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Today I visited my local coin shop.

And I came home with a new silver art bar! ๐Ÿ˜

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Old Ironsides

USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship in the world still afloat. Nicknamed โ€œOld Ironsides,โ€ she is today berthed in Boston and is known as โ€œAmericaโ€™s Ship of State.โ€... On August 19 (1812)she ran across the British frigate Guerriere, who accepted battle. In a short and sharp engagement, Constitution wrecked Guerriere while suffering only slight damage herself. This victory gave rise to the comment โ€œher sides are made of iron,โ€ and her nickname โ€œOld Ironsides.โ€ Source

This Madison Mint bar is one troy ounce of .999 pure silver. Struck in 1972, there are three different versions of the Old Ironsides bar. Each shares the same image on the obverse, with a different image (or in the case of my bar, no image) on the barโ€™s reverse.

I love a nice piece of ship silver!

The shop was also selling a 10oz JM bar for $159! Alas, I didnโ€™t have that kind of fiat for silver today. Instead I used close to that for three new pairs of kicks! ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ ๐Ÿ‘  ๐Ÿ‘ž

Cheers!


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steemsugars, steemusa, teamaustralia and steemsilvergold

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Ooh, you picked up a cool piece! I'll say it's @stokjockey post worthy! I like it a lot!!

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That is a BIG compliment! @stokjockey worthy! Is anyone but the legend himself really stokjockey worthy? ๐Ÿ˜

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Ran across a local collector that collected coins from all over the world on just the Ship theme, never in my life I've ever seen that much.

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Oh wow! That would be awesome. It always fascinates me to see what bars, coins, etc people are drawn to. A big collection of theme silver would be fantastic to see.

Big fan of ship bars and coins. Nice score dfinn

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Awesome price of silver. I need to check out my city and see if there is a coin shop. Iโ€™ll let you know soon if there is one.

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If youโ€™re lucky maybe you will find more than one. I have found my local place is mostly cheaper than online, which is always nice. โ˜บ๏ธ

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Very nice!! Would love to get one like this! We have no shops selling silver bars or coins here! Only gold!

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Whoa! Gold shops! Sounds expensive but lovely. โ˜บ๏ธ

Oooh, that's a nice one! I love the bars from that era.

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I have noticed this about you. โ˜บ๏ธ 70โ€™s bars are sweet.

Love that bar @dfinney, if you ever want trade for c hristmas rounds hit me up ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

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๐ŸŽ„ ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป ๐Ÿค”

Maybe one day we will find the perfect trade. But today I am keeping the boat. ๐Ÿšข โ˜บ๏ธ

Cool bar d-fin! Ship shape and already on sale
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Always on point with the word play! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚

Great buy @dfinney! You can never have to many art bars.