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Large 8 1908 five cents Grade?

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tamarin
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 Posted 01/23/2012  11:58 am Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add tamarin to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Not a bad example of a scarcer coin. Original toning. An obverse scratch that looks far more obvious in a blowup than it does in hand. What grade would you give it?



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 Posted 01/23/2012  12:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ugly to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice coins, I sure love these little guys, I think it's a 35 but I find it puzzling that the wear looks recent.
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 Posted 01/23/2012  1:30 pm  Show Profile Check SHAFTA9a's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SHAFTA9a to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yeah, nice, I'm missing this one too.

Grade looks like VF20/25
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 Posted 01/23/2012  4:19 pm  Show Profile Check trout1105's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add trout1105 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
looks like it has had a good old fasioned thumb rubbing.
Nice details on both obverse and reverse.
VF+ cleaned.
Nice coin
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 Posted 01/23/2012  10:47 pm  Show Profile Check EastVanRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add EastVanRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
VF30, probably cleaned at some point.
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 Posted 01/31/2012  9:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tamarin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for all the participation! I know the bottom is VF-20. I just wanted to see what others thought. Thank you!
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