The High Relief Mammoth

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  1. Gatito Bandito

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    I've been wondering that, too..


    Seems like the brass is fairly popular (at least on eBay).

    Does that translate into the mint start thinking about doing 'em in Ag?


    If so, I'd be all over it in 80g.. Budget be damned!
     
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    Yes i would much prefer the 80g Silver too! Maybe a few of them.
     
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    andrewlee10 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I am awaiting dragon zheng to grade it and sell at high price in Ebay. Then I take my move. No need to test with ngc.

    I speculate This medal price might maintain or down.
     
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    One word: Calipers!
     
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    Anybody have one in hand yet? How thick is it?
     
  6. barsenault

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    1000 Minted. 50MM. Brass. And how can one not like this? I was skeptical at first, but to see the details. WOWZA. And 69.00??? I wonder how long that price is going to last.

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  7. Gatito Bandito

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    Grows on ya, doesn't it?


    I'd rather have the 90mm, if brass. But again, judging by that relief, I'm not so sure that one would fit in a slab, unfortunately.


    Great designs -- even with the English "Mammoth"

    Why not Chinese?? :mad:
     
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    Looks like the 50mm can be graded One 69 and three 70's

    2015 CHINA BRASS MAMMOTH HIGH RELIEF COIN CENSUS
    Description: CHINA - MEDALS
    Category: TOKENS & MEDALS
    Denomination: BRASS
    Year/Mint: (2015) CHINA 50mm
    Variety: MAMMOTH HIGH RELIEF
    Designation: MSMA
    Total Graded: 4
    Census Detail
     
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    Awesome #'s for this type! :eek:


    Though the jury is still out, as not a large-enough sample size for me just yet..
     
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    Absolutely beautiful. I don't collect medallions but I loveanything prehistoric and that is amazing. What's the best to collect? Are the 90mm jobbies too big to be collectable?
     
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    I would think the 90mm has too much relief to fit in slab. If that's the way you want to go. Anyone confirm?
     
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    Nah. Hate slabs. Fine for the occasional bullion coin or ancient stuff but nothing else. I like to look at stuff like this and see the relief.
     
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    The Chinese in China (age 40 and above) love to play the big cooper, bronze and brass medal on hand with clove or without clove.

    A lot western countries collectors prefer to put in protective pouch and so on.

    It is really culture and personal preferences
     
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    I'm assuming that you mean with "glove" not "clove". A clove is a flower bud. :)




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    Wow, super nice! I like both the obverse and the reverse... and I love your use of the phrase "mega high relief" :D
     
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    Sorry very busy with full time job recently.

    Typo mmising buddy U are right
     
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    Wait for 50 mm slab and buy from me and bob
     
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    Be sure to PM me once the 50 mm becomes available. Thanks.
     
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    Is there really a 50mm slab being produced or was that a joke?

    In reality, it would be great to have it because some Chinese medals are mega high relief.

    If you are reading this thread NGC, let's do it ...50mm thick and water / air tight. That would be the slab bomb and I would send in my fattest medals for grading!



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    lol I am not sure myself, but 50 mm sounds good.
     

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