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Area 51 Series - UFO Geocoin

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The UFO Geocoin would be the first product of my Area 51 series.

 

2" round

Up to 15mm thick

 

Unique pattern on the top and bottom

Solid platting in maybe a couple different versions.

Die-cast in either Pewter or zinc alloy base metal

Trackable with unique icon

 

Shooting for a price between $10-$13 depending on the order size.

 

I'm really excited about this project and just completed the artwork to forward to the mint. The next step would be creating a clay mold since its a think shaped "coin"

 

Before I spend $$$ on expensive molds I'd like to know there are others out there that would buy this coin.

 

I believe this would would be a really unique fun project and hope others think the same so I can proceed.

 

Please post if your interested in a UFO shaped Geocoin and how many you think you would buy.

 

Thanks

YES I WOULD BUY ONE FOR THAT PRICE AND ITS COOL TO HAVE A BIGER ONE AND CAN PUT IT IN A CASE IF YOU GET THEM LET ME KNOW WITH A E-MAIL I MIT GET ONE

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Do you have an estimated date which these will be in your hands and ready to ship?

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Do you have an estimated date which these will be in your hands and ready to ship?

 

I should have the samples next week, then will be placing the order. Since these are a little more complex than a normal Geocoin production time is going to be about 25 days. So I'm thinking early Jan at this point.

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After much thought, great input from the Geocoin Forum, and positive feedback from the survey I have decided to go ahead with the new reservation method for the UFO Geocoin with a few changes:

 

There will be no LEs, XLEs, XXLEs, ZEs, AEs, or XYZs. Only an initial mint of four different versions:

 

$15 Antique Silver

$15 Chrome

$16 Chrome w/Gold Ring

$16 Black Nickel w/Gold Ring

 

Complete Set $60

 

Each person will be limited to reserving a maximum of 2 of each version, including sets.(So if you order one complete set you would only be able to order one more of each version or a 2nd set)

 

These four versions WILL NOT be re-minted.

 

The minting number of each version will be based on the demand of each version. My only minting limit will be that the total reservations will be limited to 300 or less UFOs for this minting. This is merely a budget decision and not meant to prevent anyone from getting the version they want.

 

Final mint numbers of each version will be laser etched on the bottom of each coin. Example: 1 of 102, 2 of 102...etc By doing this you will know exactly how many UFOs of that version were minted.

 

I reserve the right to mint new versions in the future, but will not re-mint past versions.

 

If a certain version looks like its going to sell out, priority would be given to the person that placed there reservation first during the original reservation.

 

I expect to have the samples in hand by the end of the week and will send an e-mail regarding shipping prices once I get it figured out. Please understand that shipping will be higher than normal due to the size and weight of this item.

 

Since many things have changed, I will be taking new reservations based on the above information. Reservations will close December 12th at 9pm US MST so that the order can be placed on Monday Dec 13th with an estimated production time of 25 days.

 

To place your reservation please e-mail be at blackhillscacheshop@gmail.comwith the following information:

 

Name:

GeoNick:

PayPal e-mail address:

Number of each version and/or Set(s) to reserve:

 

If you have any further questions regarding reservations or general information about the UFO Geocoin feel free to contact me at blackhillscacheshop@gmail.com

 

Thanks,

 

Team kizb

Black Hills Cacheshop

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Great idea, I'll have that I want, :anibad: thanks!

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There will be no LEs, XLEs, XXLEs, ZEs, AEs, or XYZs.

 

:P

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I've received the samples and they look amazing in person! Here are a couple new pictures. Lighting's not the best, I'll try to take some more this weekend.

 

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I've received the samples and they look amazing in person! Here are a couple new pictures. Lighting's not the best, I'll try to take some more this weekend.

 

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Wow...these look really wonderful! Can't wait to have one to hold! Great Job Kizb! :huh:

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They look really great! I can't wait to see it "in the flesh."

 

Thanks, Team kizb

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Reservations will close Sunday December 12th at 9pm US MST so that I am place the order on Monday. Every version is still available.

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Reservations are now Closed. Oder is being placed and I'll post more information on the est. delivery date when I receive it. Thanks to those that placed a reservation.

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I'm not much for the forums but was looking for a geocoin topic that doesn't seem to exist yet and came across this one. Well, I work in Roswell, New Mexico, so of course I would've bought some. Drat. Learned my lesson about be a stranger to the forums.

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My brain was abducted and I missed the reservations--crapola!!! :lostsignal::wacko:

Will these "land" for sale anywhere else???

They are "out of this world" and I would love to have one!!! :antenna:

GREAT DESIGN!!!

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My brain was abducted and I missed the reservations--crapola!!! :lostsignal::wacko:

Will these "land" for sale anywhere else???

They are "out of this world" and I would love to have one!!! :antenna:

GREAT DESIGN!!!

 

I ordered an extra, email me if you want

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My brain was abducted and I missed the reservations--crapola!!! :lostsignal::wacko:

Will these "land" for sale anywhere else???

They are "out of this world" and I would love to have one!!! :antenna:

GREAT DESIGN!!!

 

Once all the reservations are filled the remaining UFOs will be available on my webstie. I did order extra so getting the the ones you want shouldn't be a issue.

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My brain was abducted and I missed the reservations--crapola!!! :lostsignal::wacko:

Will these "land" for sale anywhere else???

They are "out of this world" and I would love to have one!!! :antenna:

GREAT DESIGN!!!

