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1941/42 Mercury Dime Grade

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spotsychess
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 Posted 03/04/2012  3:56 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add spotsychess to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

I'm planning to send this 41/42 Merc to get slabbed. Can I get some opinions on what its grade would be.

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 Posted 03/04/2012  3:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
http://www.coincommunity.com/us_dimes/mercury.asp http://www.numismedia.com/fmv/price...icesgd.shtml
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( I'm no pro, it's just my humble opinion )
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 Posted 03/04/2012  4:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add CaptainFwiffo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
VF20 details, cleaned.
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 Posted 03/04/2012  4:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add spotsychess to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Will PGCS still grade cleaned coins? I inherited many coins from my Dad. I don't know whether he new they were cleaned before he bought them. Thanks.
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I'm not sure what the current policy is at PCGS or if they offer details grades. They used to always get a "genuine" slab. If you want a details grade, you may want to go with NGC.
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Looks to be in the F-15 to Vf-20 cleaned range to me.
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 Posted 03/05/2012  03:53 am  Show Profile Check westcoin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add westcoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Agree with VF-20 Cleaned or genuine VF Details.
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 Posted 03/07/2012  10:47 pm  Show Profile Check johnny54321's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add johnny54321 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice coin. I honestly think it looks original from the pics. I don't understand why folks are saying cleaned....if it is, it's a very light cleaning. PCGS will slab a problem coin genuine, but with no grade. I'd just send it into ANACS if cleaned.
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 Posted 03/08/2012  12:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add CaptainFwiffo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I could be wrong, but I see a lot of fine hairlines all running in the same direction, particularly on the obverse. The contrast between the light and dark coloration is too sharp. It's not a severe cleaning, but it doesn't look quite original in my opinion.
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 Posted 03/08/2012  05:23 am  Show Profile Check vermontensium's eBay Listings Check vermontensium's eCrater Listings Bookmark this reply Add vermontensium to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I'm not sure what the current policy is at PCGS or if they offer details grades.


Apparently, they do.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1793-FLOWIN...em46018d1553

F15, nice coin.
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 Posted 03/08/2012  7:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add spotsychess to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks to all. I will send it in to PCGS to see how they grade it and post the results.
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 Posted 03/12/2012  2:27 pm  Show Profile Check johnny54321's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add johnny54321 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I see some hairlines too, but they look scattered enough to be able to be attributed to circulation. The color looks natural to me. I could very well be wrong though. I agree with F15/VF20.
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 Posted 03/14/2012  05:21 am  Show Profile Check westcoin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add westcoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Spotsychess: Thanks to all. I will send it in to PCGS to see how they grade it and post the results.


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 Posted 03/14/2012  12:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add afcop13 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'll agree with VF20, possibly cleaned. It is tough to tell. I can see hairlines on the obverse field, but if it was cleaned, it wasn't harsh.
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 Posted 03/14/2012  2:27 pm  Show Profile Check 52Raymo's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 52Raymo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sweet coin, cant wait to see the grade !
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