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1822 Matron cent...what do you think?

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 Posted 03/21/2012  1:22 pm Show Profile Check epikur's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add epikur to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

I like it alot. How would you grade it?

A few spots here and there acetone wouldn't remove.

The obverse has a few weird streaks just over the first star to the left of "1". Maybe has been cleaned? the reverse looks all natureal though so why clean just one side of the coin? So maybe it's not cleaned at all?

anyways, my uneducated grading skills wants to give it a VF35, maybe a little less.

How would you grade it?

thanks in advance







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03/21/2012 1:25 pm
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 Posted 03/21/2012  1:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ZiggyZ to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I believe that orange color on old copper strongly insinuates cleaning.
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 Posted 03/21/2012  3:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kefiroth to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If that's not a cleaned coin then I don't know what is.
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 Posted 03/21/2012  4:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add worldnumis to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Cleaned abt. VF
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 Posted 03/21/2012  6:51 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add D0ubl3Eagle to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would guess that it makes a low VF details. It has been cleaned for sure.
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 Posted 03/23/2012  5:53 pm  Show Profile Check cipster's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add cipster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
VF25 or possibly VF30 details IMO.
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