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My 1829 Half Cent For Your Grading Pleasure

 
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 Posted 10/17/2019  4:13 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add panzaldi to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I purchased this one back in 2012. whats everyone think



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 Posted 10/17/2019  4:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
AU-55. Eye Appeal 9/10. Superb example, especially considering the lack of cleaning and only a few spots that have NOT corroded.
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 Posted 10/17/2019  4:45 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add johnjkedel to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I like it but I'm thinking a bit lower ..... XF45
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 Posted 10/17/2019  5:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Don't often disagree with mox, but I'm at EF-45 as well, choice for grade. Very nice.
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 Posted 10/17/2019  5:12 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
AU55
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
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 Posted 10/17/2019  5:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It might be a little light strike on obverse. But look at that reverse. There is virtually no evidence of anything but the slightest circulation.

Always drives me nuts when Frog beats me with a mox-stick.
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 Posted 10/17/2019  5:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I will take a shot straight 'down the middle', from those who have gone before me.
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 Posted 10/17/2019  6:17 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The reverse is what helped me grade this one. Paying close attention to the leaves and the tips of the hair show a majority strike weakness on the obverse with little wear, while the reverse is decently struck up and shows evidence of light rub, but nowhere near the EF range.
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 Type Set: http://goccf.com/t/359443&whichpage=1
If you want to buy something or sell something or just talk, shoot me a PM!
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 Posted 10/17/2019  6:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
With respect, mox (), the reverse may be a tad better (except K4-5), but many of the leaf veins show wear in the middle to my eye. This coin just doesn't "look" AU to me.
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 Posted 10/17/2019  6:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add smoke1439 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 10/17/2019  6:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
So Adam, how do you grade it?
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 Posted 10/17/2019  7:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jerryc39 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would be in AU 53 range
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 Posted 10/17/2019  8:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add dave700x to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm at AU50. Superb example!
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 Posted 10/17/2019  8:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add numismatic student to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
45-50 with a weak obverse strike
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 Posted 10/17/2019  9:09 pm  Show Profile   Check paralyse's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add paralyse to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm in at AU50 as well, lovely color and surfaces.
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 Posted 10/18/2019  12:35 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Serious fun grading with you folks. Especially when you explain your thoughts and opinions.

I learn, too, which is even better.
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