Research & Topics of Interest

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Coin Conservation versus InterventionCoin Conservation versus Intervention Introduction Living in a world of …2024/02/162024-02-16 17:38:56
Top End Coin’s Library of Essential ReadingTop End Coin’s Library of Essential Reading Numismatics 101 – …2024/02/132024-02-13 14:32:39
David Gee Forgeries CatalogueDavid Gee Forgeries Catalogue Intro This post is an effort …2024/02/102024-02-10 08:23:43
1920 Dots – Mint Marks Part Two1920 Dots – Mint Marks Part Two Intro In the …2024/02/092024-02-09 11:19:36
Dear PCGS – About the 1920 No Dot PennyDear PCGS – About the 1920 No Dot Penny Dear …2024/02/072024-02-07 00:43:24
1920 Penny Collectors – Win 1oz of Silver1920 Penny Collectors – Win 1 oz of Silver Now …2024/02/062024-02-06 00:23:05
1922 Melbourne Mint Indian Obverse Pennies?Melbourne Minted 1922 Indian Obverse Pennies? Intro – Together We …2024/01/212024-01-21 04:18:03
Perth Mint KGV Bronze – Identifiable Obverse Characteristics Part 2Perth Mint KGV Bronze – Identifiable Obverse Characteristics? Part 2 …2024/01/012024-01-01 20:49:12
Restoring a Beautiful 1949 Half Penny – An Error?Restoring a Beautiful 1949 Half Penny – An Error? Australia …2023/12/242023-12-24 16:53:57
Axial Photography – The Finishing Touches to a Simple StudioAxial Photography – The Finishing Touches to a Simple Studio …2023/11/202023-11-20 12:22:54
Restoration – A Steep Learning CurveRestoration – A Steep Learning Curve Introduction Let me start …2023/10/162023-10-16 14:34:59
Perth Mint KGV – Identifiable Obverse Characteristics?Perth Mint KGV Bronze – An Identifiable Obverse Characteristic? It …2023/09/032023-09-03 13:28:00
Hold On To Your Hats – $USD Looks Ready to DropHold On To Your Hats – $USD Looks Ready to …2023/07/092023-07-09 10:25:40
Antimony-Tin Based Contemporary CounterfeitIntro – Antimony-Tin Based Contemporary Counterfeit – 1895 Crown and …2023/07/082023-07-08 13:25:24
Inaction as Action – Sometimes it’s Better to Do NothingInaction as Action – Sometimes it’s Better to Do Nothing …2023/06/182023-06-18 11:56:55
Colour as a Key to Coin GradingColour as a Key to Coin Grading   Intro One …2023/06/122023-06-12 13:24:15
Top End Coins – June NewsletterTop End Coins – June Newsletter Intro As always, I …2023/06/032023-06-03 17:46:02
End of Year Sale on Gold to Fund TEC ResearchEnd of Year Sale on Gold to Fund TEC Research …2023/05/212023-05-21 11:12:26
1920 Dots – A Revised Theory of Mint Marks1920 Dots – A Revised Theory of Mint Marks Edit …2023/05/202023-05-20 15:10:16
Error Coins – A Tricky Numismatic SubjectError Coins – A Tricky Numismatic Subject Edit 01 May …2023/04/252023-04-25 12:21:13
Grade the Coin, Not the SlabIntro – Grade the Coin, Not the Slab PCGS arguably …2023/04/162023-04-16 09:49:52
Entering 2023 – A Geo-Political and Economic OutlookEntering 2023 – A Geo-Political and Economic Outlook Where to …2023/01/142023-01-14 11:50:38
Email – On the Return of PCGS No Grade CounterfeitEmail – On the Return of PCGS No Grade Counterfeit …2023/01/012023-01-01 16:29:15
Email – On the Return of a PCGS UNC Cleaned GradeOn the Return of a PCGS UNC Cleaned Grade Intro …2023/01/012023-01-01 16:20:13
Protected: Looking at Market FundamentalsLooking at Market Fundamentals The US dollar is at the …2022/09/052022-09-05 11:00:49
June-July-August 2022 UpdateJune-July-August 2022 Update – Markets, Politics and Collectables   Intro …2022/08/062022-08-06 12:32:13
What Metal is That? July 2022One of the more interesting aspects of Australia pre-decimal history …2022/07/102022-07-10 14:37:06
May 2022 UpdateMay 2022 Update – Markets, Politics and Collectables Intro Please …2022/05/082022-05-08 18:59:11
April 2022 UpdatesApril 2022 Updates – Markets, Politics and Collectables   Markets …2022/04/102022-04-10 12:48:47
Fakes and Garbage – Debutant Level LearningFakes and Garbage – Debutant Level Learning In no particular …2022/01/022022-01-02 13:27:31
Hold the Gold – it’s all about the US DollarGold on Hold There are three ways prices can go. …2021/12/162021-12-16 16:19:47
So Ebay Ripped You Off – What Are You Going To Do About It?So Ebay ripped you off – whatchya gonna do about …2021/08/212021-08-21 19:09:48
June 2021 – Gold and Interest Rates!  As someone who wishes to eventually leave this earth …2021/06/142021-06-14 14:19:02
Elizabethan Pennies – The Scarce “Mule” ObversesElizabethan Pennies – The Scarce “Mule” Obverses It might surprise …2020/10/182020-10-18 16:16:55
Australia 1880 Sydney Half Sovereign Type 5/3 – One Die OnlyJust click on the image to access the brief overview …2020/10/112020-10-11 14:30:02
Understanding PCGS grading and comparing with ANDA gradingIt remains on ongoing issue that I take up with …2020/10/022020-10-02 15:02:27
The 6th Head Half SovereignThe article on 1882 Melbourne – the sixth head young …2020/04/252020-04-25 16:51:46
Sixth Head Obverse Discovered1882 Melbourne Half Sovereign – the Sixth Head Obverse Discovered …2019/04/022019-04-02 15:34:22
New Half Sovereign Variant Discovered – Arabic 1 Sydney Half SovereignIt appears in 1880, 1881 & 1882 Sydney, normal round …2019/03/112019-03-11 18:29:04
1919/1920 – A centenary of Australian Penny Production1919/1920 – A centenary of Australian Penny Production I had …2019/01/252019-01-25 12:24:10
1879S Half Sovereign – An Itch That Had To Be ScratchedCoin collecting is what I call the itch that must …2018/10/152018-10-15 14:37:37