Long Beard's Collections

14 Jun 2021

1689 Ireland Gun Money Shilling (Jan)

| Long Beard

Consisting of bronze, and with quite certainty that of used cannon or church bell, hence the name. Coins struck during the two years (1689-90) of Edward II's exile in Ireland, waging war against England to reclaim the throne, were stamped with a month-located below the crown on the reverse- as a method of paying interest to the loyal troops under his leadership upon a victory.

14 Jun 2021

Indian Head Nickel (Album Two)

| Long Beard

Revisiting my youth, filling coin boards, this set is the second. Unlike old blue from the mid-seventies filled with average circulated pocket change and occasional purchase, this set comprises of full four digit dates in the average grades of vf/ef. Overall, a well balanced eye appealing set housed in a Littleton Album.

13 Jun 2021

Australian Wedge-tailed Series

| Long Beard

The Perth Mint series bearing the reverse designs of world-renowned and former United States Chief Engraver, John Mercanti.

12 Jun 2021


| Long Beard

This specimen was purchased raw, yet based on comparison with known PCGS/NGC graded pieces should grade PF66 or possible 67 with a cameo designation. Three minor "ticks" under 6x magnification on the obverse. Surfaces overall are smooth and chrome like with a moderate cameo of the devices.

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