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You Vs. PCGS: 1942 Tombac 5c

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 Posted 10/09/2020  11:35 pm  Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Was it submitted with the specimen coins? Maybe the graders were influenced by such strong strikes, if they saw this coin after the specimens?

Lastly, to err is human. You can always resubmit it, and ask for a regrade... or, wait until coin shows are a reality again and get the opinion of someone like Sandy Campbell.
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 Posted 10/10/2020  01:35 am  Show Profile   Check thedollarman's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add thedollarman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes SPP, the coin was sent in along with the specimens..it's actually not a bad strike at all..it's quite full and off of fresh satiny dies. I think the mix of head on lighting and intense bright yellow, along with reflection from the coin's lacquer could have caused the treuviews to make the coin look a bit less detailed than it really is. Here are some in hand shots of the coin..it is in my possession til TVC picks it up tomorrow.





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 Posted 10/11/2020  4:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TVC to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you to everyone for your inputs! Really pleased to see that this has generated so much discussion.

SPP-Ottawa: Thank you for your in-depth replies, I learned some good lessons from you.
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 Posted 10/11/2020  5:02 pm  Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
TVC - definitely show that one to Sandy Campbell when life returns to normal, and coin shows are a reality again... it might be worth a "regrade submission".

That's exactly what I did with my 1950 1c..

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 Posted 10/13/2020  09:34 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dollar 1935 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It look really phenomenal, regardless of the opinion of PCGS.

''The weird colouring on this coin is due to a layer of mint lacquer. In fact, this coin looks very similar to a specimen issue, most notably the Belzberg/Mossman example in SP-66 that sold last year through Heritage. ''

Thats the first thing I tought when I saw the coin, the pattern look really similar. I found it really beautifull when the coin is tilted and the color is a bright orange, must be beautifull on a more satiny surface like your coin !
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 Posted 10/14/2020  12:43 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TVC to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
SPP-Ottawa: Great idea, I would love to get it resubmitted for a "fairer" grade next time around. I'm sure Sandy would know best. I hope your 1950 1c turned out as expected the second time.

Dollar 1935: Thank you! The colours are incredible. A bright orange colour gives way to a striking golden colour beneath it. It almost seems to glow softly with how pristine the surfaces are.
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 Posted 10/14/2020  3:18 pm  Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
TVC - it did. This one was in an old (green label) PCGS MS-65Red holder. It just looked too nice, so I sought the opinion of Sandy and he said "send it back in the slab for a regrade". So I did, and at the same time, I opted for a Gold Shield upgrade. Pleased with the outcome, as it was well deserved.

https://www.PCGS.com/cert/39328391

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 Posted 10/15/2020  11:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TVC to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
SPP-Ottawa: That is a beautiful coin; certainly one of the best KGVI cents I have ever seen. Especially so due to the bright red colour and complete absence of carbon spots. I'm glad it ended up being fairly graded in the end.
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