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Posted 4 years ago


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First 1 is 1892, as you can see, & measures 1.15" dia.. Florin or half crown? Second is a silver 3 pence (trop-pence) & measures .63" dia. Has some bad scratches on the face but you can't have everything! For those following my coin postes, you will be relieved to know that I only have 1 more to go. Wonder if that guy in "Mo Bay" still has that canvass bag of coins? Maybe I could mug him! Actually, wish I could give him part of the money after selling. Appears that those 7 coins I gave a few bucks for are worth $2-3K! Of course after the rip-off fees, I will probably be lucky if I don't owe money! If I can find him, maybe I can collect half of the losses.


  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
    LOL, probably would have to pay for selling, that's why I'm a "Horder". Very nice coins there Lucas, sweet score in my book
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    May get more by melting down but can't ever do that to antiquity! As you say, better to hoard, but I'm not going to be here forever & then it would have to be an exceptionally smart wog to even think about selling for the silver. C'est l'vive!
  3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 4 years ago
    I relate, I'm sure after I"m gone, some of the things I treasure most will be thrown to the sellers block and not even considered the history involved with them. Just the almighty dollar
  4. Aimathena Aimathena, 4 years ago
    Nice coin. I have always wanted to go to Jamaica
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Amy, don't go, just send your money. I sold out & left because I knew it was just a matter of time before more violence 86'd my birth certificate. The streets are unsafe & who wants to vacation in a closed compound. Never did understand that breed. Obviously I don't work for the Jamaica Tourist Board but got in 15 yrs hands on training.
  6. watchme watchme, 4 years ago
    nice to see some good brit coins in the U.S.A. the first coin is a half crown. the second is as you say a silver threpunce or threpenny bit. A tup-pance as you called it was actualy an early silver coin called a half groat a full groat was for old pennies. hope this was helpfull.
  7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Thanks watchme. Brit. coins have changed so many times over the centuries that I can't keep up with the denominations, much less the slang terms. Wish I could find a place to sell all those coins without losing a bundle to commissions.

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