1813 large cent

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by jerryc39, Nov 21, 2020 at 2:12 PM.

  1. jerryc39

    jerryc39 Well-Known Member

    73D72DFD-1784-46F0-9FDF-EFCF95CD5724.jpeg 534C491E-B07F-402E-8A7F-08969E130BCE.jpeg View attachment 1206607 View attachment 1206608 This one seemed like the color and planchet were decent which seems hard to find with classic heads. Little verdicare should help with the light verdigris. $40 seemed like an ok buy price. G-4 detail or AG-3?
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  3. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Probably AG-3. I would have bought that coin.
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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Well-Known Member

    AG-3 also . Nice find !!
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  5. BRandM

    BRandM Counterstamp Collector

    The only distracting marks are the scratches, but still a nice coin. I would have bought it too.

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  6. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Nice coin! Get rid of that verdigris. I wonder what that bought in its lifetime...
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  7. Publius2

    Publius2 Well-Known Member

    Pretty decent planchet and color as these dates go, particularly in low grades. A nice pick-up for $40.
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  8. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    AG, but nice for the grade. Good surfaces. Right on the cusp of G4 but not quite there, I’d say.
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  9. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Nice 1813 this is mine bought it recently for $15 20201121_193336.jpg 20201121_193324.jpg
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  10. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Good surfaces. Too bad about the scratches but I think a little verdicare will resurrect this one before the damage gets worse
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  11. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    All things being equal (if all coins were graded by the same criteria) it's AG-03. All coins are not graded by the same criteria, as key dates and very old coins get a little leeway. At over 200 years old, full date and VERY nice Liberty, it might squeak G-04.
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  12. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    I call coins like this “AG3.5” ;)
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  13. BRandM

    BRandM Counterstamp Collector

    Back then skilled workers made about a dollar or so a day (usually 10 or more hours a day) and unskilled less. That's when a cent had some buying power, unlike today.

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  14. