Message: I am a member of the Usenet Newsgroup rec.collecting.coins.
Back in June, 2002, we issued the world's first Usenet token.
I would like permission from the UK Mint to do a private restrike of the
UK 1847 Gothic Crown with the following changes:
1. Date changed to 2003.
2. Denomination of "1 Flame" added to reverse.
3. "RCC", "U", and "FD" adde to design on. "U" on obverse, others on
reverse. Planchets used will be bronze, 1 9/16 in. dia., 3mm thick and
sterling silver, 1 9/16 in. dia., 3mm thick, 1.3 Troy oz. sterling silver.
Mintage to be limited to 520 for bronze, 220 for sterling silver.
I think there is enough differences between the restrike and the
original so any attempt to modify the restrike to pass as an original,
thereby attempting fraud, would be discernible to a collector.
May I please have such permission? Thank you.
Buzz Huse, MCSE+I, MCSE Iter Sine Fine (Journey Without End)
"These opinions/comments are entirely my own and no one else's."