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Old 10-17-2018, 04:57 PM
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Before we started our Sunday hunt I stopped in at a coin show and bought a 1909 Denmark 10 Kroner gold coin to add to my holdings. Price was just $7 over melt.
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Old 10-17-2018, 05:25 PM
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I know zip about foreign coin values, but that one looks cool, is in excellent condition, and is over 100 yrs old. Nice. It will always hold melt value, and then some.
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Old 10-17-2018, 06:27 PM
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Very nice score !!!!

Just did a search and that coin was only made for 2 years, 1908 and 1909, here is a photo of the other side from a coin web site -

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Old 10-17-2018, 10:43 PM
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Love that old gold, be it US or foreign.

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Old 10-17-2018, 11:08 PM
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What did it ring up as...just in case I ever go to Denmark
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:47 PM
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Its got quite a nice design actually, and you got a fair price for it too

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Old 10-18-2018, 06:40 AM
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nice piece of gold you have acquired!

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Old 10-18-2018, 10:54 AM
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Beautiful!

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Old 10-18-2018, 01:09 PM
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Nice buy, not much premium on that.

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Old 10-18-2018, 06:19 PM
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What are ye? Some sort of Wizard? Converting dirty Clad into Gold with your magic wand? Man is that a beauty coin D4C! Is this a great Sport or what!

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Old 10-19-2018, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Foragist View post
I know zip about foreign coin values, but that one looks cool, is in excellent condition, and is over 100 yrs old. Nice. It will always hold melt value, and then some.
Thanks

Originally Posted by GKL View post
Very nice score !!!!Thanks

Just did a search and that coin was only made for 2 years, 1908 and 1909, here is a photo of the other side from a coin web site -

That's the other side......

Originally Posted by amc rulz View post
Love that old gold, be it US or foreign.
Gold is always nice.....

Originally Posted by Scooterjim View post
What did it ring up as...just in case I ever go to Denmark
It didn't ring up, I bought it at a coin show. I haven't run it by the detector coil though.

Originally Posted by sandgroper View post
Its got quite a nice design actually, and you got a fair price for it too
The price was definitely fair. Most common foreign gold sells for just a few dollars over melt value.

Originally Posted by rustyk1 View post
nice piece of gold you have acquired!
Thank You

Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Beautiful!
Thanks

Originally Posted by zeemang View post
Nice buy, not much premium on that.
very little premium on common foreign gold.

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What are ye? Some sort of Wizard? Converting dirty Clad into Gold with your magic wand? Man is that a beauty coin D4C! Is this a great Sport or what!
I've been studying alchemy for many years and I think I've finally discovered the secret of turning junk metal (AKA Clad) into gold. Don't tell anyone though because then they'll all want to know the secret.

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Old 10-19-2018, 03:37 PM
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I don't have much gold in my collection. Most of what I do have are small, like some Indian medieval fanams, but I also have a small electrum (gold/silver) coin from ancient Greece, a Byzantine gold Solidus of Justin II, and a US quarter eagle.

I think I have an Austrian gold coin to, but I think that issue was restruck for years.

Nice coin.

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Old 10-20-2018, 08:19 PM
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Sure would be nice to dig one out of the ground !

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