Assume it is an ordinary penny, worth 1 cent. Jeez, everybody thinks they have a variant. Is this official variant month?
I hope this thread is useful for newer collectors in terms of being able to recognize obviously QT, and potentially doctored coins, and the...
No. Mike’sMountainValues is very familiar.
Mike’s Mountain is just like Ed’s Dynamic Marketing, or Mother Nature’s Showroom (Ed’s and Mother Nature are the same person in Orlando Fl). He...
Well, I lost this auction by $5. I have bought his coins before, and have 4 of them. Kinda glad I lost, with a last minute snipe.
I am suspicious of the color, for the reason you brought up. There was no more room for the option “questionable color” for it, although the coin...
You know the drill…..
The coin is worth melt value only. It is a damaged coin. Br realistic.
Just a normal business strike.
Definitely artificial toning. Copper coins rarely tone with this color pattern. This toning job is so sloppy—it looks like it is coated, and...
64. The surface preservation is nice and clean, but luster is somewhat muted. That prevents it from being gem grade.
I think it is a solid 65. Somewhat weak strike keeps the grade down a bit, but excellent surface preservation and luster bring it to gem.
What kind of toning? Bizarre awful vertical line toning? Ugggh. Also love the fingerprint.
That is a beautiful coin. I think it could certainly have graded higher. MS 62 or 62+ would have been my call on your coin.
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