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RFD collector and numismatic Coins discussion thread

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Looney4Numi wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 10:37 am
Gwako celebrating Happy 420 by offering 2nd coin in Burning Marijuana series, "Indica."

Price just increased from $119.95 to $124.95.
I bought few Sativa last year from The Coin Shoppe for issue price CAD$117 - promotional coupon code 20% off on Sativa = CAD$93.55 per coin.
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Looney4Numi wrote:
Apr 19th, 2017 8:35 pm
Gwako is selling the Krugerrand Silver Coin for $81.40. Was able to put 100 in the cart.
I am interested in Silver Krugerrand but not at this premium for bullion coin.
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Lostwords wrote:
Apr 17th, 2017 2:49 pm
Received the Peter Rabbit coins. I like the simple packaging. I do wish RM would do a better job of shipping across the ocean other than just shipped in padded envelop
Just picked up mine today from Canada Post.

Can not believe that Royal Mint is using paper envelope on silver coins.

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SimuN22 wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 2:15 pm
^ Pro: no ding from customs

Con: no coins
I got my 3pcs Peter Rabbit, no tax. Barely arrived my Canada Post's PO.Box.

My Swan coins from Apmex ( shipping fee USD$30 ) also arrived yesterday by UPS ( Worldwide Expedited )

No tax, no brokerage fee.

p.s. Heard from UPS that UPS will not charge brokerage fee as long as customers uisng Worldwide Expedite and no tax involve.
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Glad I grabbed 1 indica coin at $119 Money-mouth Face I'd love the sativa version 🤤
Commemorative loonie rolls, quarter rolls, 50 cent rolls all different kinds of rolls contact for details. Venetian glass bee $250 plus shipping. 20for20 canoe $30 shipped 20for20 polar bear $30 shipped. Lots of 5 packs loons, toons and quaters
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justsilver wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 12:50 pm
Can not believe that Royal Mint is using paper envelope on silver coins.
No wonder they take 10 days to respond to emails. My package was ripped in three places, but miraculously the boxes were not damaged. No ding, either.

P.S. Good news about UPS changing their policy.
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justsilver wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 11:06 am
I bought few Sativa last year from The Coin Shoppe for issue price CAD$117 - promotional coupon code 20% off on Sativa = CAD$93.55 per coin.
Yes, that was a good deal! Now selling for $250 at TCS.

I think $116 (with discount) for the "Indica" coin is not bad. Glad I bought at that price.

P.S. I like the Silver Krugerrand too, but too expensive.
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SimuN22 wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 2:15 pm
^ Pro: no ding from customs

Con: no coins
Pro: None

Con:Ding from Customs + No Coin.


lol.
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Looney4Numi wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 8:34 pm
No wonder they take 10 days to respond to emails. My package was ripped in three places, but miraculously the boxes were not damaged. No ding, either.

P.S. Good news about UPS changing their policy.
My friend in US got damaged package from USPS and ZERO coin. ( ordered 3 pcs )
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justsilver wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 9:02 pm
My friend in US got damaged package from USPS and ZERO coin. ( ordered 3 pcs )
That's bad. This is why I record all package openings. You never know what you're going to get...or not.

Good to have proof.
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Looney4Numi wrote:
Apr 20th, 2017 9:33 pm
That's bad. This is why I record all package openings. You never know what you're going to get...or not.

Good to have proof.
Its pretty bad that we have to take all these precautions receiving packages.
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Just opened up package of 10oz Confederation Coin.

Truely a beauty.

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TheCurse9 wrote:
Apr 18th, 2017 8:26 pm
I received this one today.

Very impressed by the antique finish combined with selective gilding and high relief/3D effect! Even these nice pictures don't do this coin justice!

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Very beautiful! Which one is this?
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