A very scarce 1829 O-109a Capped Bust Half. The strike is weak, as is expected of this variety . . .
A tough Choice BU 1914...
Your dime is a proof. It is likely that all of the proofs possess a full torch, and carry no premium.
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Agreed, that color looks perfectly fine to me too.
The copper plating of zinc cents is a process with which I am unfamiliar. For example, when, where and how are they plated? Does anyone out there...
First off, when cutting a coin from plastic as you have, do not cut so close to the coin, as you will minimize the chances of damaging it with...
Of course . . . Might it have been some disbelieving newbie who first consulted with CT members and decided we didn't know anything, or wanted to buy...
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