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1859-S half - Any chance of making PO01?  
 

 
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 Posted 07/17/2017  3:28 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Omegaraptor to your friends list Get a Link to this Message







So here's that 1859-S half I said I would post in another thread.

Does it have any chance at making PO01 at PCGS or NGC?

Sorry about the sideways images. CCF just seems to do that for some reason.
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 Posted 07/17/2017  3:35 pm  Show Profile   Check IndianGoldEagle's eCrater Listings Bookmark this reply Add IndianGoldEagle to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Seems to be too much reverse lettering visible. FR-2
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 Posted 07/17/2017  3:50 pm  Show Profile   Check BigSilver's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add BigSilver to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That state look like it was done more by intentional polishing, and less by circulating.
(obviously, it was not a MS coin before the polishing, but I think that it would be a details coin if submitted)
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 Posted 07/17/2017  4:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add RoyCoinBoy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Make it your pocket coin for a year or two and it might straight-grade a PO-01. (As in it will wear away any polishing lines)
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 Posted 07/17/2017  4:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
FR-02.
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 Posted 07/17/2017  5:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
play with it for a year or two and it will get down to poor. Not quite there yet.
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 Posted 07/17/2017  5:35 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CollegeBarbers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks to be at Fair-2 right now, but as others have suggested, it would make a nice pocket piece to get it down to PO-01.
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 Posted 07/17/2017  8:38 pm  Show Profile   Check Andrew99's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Andrew99 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
FR-02 Details. Its been milled down.
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 Posted 07/21/2017  11:12 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kidrootbeer to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think it's more like pocket piece" wear
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 Posted 07/21/2017  5:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add numismatic student to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
also on the side of mechanically worn down
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