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« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2012, 01:49:32 am »



I have attached a link to the various photos of the 1912 - 1914 Canada Gold Coins from the Bank of Canada Reserve
https://flic.kr/s/aHsm33zSoK







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« Reply #16 on: January 10, 2013, 02:32:53 pm »

Hello: For anyone who ordered any of these coins, as I did, the mint now reports the shipping date will be in February, citing overwhelming response.
Apparently mint staff members are now also going through all orders to confirm mailing addresses and credit-card numbers before shipping any orders.
Who knows why....
Credit cards will not be charged until the orders are shipped.

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« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2013, 02:08:13 am »

I received my coin on Monday.  So far, only the 1912 $5 has been sent out to buyers.  Here's my coin, the obverse and reverse.  I love the lustre and the condition of the coin.  It could possibly grade around MS-63.

I am in love with my coin. 
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« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2013, 09:52:00 am »

Very nice, did you order the hand selected at $500 or the premium hand selected at $875.00 ?

I'm still waiting for my hand selected 1914 $5.

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« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2013, 10:59:59 am »

Hi Philippe_B,

It is the $500 hand-select version.

Not too shabby for the price. 

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« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2013, 02:54:00 pm »

Nice

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« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2013, 12:21:34 am »

Very nice. Sort I missed out, that is beautiful. :P



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« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2013, 09:25:45 pm »

Did anyone else receive their coin(s) yet. I am on the fence about ordering a $10 coin, and wanted to get other's thoughts on how nice they actually are.



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« Reply #23 on: January 29, 2013, 12:42:06 am »

Did anyone else receive their coin(s) yet. I am on the fence about ordering a $10 coin, and wanted to get other's thoughts on how nice they actually are.

I placed an order for a 1914 $10 coin on Dec. 5, but I cancelled the order last week.  The 1913 and 1914 $10 still haven't sold out yet while the $5 coins sold out rather quickly.  True, there were about 3x more of the hand selected $10 coins than the $5, but the failure of the $10 coins to sell out by now (at prices below trends) tells me that I might have a hard time to re-sell a $10 coin for a profit in the future.

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« Reply #24 on: January 31, 2013, 01:54:35 pm »

So members

Quick question for you.  Do you think these coins were a good investment or not?  Did anyone else get the coins as I. Did not.

Just curious

Thanks

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« Reply #25 on: January 31, 2013, 03:00:36 pm »


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« Reply #26 on: January 31, 2013, 10:30:37 pm »


Totally agree with all your points except about gold prices on which I do not know much.

Many collectors of currency and coins often ask about returns on their collections before deciding whether to get into it. For me collecting is about fun. If I think I am going to enjoy possessing something that in itself is the intrinsic value. So for me it is like spending money on vacation or books or movies etc. It is discretionary stuff. I don't lose sleep if it goes down.

On investments in general I would be happy on average to get an annualized return of about 5% after inflation. This is for money that I would need to save for the life I want to live. I do not consider coin or currency collection as investment simply because the buy and sell spreads are ridiculously high.

I consider bullion as a way of diversification. Even then I think the equity markets as a better vehicle for that where buy/sell spreads are low and commissions are small. I would think that there is some room in a diversified investment portfolio for physical bullion.

So there you go. Bottom line - collect for fun. If you want to make money with coins and currency become a dealer. Sometimes on the way you will hit a lottery and life will seem sweet. :)


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« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2013, 12:17:34 am »

Received my 1914 $10 gold coin.  Pretty pleased with it.  Fantastic obverse... some bag marks on the obverse.  Grades at least MS60+
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« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2013, 08:58:47 pm »

You have yourself there two really nice coins.... coinsplus.. congrats on such a fine aquisition.
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« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2013, 11:53:08 pm »

Nice coin coins plus! Was this the hand selected or premium hand selected coin?



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