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A 1961 Roosevelt Dime Going Strong at Auction. Why?  
 

 
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 Posted 07/04/2018  8:40 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Sheldon Overton Baby to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
https://www.ebay.com/itm/U-S-N-A-F-...AOSwSwNbOskB

Has anybody ever heard of this company? Never heard about them nor can I find any information about them.
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 Posted 07/04/2018  9:50 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Could be legit but I never heard of them . Either way a 1960 proof Dime should not be going for this much money unless it graded at PF-67 Deep Cameo or better .
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 Posted 07/04/2018  9:53 pm  Show Profile   Check Ploopy's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Ploopy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like an old grading company from the 80's, not many slabs out there. I'd assume it's a very collectible piece due to its numismatic history, and it looks pretty cool, as well as the coin inside.
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 Posted 07/04/2018  10:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add EconBrony to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The toning on the dime is pretty desirable as well. My wife would pay premium for this particular coin.
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 Posted 07/04/2018  10:53 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The thought of a 1961 Mercury dime had me intrigued. I agree that the value is likely in the slab. In this case, buy the slab, not the coin...
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 Posted 07/05/2018  01:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thisistheshow to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm confused. Why are you calling it a Mercury dime?
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 Posted 07/05/2018  01:53 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
As has been mentioned, this is a Roosevelt dime, not a Mercury dime.
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 Posted 07/05/2018  04:18 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add dave700x to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There's two bidders that want it for their sample slab collection.
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 Posted 07/05/2018  05:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sheldon Overton Baby,
Please change title to Roosevelt. For sure buy the slab not the coin.Seller has ( 0 ) sales though, sooooo
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 Posted 07/05/2018  09:26 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add just carl to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wish it was a Mercury dime. That would be a real odd ball being a 1961. 25 Bidders already. Some people will buy anything I guess. I never heard of this place before but must exist, maybe.
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 Posted 07/05/2018  11:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's a rare company's slab, and an unlisted sample slab as well. You have to remember in these cases it is not the coin that is the collectible and the object of desire, it's the slab.
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 Posted 07/05/2018  2:04 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add oriole to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
To each their own, of course, but I collect too much already. I don't want to start a slab collection.
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 Posted 07/05/2018  10:01 pm  Show Profile   Check Errors and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errors and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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It's a rare company's slab, and an unlisted sample slab as well. You have to remember in these cases it is not the coin that is the collectible and the object of desire, it's the slab.


Very cool and interesting! I didn't know about that at all.
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 Posted 07/06/2018  8:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Kurrency Ken to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
You know that's gonna get jacked up in the last few seconds.

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 Posted 07/10/2018  7:02 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Sheldon Overton Baby to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It got nuked?
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