I've been following the discussion on removing coins and medals from Lucite and thought I'd share this image of a paperweight bought on eBay from a seller in Texas who had purchased it from an estate sale.
I have no desire whatsoever to remove this particular coin from the block of Lucite, however, as that would also destroy its pedigree: Jarvis/Flint/Van Wart/Weston. I'm usually not big on pedigrees but I think I can live with this one.
As an interesting side note to this entombed Bank of NY Hoard Fugio cent, the seller's wife had considered cutting it out of the Lucite block and making a pendant out of it because she liked the design. I'm glad her husband talked her out of it.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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