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1896-S Barber Quarter - Thoughts On Grade

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 Posted 08/01/2020  08:18 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add keith12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 08/01/2020  08:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nickelsearcher to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Original surfaces G6/VG8, no higher than that. Nice example.
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 Posted 08/01/2020  10:26 am  Show Profile   Check Paul Bulgerin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Paul Bulgerin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I can see LI and TY on the headband. That puts it about VG-8 in my book, which seems to be the consensus so far.
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 Posted 08/01/2020  12:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add matthewvincent to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm at VG-8.
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 Posted Yesterday  4:18 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jake the Dog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This was graded a G-06 and has a CAC green bean. I paid a bit of a premium but not VG prices. Definitely think this is a solid VG-08. Not sure if I will ever be able to complete my Barber quarter set, still need the top two heavyweights.

Thanks for all your thoughts/grades. The community certainly feels it is VG.
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 Posted Yesterday  4:35 pm  Show Profile   Check Paul Bulgerin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Paul Bulgerin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I can see why it received a "green bean". I checked Photograde and there for a VG-8 you can see the LI and TY. For VG-6 you just see the tips of the TY.
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 Posted Yesterday  6:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Definitely textbook VG-08, at least you have the green bean on there. Not sure how they only saw this as a 06 with that headband and dentil separation .
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 Posted Yesterday  8:25 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fortcollins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Add me in at VG-08. Tough date in any grade. Nice original survivor. It's been a while since I saw a circulated 1896-S without rim dings and deep contact marks. The last one I handled for a buyer was a VF-30, and it had issues. I really like the eye appeal of your coin.
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I think this is a solid VG-8 with very pleasing eye appeal and original surfaces. At least you have a Green Bean on the G-6 slab, but regardless of what NGC said it's a great example!
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I like it as a VG-8. Nice coin and tough to find problem-free.
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