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Oh, The travesty

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Do you think someone needed a new gear for their tractor?


What was once a $1000+ coin may now be a good Chinese throwing star.


It makes me cringe everytime I look at it. I think I'm gonna send it to NCS just for the He** of it.


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This type of thing is not unusual. Coins, especially copper coins were a cheap and excellent source of metal for use in making tools like this. I've seen items like this displayed a EAC convention exhibits.


I've also read that the purity of the Higley coppers made them a prime source in the 19th century for copper that was used as an alloy for harding gold. It's been said that is one reason why they are so rare today.

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