LRC-Tom's Recent Activity

  1. LRC-Tom replied to the thread Cleaned vs Improperly Cleaned.

    The cynical side of me says: Improperly Cleaned = when I give a silver coin a dip and proper rinse. Conserved = when one of the TPGs...

    Jul 7, 2020 at 10:46 AM
  2. LRC-Tom liked kanga's post in the thread Is there a "correct" distance from coin to camera?.

    My skill as a photographer is a bit shaky but it would seem to me that the distance to the coin should be a function of: -- how close...

    Jul 6, 2020 at 8:28 PM
  3. LRC-Tom posted a new thread.

    Gem VG?

    It sounds like a non-sequitur, but I think the term pretty much applies to a coin like this. I was fortunate to be the successful...

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    Forum: Coin Chat

    Jul 6, 2020 at 10:28 AM
  4. LRC-Tom replied to the thread GTG 1864 Copper-Nickel Cent.

    Looks 66 to me.

    Jul 5, 2020 at 6:46 PM
  5. LRC-Tom replied to the thread 1890 CC. Opinions on grade? What do you think?.

    I'm at 63 also. The reverse is beautiful and shows no trace of rub. It's hard to have wear on one side of a coin and not the other.

    Jul 5, 2020 at 11:54 AM
  6. LRC-Tom replied to the thread New name for the Redskins?.

    Um... I was hoping this would be a lighthearted topic, not a political one...

    Jul 4, 2020
  7. LRC-Tom posted a new thread.

    New name for the Redskins?

    You know I'm a coin nerd when the name that crossed my mind early on was the Quarters...

    Forum: Coin Chat

    Jul 4, 2020
  8. LRC-Tom replied to the thread GTG 1885 O Morgan.

    Yes, with that slab picture a 66 looks like an undergrade...

    Jul 4, 2020
  9. LRC-Tom replied to the thread Same coin, $17,000 difference in holders.

    Long ago, back in the 80s, I was an EAC member. Back then, their grading system was a little different. They would evaluate the degree...

    Jul 4, 2020
  10. LRC-Tom replied to the thread GTG: 1892 Morgan dollar.

    I also said to myself "MS-64" before I saw everyone else's opinions. Now watch..we'll all be off by two grades!

    Jul 4, 2020