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 Posted 10/30/2019  06:19 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add JJuliano to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

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 Posted 10/30/2019  08:55 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'll say VF-35.
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 Posted 10/30/2019  09:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Heymikep to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
VF35
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 Posted 10/30/2019  10:58 am  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
VF35
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 10/30/2019  11:55 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add GMS5 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice coin indeed, XF-40 I'll say.
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 Posted 10/30/2019  12:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Captain Jack to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Happy it's not a bloody counterfeit
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 Posted 10/30/2019  12:55 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
EF-40. Eye Appeal 8/10. Lovely example.
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 Posted 10/30/2019  8:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add acloco to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful.

In hand, what do you think caused the dark coloring?

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 Posted 10/31/2019  4:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JJuliano to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I didn't own it..... but now I do. It wasn't cheap but I think fairly priced given the eye appeal. BTW it was raw.
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
"When angry count to ten. If very angry, count to one hundred." - Thomas Jefferson
"Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it." - Marcus Aurelius
"Coins are like potato chips, you can't have just one." - Anonymous
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 Posted 10/31/2019  5:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jayyk31 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice looking Seated half! My guess was vf35/ef40. Sweet eye appeal!
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 Posted 11/01/2019  08:51 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I didn't own it..... but now I do
Excellent!


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It wasn't cheap but I think fairly priced given the eye appeal.



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BTW it was raw.
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 Posted 11/01/2019  6:18 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add acloco to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Exceptional example.

Building a type set by chance?
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 Posted 11/02/2019  06:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JJuliano to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Building a type set by chance?


I have one completed but this could be considered an upgrade. I'm not really in the process of doing that yet but I will in the future.
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
"When angry count to ten. If very angry, count to one hundred." - Thomas Jefferson
"Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it." - Marcus Aurelius
"Coins are like potato chips, you can't have just one." - Anonymous
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 Posted 11/02/2019  09:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DoctorBurnzy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
very nice piece
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 Posted 11/03/2019  09:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ballyhoo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Excellent specimen. Love the color. A solid ef border-line au, my opinion.
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