 

Once all the reservations are filled the remaining UFOs will be available on my webstie. I did order extra so getting the the ones you want shouldn't be a issue.

 

Any updates on the status of these coins?

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There have been some delays at the mint. They should start shipping mid-Feb if there are no more delays. Thank You for your patience.

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What would you consider reasonable?

I can understand the complex nature of a geocoin like this. The SCGA (Space Coast Geocachers Association) had a 3D Space Shuttle coin produced last Spring. The bay opens to reveal the tracking number inside.

 

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So, what would I consider reasonable for a coin like yours...under $18.

 

I love the SCGA coin!! Its so cool looking. Are they still selling them anywhere?

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I've received the samples and they look amazing in person! Here are a couple new pictures. Lighting's not the best, I'll try to take some more this weekend.

 

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These look great. Wished I have seen this sooner and got me some. Are they still available?

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What would you consider reasonable?

I can understand the complex nature of a geocoin like this. The SCGA (Space Coast Geocachers Association) had a 3D Space Shuttle coin produced last Spring. The bay opens to reveal the tracking number inside.

 

269f3d3d-9bdb-4712-b1ac-110925feb8a5.jpg

 

So, what would I consider reasonable for a coin like yours...under $18.

 

I love the SCGA coin!! Its so cool looking. Are they still selling them anywhere?

 

If they're not still available from Coins and Pins, I'm pretty sure they're still available from the Space Coast Geocachers Association on-line store at http://shop.spacecoastgeocachers.com/

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Any updates?

 

ILYK

 

After some mint delays and the coins somehow being incorrectly shipped to California, the UFO coins are finally being shipped to me and should arrive next week. At that point I'll begin to send our invoices.

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I am very happy to meet you at our Mardi Gras Event in Cologne and see those marvelous UFOs.

We will rock the cologne carnival !

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Any updates?

 

ILYK

 

After some mint delays and the coins somehow being incorrectly shipped to California, the UFO coins are finally being shipped to me and should arrive next week. At that point I'll begin to send our invoices.

 

Cool - cant wait!!

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The UFO's have finally landed!

 

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I'll begin sending out invoices hopefully this weekend.

 

If you have placed a reservation and live outside of the US, please contact me with your address so I can start looking at the best way to ship to you. Thanks

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Invoices are now being sent. Your UFOs will be shipped within 3 business days once the invoice has been paid.

 

If you have placed a reservation and do not receive a invoice by Friday 25 Feb, please contact me

 

If you would like to change or cancel your reservation please contact me ASAP.

 

Any remaining UFOs after reservations are fulfilled will be placed on my website.

 

Thanks,

 

Team kizb

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Invoices are now being sent. Your UFOs will be shipped within 3 business days once the invoice has been paid.

 

If you have placed a reservation and do not receive a invoice by Friday 25 Feb, please contact me

 

If you would like to change or cancel your reservation please contact me ASAP.

 

Any remaining UFOs after reservations are fulfilled will be placed on my website.

 

Thanks,

 

Team kizb

Paid, YAYA! I sooo love this coin :)

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Invoices are now being sent. Your UFOs will be shipped within 3 business days once the invoice has been paid.

 

If you have placed a reservation and do not receive a invoice by Friday 25 Feb, please contact me

 

If you would like to change or cancel your reservation please contact me ASAP.

 

Any remaining UFOs after reservations are fulfilled will be placed on my website.

 

Thanks,

 

Team kizb

Paid, YAYA! I sooo love this coin :)

 

Me too - I am giddy with anticipation - I cant wait to hold it in my hand! :)

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Got our coins today and they look fantastic. Nice job on the coins.

 

Thanks! Glad to hear they arrived.

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The icons for the UFO Geocoins have been submitted and should online early next week. Here's a sneak peak:

 

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Thank You Jackalgirl for designing a great looking icon set for this project!

 

For those of you that like numbers, here are the mint numbers for each of the current versions:

 

70 Antique Silver

70 Chrome

70 Chrome w/ Gold Ring

90 Black Nickle w/ Gold Ring

 

300 Total

 

Also here is an update on invoice/shipping in case you're not receiving the e-mails:

 

All paid invoices have either shipped or will ship by Monday the 28th.

 

If you live within the US and Canada and have not received an invoice please contact me. Those of you that have already contacted me regarding this, your invoices are being sent today.

 

For those of you that live outside the US, I'm trying to have your invoices sent by the end of the weekend. Being new to living in Germany I'm having trouble figuring out the German post system. Thank you for being patient.

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I guess I don't look at this forum often enough. Just now discovering this Topic. Coins look great! When will any "extras" be available for us "nonreservationists"?

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I guess I don't look at this forum often enough. Just now discovering this Topic. Coins look great! When will any "extras" be available for us "nonreservationists"?

 

I plan on putting the remaining UFO Geocoins up for sale by the end of the week. Thanks for you interest in them.

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Invoices are now being sent. Your UFOs will be shipped within 3 business days once the invoice has been paid.

 

If you have placed a reservation and do not receive a invoice by Friday 25 Feb, please contact me

 

If you would like to change or cancel your reservation please contact me ASAP.

 

Any remaining UFOs after reservations are fulfilled will be placed on my website.

 

Thanks,

 

Team kizb

 

i am SO excited!!!!

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My UFO arrived today. It looks great -- and spins really fast!

 

Thanks, team kizb.

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Missed out on the reservations for this one, but will be keeping any eye out for extras on your website. Great looking coins!

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