A dealer friend of mine: I asked him how many of the dealers here are honest on the bourse floor at a Baltimore show many years ago. He looked...
It looks like it's already had corrosion removed before. I doubt that if you treat it kindly, you could damage it further.
Cleaned and poorly recolored. Commercial VF20. Net Fine due to the bad recoloring.
The prettiest variety of the type, in my opinion. Nice example for the grade.
Johnmilton and Publius2 have said it all.
Per Grellman's book, this would be an N-2. Rarity 2, which is defined as "not so common." Usually taken to mean somewhere in the range of 600-2000...
I agree that it's almost certainly counterfeit. Lumps and other weirdnesses all over.
This is a purely metaphysical question. A coin's "grade" is only the stated opinion of a particular person at a particular point in time. Others'...
The already call AU coins 63, wo what would be the change?
Do NOT use olive oil!
If you have a sewing machine, sewing machine oil is very light. Hardware stores should have what you need.
Usually, that happens when they've...
The blue color is probably NOT from a chemical cleaning. It’s just a thin layer of toning/tarnish. The color comes from what is called thin film...
Light mineral oil, and use a very soft brush. Specialists use a particular kind of soft brush, but probably any brush with SOFT bristles that...
Sharpness is XF. The blue color usually indicates a coin that is dry. If you brush it with a little oil, it should turn brown.
Am I seeing an obverse chatter strike?
That coin was yours at one point? I think I got it in the late '90s. Maybe I got it from you?
Nice coin and nice photo.
This is the nicest 1794 I've ever owned. A near perfect XF. I'm sure the TPGs would call it AU.
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