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1893 Isabella Quarter Dollar for Grading  
 

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 Posted 04/16/2018  2:53 pm Show Profile   Check Jsalsa123's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Jsalsa123 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hey all. How would you grade this Quarter Dollar. It does exhibit strong cartwheel luster on both sides. Starting to get some mild hazing on the reverse.




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 Posted 04/16/2018  3:08 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nfine to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
MS-66 or so. Lovely coin.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  4:03 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Some apparent hairlining in front of face and on cheek could hold this back, so I'll say 65. Very impressive and congrats.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  4:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
MS-65
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 Posted 04/16/2018  4:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Beefer518 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
65 Sweet coin!

**EDIT** - Is that a scratch going across her thigh on the reverse?
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 Posted 04/16/2018  4:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow! Looks fantastic.

MS-65 sounds good to me. Maybe MS-66.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  7:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Technical Grade 65. Eye Appeal 8/10.

Wonderful photos, too.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  7:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Could we have a candid, well-lit shot of the left obverse field and cheek, please. I don't, as yet, share everyone else's ardor.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  8:27 pm  Show Profile   Check Jsalsa123's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Jsalsa123 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Coinfrog. Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but I ll give it a shot.

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 Posted 04/16/2018  10:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Beefer518 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
What a difference a different monitor makes.

I can now see what I thought was a possible scratch isn't, and I see why coinfrog requested the additional photo.

It's in some type of holder, too. Strike looks strong, but I'll drop to 64.
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 Posted 04/16/2018  11:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Zurie to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
At least 65, I’ll say MS-66.
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 Posted 04/17/2018  12:21 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add freddo30 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Unusually strong strike, partially effaced clash marks ; I'd say began life as a prooflike but has been impaired by cleaning.
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 Posted 04/17/2018  05:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nickelsearcher to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I cannot make out the surfaces in the dark photos ... assuming original surfaces MS65 or so. Definitely authentic.
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 Posted 04/17/2018  08:17 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The minor hits still give this a 65. Think how scruffy many Morgan's are at 65. If you applied the same determinants on this quarter it's very easy to justify 65.

65 isn't perfect. Neither is 66 or 67.

That's why there is a scale.
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 Posted 04/17/2018  08:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree with Coinfrog, and for the same reasons.
65.
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 Posted 04/17/2018  4:08 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add two_tonevf35 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful Izzy MS65
PCGS submissions 2005-2015. Mailings(20) Orders(41) / 235 coin attempts. 12 Fails(5%) / Member vouchers(17%) Economy(63%) Regular(14%) Free(3%) Express(3%) / Barber 50c (49%) Classic Commemorative (40%) Hawaii(4%) Other(7%)/ Fails: Cleaned(2) Alt surfaces(1) Scratch(1) Damage(1) "86"(3) 2 Columbian & 1 BTW; Min Grade(2) DNC(2)-Same coin NGC XF40 Barber 50c. Express fees paid by seller (cross guarantee). Kept the coin & later submitted raw: PCGS XF40 LOL! Fails: Econ(8) Regular(2) Express(2); ICG: 30/30 NGC: 0 ANACS: 0
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