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1834 Capped Bust Half Dime - NGC And I Disagree. Your Thoughts?

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 Posted 11/26/2021  3:34 pm Show Profile   Check pristine2's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add pristine2 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I woke up a few weeks ago and realized that I was really, really old. I'm talking duck & cover, Buddy Holly 45s and Joseph-McCarthy-on-the-Senate-floor-in-black-and-white old.

So I'm trying to determine whether it is my senescence that's responsible for my hugely variant grading of this pretty half dime, or whether -- just perhaps -- NGC left its back door open, allowing some pot-smoking, glue-huffing, too-much-LSD-back-in-1967 homeless guy to walk in, grade the coin, steal all the donuts from the break room, pee in the stairwell, and walk out.

Your opinion?



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 Posted 11/26/2021  4:00 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'd say looks MS-64, no signs of wear, toning is a bit...ugly...but otherwise problem free.
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 Posted 11/26/2021  5:19 pm  Show Profile   Check jacrispies's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jacrispies to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
AU-58. The cheek looks a bit glossy for an unc, like there is some rub or cleaning.

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 Posted 11/26/2021  5:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Given the OP's colorful language, I'm guessing this was AU-58 as well.
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 Posted 11/26/2021  5:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kanga to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There seems to be a lot of rim nicks.
They might be an indication of circulation or poor handling.
Describe it as if there were no picture.
Picture it as if there were no description.
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 Posted 11/26/2021  6:18 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fortcollins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice strike, even for 1834, which is generally well struck. The centrils are exceptionally sharp. The obverse rims and first and second rear curls reflect light circulation. The eagle's head, right shoulder, and inner right wing feathers also reflect light circulation. The light circulation cameo and cheek abrasions also suggest light circulation. The surface toning is a bit distracting. Fish scales get some leeway because of their small size and thin planchets. Overall, I'm at obverse AU-58, reverse AU-55, net AU-55.
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 Posted 11/26/2021  7:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Anger management hotline available, just advise.
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 Posted 11/27/2021  11:10 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add psuman08 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I was also going to guess 58. What were you expecting?
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 Posted 11/28/2021  09:58 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add MisterT to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I could live with that grade. Very nice coin!
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 Posted 11/28/2021  10:03 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JasonKflo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I dont know I was on the fence between 58 and 68. looks like luster rub on the cheek but maybe just the light .
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 Posted 11/28/2021  12:35 pm  Show Profile   Check pristine2's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add pristine2 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I thought it was an easy 63. But, yeah, I can most certainly live with it. That's why I bought it. I think it is under-graded.
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 Posted 11/28/2021  12:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add panzaldi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
missed the cuttoff before the grade was posted. I Had this one at MS62. overall the coin I would grade MS63 and I knocked it for eye appeal down a point.
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 Posted 11/28/2021  12:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add dave700x to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I don't recall ever being upset for purchasing by my own opinion an under graded coin at the TPG label value...
I was torn between 58 and 63. The obverse image suggests slight circulation rub on the cheek.
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 Posted 11/28/2021  1:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
For what it's worth, I think it looks better than a 61 as well.
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 Posted 11/28/2021  1:26 pm  Show Profile   Check Pacificoin's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Pacificoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would think this would easily Green Bean (CAC) if submitted .
Pretty sure you could ask 62 money and get it .
Great coin for a type set !
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