I love that feature at PCGS.
Good timing, as one of my recent wins just came in.
Aureo description: "1802/1789. Carlos IV. Madrid. FA. 8 escudos. 27,02 g. Sin punto después...
I've done a bit of business with Aureo over the years. My biggest problem with them is the fact that a number of coins i've received in the past...
It doesn't look polished to me. Keep us updated if you get it slabbed.
I think if you like it and happy with the amount you paid - you did well.
Fingers crossed :)
What do you think the toning looks like?
@jgenn is spot-on with his assessment. It appears to be an authentic example with some environmental damage that cased pitting. Personally, I...
These are different coins, as you have stated. Do you have an actual photo of your coin you sent in and not a photo of what, based on all the...
And a few tough varieties to boot: 1815/4 and 1816/5
Not mine, but always liked this design:
1804 Mexico 8 Reales in PCGS MS63. Booming luster with a lot of PL characteristics.
Rob, knowing absolutely nothing about this series, I find coin #1 more attractive. Also, keep in mind that the copper example probably doesn't...
@moneditis Those are some fantastic Reyes Catolicos pieces!
Totally forgot about this thread. Here are some additions since the last time I...
Always liked that coin. Picked it up in an old ANACS holder and it was dark brown. When I gave it an acetone soak and a q-tip treatment, I was...
Going through numerous year-end conversations with my team at work, seeing how we delivered on our shared objectives, stuck to training and...
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