The Eidolon Posted July 8, 2022 · Member Share Posted July 8, 2022 My local coin shop had purchased a decent-sized collection, so I picked out a few to get before them got mixed in with the rest of the stock. (Or is it before other collectors had the chance to grab them first?) Here are 3 unpackaged coppers I got for $17 total. USSR 3 Kopeck 1924. I like early Soviet coppers, but I don't find them very often. This one was in passably good shape. And two from Japan: 1 Sen Meiji 34 1901 and 2 Sen Meiji 8 1875. The sunburst Meiji 1 sen is a new type for me, though I have the Taisho version, which is almost the same. I have lots of 2 sen coins, but I am gradually working on a date set. There was a big stack of Meiji dragon 1 sen coins, but they weren't priced yet and the shopkeeper gets annoyed if I ask him to price too many loose coins when there are other customers in the store... Sometimes I can get them to accept an offer for a set of loose coins as a lot to save them the trouble of looking them up, but often they don't go for it. It's usually a pretty good deal when it works, though. 8 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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