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US Coins379 of 6551893 CC Morgan Silver dollarSt. Gaudens 1/10th oz Gold Coin, Bezel, & Chain
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Posted 2 years ago

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purpledog
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These studs were engraved on 1888 seated liberty quarters. The initials "JR" are engraved on each stud surrounded picks, shovels, and other intricately engraved greenery. The three ovals at the top signify the Odd Fellows Lodge. (The subject matter appears to be mining.) I used my brilliant powers of deduction to gather that from the shovels and picks :) The stud attachment on the reverse of one is obviously a newer attachment. Apparently, one broke and was repaired with a philips head screw. I tried to remove it because it's not original and it doesn't add anything now. It's really stuck so I decided to leave it alone.

I've purchased and sold hundreds of nice tokens but I usually go for full names or titles, such as Mama, Papa, Sally, Minnie, etc. They sell better. These were rather unique so I bought them. I have sold almost all now but I doubt these will sell for what I paid. Live and learn, huh!? :) At least the design is pleasant and the engraving is very nicely done.

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  1. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    Thanks so much bellin68! :)
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Interesting! You do have brilliant powers of deduction!
  3. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    Thanks, AmberRose! I appreciate the appreciation :)
  4. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love vetraio50 and AR8Jason! :)
  5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Nice tokens Carmen, thanks for sharing.
  6. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love PhilDavidAlexanderMorris! :)
  7. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love Hunter! :)
  8. purpledog purpledog, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love scandinavian_pieces and miKKoChristmas11! :)

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