#1 - Weak strike, not great luster, a few small ticks, and fair eye view. 64 or 64+
#2 - Another weak strike, but real nice luster, several...
AU details questionable color
I get PCGS, but I fail to see NGC's problem.
To me they are both the same grade. However, neither TPG likes wood graining. I think the second is the higher grade. 8 - 10
ALL graders handle the coins with their bare hands. The risk of dropping the coin greatly outweighs the chance of marking a coin.
It is copper. It would be worth 2¢.
If there is a slight difference in color between the edge and either surface, then it is not plated.
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