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  1. Marshall replied to the thread Defaced Large Cent, Draped Bust or Liberty Cap?.

    After looking at reversed from 1800-1808 in the half cent series of Draped Bust Half Cents, I believe the punch they used was too small...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 10:32 PM
  2. Marshall replied to the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    Maybe. Maybe not. But you have dealt with them far more than I have, so I will yield to your expertise and experience. If I had a...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 10:14 PM
  3. Marshall replied to the thread Defaced Large Cent, Draped Bust or Liberty Cap?.

    I'm not familiar with all the half cent reverses, but his has a reverse of 97 ribbon loop punch introduced on Draped Bust Large Cents in...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 9:45 PM
  4. Marshall liked Publius2's post in the thread Defaced Large Cent, Draped Bust or Liberty Cap?.

    I'm going for draped bust.

    Apr 18, 2021 at 9:41 PM
  5. Marshall liked YoloBagels's post in the thread 2006 D Cent looks fake.

    Looks like one of those mini coins they sell at shows. [ATTACH]

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  6. Marshall replied to the thread 2006 D Cent looks fake.

    It looks like a mini souvenir coin. Have you seen it in person or next to something of known size?

    Apr 18, 2021 at 9:29 PM
  7. Marshall replied to the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    It has to start with a good strike with a fairly new unworn die to leave the mint with Full Steps.Everything after it leaves the mint...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 9:20 PM
  8. Marshall replied to the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    TPGs just have to give out enough to keep people submitting without overwhelming the market and taking the financial incentive away to...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 9:02 PM
  9. Marshall replied to the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    And yet he is complaining that none of the nine coins submitted passed the test...this time. He may eventually get the designation he...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 8:58 PM
  10. Marshall replied to the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    But the "Standards" used by each TPG fluctuate from submission to submission. Which pretty much means they have no standard, just a lottery.

    Apr 18, 2021 at 7:11 PM
  11. Marshall liked Collecting Nut's post in the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    I agree that the grading is not consistent but I am personally very hard on the FS designation and to me, none of these coins are FS....

    Apr 18, 2021 at 7:09 PM
  12. Marshall replied to the thread How many Full Steps do you see?.

    I suspect you'd get different findings each time you submitted them. TPGs make money on resubmissions and crossovers.

    Apr 18, 2021 at 2:47 PM
  13. Marshall replied to the thread Lovely Large Cent.

    It's a S-293 which is considered the over-date. I can't see the 2 on even the nicest coins. But the close star to the right and the CC...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 2:30 PM
  14. Marshall replied to the thread Lovely Large Cent.

    Speaking of men who give you Copper Fever. John Wright certainly played a part. First with his column in COINAGE (I think; he responded...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 1:52 PM
  15. Marshall liked John Wright's post in the thread Lovely Large Cent.

    'Details' grade is just a cop-out to avoid giving a value-estimate. 'Net' grade (as used by EAC collectors) is a value-opinion meaning...

    Apr 18, 2021 at 1:49 PM