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Making Progress On My Peace Dollar Collection

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 Posted 09/14/2021  6:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add hfjacinto to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice! Make sure you get a 2021

BTW I think Peace dollars are one of the most beautiful coins.
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 Posted 09/14/2021  7:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add mrwhatisit to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hopefully your upcoming 1928 dollar will be at a bargain price ; that is a hard one in MS-65 and later, the 2 obvious toughies in that same grade are the 1925-S and 1934-S....

mine 1928 peace is in the lofty grade of AG-3.
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 Posted 09/14/2021  7:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fenton to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think I'll shoot for at least brilliant uncirculated for the set. 34-S in 65 would be rough. It's tough enough in MS-60.
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 Posted 09/14/2021  7:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nickelsearcher to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice start - best of wishes as you progress through the set.


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34-S in 65 would be rough.


Agreed that would be an expensive stretch for most collectors. It's a $10K coin in that grade.
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 Posted 09/14/2021  8:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looking good and best of luck! Looking forward to seeing how this set progresses
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 Posted 09/14/2021  8:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes a great start for what will be an impressive set when you are done. I'm looking forward to your updates too.
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 Posted 09/14/2021  10:03 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jimbucks to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good start. Don't hesitate to add ANACS or ICG graded coins.
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 Posted 09/15/2021  04:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Winesteven to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I absolutely love your taste in eye appeal of these Peace dollars. While chances are they've been dipped at some point in the past, apparently that was done gently enough to easily get straight graded. I own only two Peace dollars (1921 and 1925) as I'm a Type Set collector, and the eye appeal of mine are just like yours.

Keep it up, don't lower your standards, and be patient. Finally, as you know your goal (at least initially), is to complete your DATE set, it really doesn't matter at all what order you bought them in, so if you come across a real nice one that you love that is fairly priced, but is a "later date", I strongly suggest you not pass on it!

Happy Hunting!

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 Posted 09/15/2021  08:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fenton to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yeah I've seen opinions that "blast white" coins are all dipped but I think the GSA Morgans are a great counterexample. They were all stored in bank bags, as most BU Morgan and Peace dollars were, and a huge number where blast white when encapsulated. We know that because the GSA put any toned coins in a Circulated holder. I think at 65+ grades, original coins are much more common as any dip is going to slightly impair luster, and take off mint frost, and would be noticeable. In the 60 to 63 range dipped coins will be a lot more common.
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 Posted 09/15/2021  6:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Oldfordman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 09/15/2021  9:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Winesteven to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I think at 65+ grades, original coins are much more common as any dip is going to slightly impair luster, and take off mint frost, and would be noticeable. In the 60 to 63 range dipped coins will be a lot more common.


I respectfully disagree. While I don't "swim in the deepest end of the pool", I get close. Most of my coins are in the four figures, so many of them are indeed higher grades, above 65. Click on the hotlink in my signature to see my Dansco 7070 Registry Set. While many coins have some light toning, many others are blast white in high grades. EVERY coin eligible fo a CAC has one, since all of the dipping was done gently enough so the luster has NOT been slightly impaired, hence they all got CAC stickers.

So stick to your guns! Both you and I like silver coins appearing as if they were made yesterday, just as the designers envisioned their coins should look!

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 Posted 09/16/2021  5:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fenton to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I collect toned too. See my 1884-CC post in the grading forum.
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 Posted 09/16/2021  7:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add OldSilverDollar to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I found when collecting the key dates in the series that MS64+ often has been a better value then MS65 and often the 64+ coins have a better appearance then the majority of 65's.IMO

64+ also has a much lower pop and might in resell have more interested buyers.IMO

I believe regarding the Philadelphia subset the MS66 is a better deal right now as once the mint makes it official next year of a 2022 Peace dollar those coins between 1922 through 1926 will double in price if not more while the 1927/28 will triple in price but I understand it's not possible anyone can grab those right now as you can buy four 65's for the price of one 66.
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 Posted 09/17/2021  5:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fenton to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Agree I'd love to do MS-66 but the price point is already a bit prohibitive particularly for a full date set. I do have a few Morgans at 66.
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 Posted 09/21/2021  4:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter4 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful!
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