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Posted 9 months ago

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Budek
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Hello Friends,
I've been working so much that I haven't had time for shopping or anything else.
This is a find from a few weeks ago. I thought it was just wonderful, never seen one before.
It's an actual 1905 U.S. Quarter with the face of Liberty pushing through it.
I was hoping that I could learn something about it from my friends here on CW.
Any thoughts?
Thanks and Happy Christmas holidays to all!,
Tony.

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 months ago
    BEAUTIFUL!!
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 months ago
    I've never seen one. Novel idea.
  3. Budek Budek, 9 months ago
    Thanks for the loves and comments, Sean, Kevin, pops, and blunderbuss
    much appreciated!!!
  4. pops52 pops52, 9 months ago
    Here's one similar to yours for reference.

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/106667735/sale-antique-quarter-dollar-pop-out-coin

  5. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 9 months ago
    Most likely they heated the coin then stamp it out ..right aroud that time was the womens movment going in on ,,just my guess
  6. Budek Budek, 9 months ago
    Thanks for the love, Tom, and Thank You to pops and Roycorftbooksfrommer1 for the helpful comments,
    much appreciated!!!
  7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 months ago
    Roy, I was just coming back to say that they certainly had to be heated but you beat me to it.
  8. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 months ago
    Actually, that must have been double sculpted dies for either side & compensating for the thickness of the metal.
  9. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 9 months ago
    yep blunder the dies are a given... but trying to connect to womens suffrage as one of there pins., will take some time if thats the case..
  10. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 months ago
    Where did women's lib./ suffrage come in? Thought that was over when the check arrived at the table & they had us sleeping on the wet spot! I am definitely going to hear more from from that!!! LOL!!
  11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 9 months ago
    Your very welcome Tony!!
  12. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 9 months ago
    some were around 1904 -5 ..ended in 1920 I beleave when they got the right to vote...and there where some militent one's at that time as well ...lol



  13. pops52 pops52, 9 months ago
    Tony, Check out this link on the patent for the die used in this process.

    http://www.google.com/patents?id=pslNAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&dq=775826&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=0_1#v=onepage&q&f=false
  14. Budek Budek, 9 months ago
    POPS, Wow!, what an incredible find. How on earth did you get there, I'm very impressed and Thankful for your help.
    Have a great night,
    and Thanks again,
    Tony.
  15. mikelv85 mikelv85, 9 months ago
    That's really a great find Tony ! See you have a new kitty pic too :)
  16. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 9 months ago
    great job pops ...saw the patten # on esty but never thouht to run it ....well done
  17. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 9 months ago
    I believe I am correct saying it is illegal to deliberately destroy or deface U.S. currency & notice that this use isn't mentioned in the patent.
  18. pops52 pops52, 9 months ago
    Here's more examples from eBay

    http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.Xpop+out+coins&_nkw=pop+out+coins&_sacat=0&_from=R40
  19. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 months ago
    Missed it! Shame on me! It's fabulous!!
  20. Budek Budek, 3 months ago
    Pardon my lateness thanking you all, tom, PhilD, mike, walksoftly, bootson, DrFluffy, Jono, Moonstone, newtimes, catteann, brat, Kyra, and Amber
    Grazie Mille!

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