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1855 Braided Hair Large Cent...You Vs. NGC  
 

 
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 Posted 07/07/2018  9:27 pm Show Profile   Check Adam_E's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Adam_E to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
One of my pickups from last weekend's auction, pretty happy with it!





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 Posted 07/07/2018  9:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Optimist-numismatist to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
MS-63 br?
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64bn
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 Posted 07/07/2018  10:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice C-1. I think rev holds to ms63

Edit: forget Cohen number. Had Half Cents on the brain when I read the post.
Still gathering small piles of copper and silver.
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MS64 Brown.
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 Posted 07/08/2018  4:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
64BN, beautiful.
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 Posted 07/08/2018  6:08 pm  Show Profile   Check paralyse's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add paralyse to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It depends on what you want to hear.

If you want to hear only good news, this is a great example of the Upright 5's, with attractive fields free of major distracting marks and some chocolate brown luster.

If you don't mind a bit of contrariness with your news, in my opinion, it's been recolored/retoned or otherwise had a bit of "work" done to the obverse. The area above and in front of the bust is splotchy and the stars/bust outline have a distinct halo effect, two features which are not observed on the reverse which has even, smooth color and no halo. It's possible that this could have occurred naturally, so take my opinion with a grain or two of salt.

Notwithstanding, NGC would most likely say MS 63 BN, and I would have no reservations if they put it into a 64 holder.
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 Posted 07/09/2018  3:03 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add panzaldi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm going with MS64BN. it does have decent eye appeal
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 Posted 07/11/2018  8:01 pm  Show Profile   Check Adam_E's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Adam_E to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This one got MS 63 BN With a green CAC sticker

Thank you all for your opinions and thank you for your thoughts paralyse! I can definitely see what you mean.
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 Posted 07/11/2018  9:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add numismatic student to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
looks better than 63 to me
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