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I Finally Own A Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar!

 
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 Posted 04/20/2018  4:24 pm Show Profile   Check Paul Bulgerin's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Paul Bulgerin to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Scratch another one off the old "bucket list".

I have long wanted a Carson City Morgan silver dollar, but have not found one that was nice and I could afford.

This week on eBay I came across an auction for an 1883-CC that had a dark scan of the coin. Here is the seller's scan.






I put in a bid and was surprised to win the auction for $135. I've been waiting nervously for the coin to come to see if I made a good buy or a bad one.

It showed up today and I am thrilled! Here are a number of photos using different lighting to try and capture the colorful toning and cartwheel luster.

It has a few marks on the cheek, but the fields are pretty clean. It looks much nicer than the typical baggy Carson City coin. The reverse is virtually mark free.






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 Posted 04/20/2018  4:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ZenFE99 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congrats, nice score! What a beauty compared to the sellers pictures too!
I 'lightly' collect Morgans, and a 'CC' is definitely on my want list as well.
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 Posted 04/20/2018  4:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add GMS5 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ohhhhh, very very nice. Congratulations.
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 Posted 04/20/2018  4:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinCollector2012 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I love the toning! Congrats on such a nice example!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  5:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add numismatic student to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 04/20/2018  5:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add dave700x to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a win! Congrats on your first!!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  5:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add GR58 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Seeing the original pictures, I would not have bid on that coin.

Seeing your pictures ... nice pickup

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Congrats on joining the Morgan CC club
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 Posted 04/20/2018  5:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thecoinguy1964 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congratulations, I sure wish this forum had a "like" button, super nice coin!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  6:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Great one!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  7:12 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add westernsky to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice pick up and at a good price.

Most likely it was originally in the GSA sale in the $15 dollar "reject" category. Once the original owner received the coin it was cracked out of it's GSA "tomb". A lot of those toned coins were very nice....just like yours!

I hope you enjoy it for a long time!

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 Posted 04/20/2018  9:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add acloco to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
WOOOOOT! WOOOOOTTTTT!


HECK YEAH!!


That is a SCORE!!

Congrats!!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  9:24 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Technical Grade 64. Eye Appeal 7/10.

You stole that one. Congratulations.
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 Posted 04/20/2018  9:26 pm  Show Profile   Check Collects82's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Collects82 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
As a youth, my parents gave me a well worn '82 CC for a Christmas present. It took me another 20 years before I worked a trade this past year while I was waiting on my Irma Evacuation to end to secure my first through my own efforts. It's an 82 with a heavy die clash that I simply couldn't evacuate my evacuation without! It was a thrill to walk out of the shop with it. It's amazing the vibe the CCs still carry a century later.

Congrats on the Milestone! Beautiful coin!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  9:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Debrajc to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Paul and what a beauty!

So happy the coin exceeded the crappy sellers photos!

Congrats to you as well Collects82!
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 Posted 04/20/2018  10:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add MikeF to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congrats, bro! Nice coin.
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