitray, so any other suggestios are welome.

Bruce
Forum: Uncleaned Apr 14, 2004, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,745
Posted By bruce61813
My dentist suggested it to me. He has a unit that...

My dentist suggested it to me. He has a unit that is both ultra-sonic and has the baking soda sndblater built in to it. They sell for about $3000, a little high for my current pockets! It would be...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Apr 13, 2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,282
Posted By bruce61813
Beast, sorry that you won't be there, I wanted to...

Beast, sorry that you won't be there, I wanted to meet you!
I guess I"ll just have to post my "No Gate" campgate.

Bruce
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Apr 13, 2004, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,282
Posted By bruce61813
The Coin Fair is just over 2 weeks away, Does...

The Coin Fair is just over 2 weeks away, Does anyone have a suggestion as a "meeting" point? It would be nice to find some of the people, but most of us have not met, and may be comming from several...
Forum: Uncleaned Apr 13, 2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,745
Posted By bruce61813
If you have an airgun, you could try baking soda....

If you have an airgun, you could try baking soda. That is what is used in a dental office for cleaning teeth. It may work.

Bruce
Forum: Want Lists Mar 1, 2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,294
Posted By bruce61813
Gordian III - Viminacium Year AN V

Looking for a Gordian III , Vimimacium PMS COL VIM AN V, and a PMS COL VIM AN IIII with the Hare. The last is very scarce, so not as important as the first.

Bruce
Forum: Roman Feb 25, 2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,306
Posted By bruce61813
Someone posted the front page of The Times with...

Someone posted the front page of The Times with the coin on it. I wonder what & how they will value it? With only one other know, it will be inntersting. As someone pointed out, there may be some...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 25, 2004, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,282
Posted By bruce61813
Since there seems to be several, maybe we could...

Since there seems to be several, maybe we could locate each other at booth - just a matter of which one and where it is. From the sounds there may be 4 or so, not counting the dealers.

Bruce
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 24, 2004, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,282
Posted By bruce61813
Question Will anyone be at the Chicago Intl Coin Fair?

I was wondering if anyone - dealers, collectors, etc. will be at the Chicago International Coin Fair, on Saturday May 1? I was thinking about attending, and thought it would be fun to put faces with...
Forum: Roman Feb 22, 2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,108
Posted By bruce61813
Change in discription

I have noticed that one write-up for the REPARATIO REIPVB type coins is "emperor raising a kneeling woman". One uncleaen coin that I just finished has very excellent engraving, and I would argu that...
Forum: Technology Feb 19, 2004, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 22,058
Posted By bruce61813
Try seperating the two concepts; 1. Deposits on...

Try seperating the two concepts;
1. Deposits on the coin surface - we have mostly all sgreed that this is a poor criterion, unless there is something embeded into the surface that is modern. That...
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