Ron Landis' Workbench ScrapBook  
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I absolutely LOVE your idea of creating this scrapbook.
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his is a great way of answering questions that come up a lot.
R
on Landis
2008
ScrapBook Subjects
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Index
Links
Link... Joe Rust Wreath & Liberty Cap Cents!
Link... Joe Rust Tulsa Jubilee Tokens!
Link... Joe Rust “IGWT” Concept Dollars!
Link... Joe Rust Chain Cents!
Link... Minting Operations Stop at Moffatt & Co.
Link... 1794 $1 Struck On Clad Ike $1 Blank!
Link... Joe Rust Collection Selling on eBay
Link... Extreme Custom Minting ... Minting Operations Start at Moffatt & Co.
Enlargement scans available on WWW and ScrapBook CD-ROM. 
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Joe Rust Wreath & Liberty Cap Cents!




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Joe Rust Tulsa Jubilee Tokens!




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Joe Rust “IGWT” Concept Dollars!




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Joe Rust Chain Cents!




Oct.
2009
Minting Operations Stop at Moffatt & Co.
9/13
2008
1794 $1 Struck On Clad Ike $1 Blank!


   Here is probably one of the most unusual of all the Gallery Mint special orders, a specimen of their 1794 Flowing Hair $1 coin replica struck on a clad Eisenhower $1 blank!
   Back in 2002 when they made this for me, clad Ike dollar blanks could be found for under $50. Now, they are in the $250+ range! Who knew! This one has been certified/slabbed by SEGS as MS68 STRUCK ON CLAD IKE$ BLANK.
   Pretty unusual, I don't think you'll find another anywhere, and there aren't going to be any more made. Opening bid on this is less than the clad Ike $1 blank would sell for. I gotta say, I've never seen a flashier, better looking clad $1 blank ever! I would never have figured they could ever look so good. If the folks at the Gallery Mint can strike a coin on a clad Ike $1 blank and make it look so good with 18th century technology, you'd think the US Mint could have done a better job striking Ike dollars. ~ Cliff Bolling ~ Sep-13-08 13:41:47PDT
8/17
2008
Joe Rust Collection Selling on eBay
$267.25
$108.75
Piedfort Planchet Strike$437.25
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Extreme Custom Minting
Minting Operations Start at Moffatt & Co.
   Eureka Springs, AR ~ January 4, 2008 ~ Moffatt & Co. is pleased to announce the beginning of minting operations at their plant near Eureka Springs, AR. Moffatt & Co. has acquired and installed several high speed Schuler coining presses with an initial capacity of well over 1 million pieces per week. Moffatt & Co. has also acquired an automatic multi-stroke HME coining press with a capacity of up to 1.75 (44.5mm) diameter in proof like finishes. A limited product line including silver rounds, club medals, and other small runs are available immediately with full production beginning in early February. Initial token offerings are for .900, .984, and 1.125 sizes in alloy 260 (golden brass). Other sizes and alloys will be added to the product line soon. Pre orders are being accepted for tokens with delivery beginning in mid February.
   Moffatt & Co was formed in October 07 with the intent to provide high quality custom tokens and medallions at low prices.
   While the company is new, the operating partners, Sean Moffatt and Timothy Grat have decades of experience in the minting trade.
   Sean was the Operations Manager for a large private mint for 19 years until the company was sold and several months later the new owners relocated production while retaining none of the experienced staff. Sean has been actively involved in numismatics for over 35 years. Sean has attended several Mint Directors Conferences and numerous industry events and is deeply networked in the minting trade.
   Timothy was Chief coiner for Gallery Mint for 10 years until the company was shut down in late 06 mainly due to the passing of one of the owners. Timothy has been actively involved in numismatics for about 10 years. Timothy has demonstrated minting techniques at numerous numismatic events and seminars.
   The combination of these two unique skill sets has prepared Moffatt & Co. enter into the mainstream token and coin markets as well as the high end esoteric numismatic collectables markets as experienced and serious competitors. Moffatt & Company抯 high speed equipment, low overhead, and central US location in NW Arkansas allows them to compete both nationally and globally for coining contracts.
   Moffatt & Co. can be contacted at 866-530-MINT, 479-253-7900, 479-253-7902fax, or visit their website at www.moffattandco.com
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