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1853 Half Cent For Your Viewing Pleasure

 
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 Posted 08/26/2019  10:02 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add wwhitman to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Just got this over the week-end.
I am not an novice when it comes to these. I do not know if it is worth sending off to be graded. Also I do not know the variety. Any help is grade or variety would be greatly appreciated.

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 Posted 08/26/2019  10:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add panzaldi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
NICE! if this coin saw circulation it would have been for a couple minutes. I think its in the MS64BN arena
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 Posted 08/26/2019  11:46 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add KaiserSoze to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
On a good day someone might give it a 65 so you're looking at a value of ~600- 1000+ for a brown coin between 64-65. Can't see it go lower than 64 really. Purchase price of your raw coin + certification costs + shipping should be lower than the prices I stated. If yes get it slabbed.
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 Posted 08/26/2019  12:06 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
AU64
My best finds: 1999-WAM:http://goccf.com/t/332161 1988-RDV-6:http://goccf.com/t/335954#2873459 1986-Off-center: http://goccf.com/t/335952
1999 WAM #2:http://goccf.com/t/338710&whichpage=1
1981 Double Struck In Collar: http://goccf.com/t/350199&whichpage=1
ANA id: 3194067
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 Posted 08/26/2019  12:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add IndianGoldEagle to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice. MS-64BN
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 Posted 08/26/2019  1:03 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fioti to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
GC, AU64?
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 Posted 08/26/2019  1:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'll say AU-55.
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 Posted 08/26/2019  2:10 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@fioti, it looks loke there is slight rub in the high points, so AU58, but if that's just the lighting MS64
My best finds: 1999-WAM:http://goccf.com/t/332161 1988-RDV-6:http://goccf.com/t/335954#2873459 1986-Off-center: http://goccf.com/t/335952
1999 WAM #2:http://goccf.com/t/338710&whichpage=1
1981 Double Struck In Collar: http://goccf.com/t/350199&whichpage=1
ANA id: 3194067
My Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq...ukyxurAHKuRg
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 Posted 08/26/2019  3:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinCollector2012 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
MS-63 BN
Sets in progress... Mercury dimes, Washington quarters, 7070 Type Set, WLH Short Set
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 Posted 08/26/2019  5:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The tippy tops of the obverse design elements APPEAR to have rub, but it's only the slightest bit of moderate strike, especially considering the BEASTLY strong strike on the reverse.

Note that the field centers at left and right of bust are undisturbed, indicating mint state.

MS-64. Eye Appeal 9/10.

If you haven't submitted it yet, do so with your next batch of submissions. Please NGC or PCGS, not ANACS for this one. ANACS copper gets no respect.
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 Posted 08/26/2019  8:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CoinHunter27 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful coin. I love these large cents, especially the coronet cents.

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"Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent" -Carl Sandburg

Some of my best finds:
1867 Indian cent RPD Snow-1 http://goccf.com/t/357323
1963 25 Type B reverse http://goccf.com/t/352858
1964 LMC Tapered Planchet http://goccf.com/t/344895
1942 LWC DDO FS-104 http://goccf.com/t/344022




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 Posted 08/26/2019  9:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kanga to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like it's in a 2x2 which makes grading tougher.
Describe it as if there were no picture.
Picture it as if there were no description.
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 Posted 08/26/2019  9:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry guys, just don't see this as MS. Side bet with moxking for $5 if it comes back MS straight.
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 Posted 08/26/2019  9:24 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jerryc39 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
going with MS63Brown
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 Posted 09/11/2019  5:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add wwhitman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The anticipation is on. Sent into NGC today.
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 Posted 09/11/2019  6:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bump111 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Beauty! Definitely mid-MS reverse. Obverse is tough to grade by the photos. If I had to guess it spent time in some sort of album and got a little bit of rub on the one side?
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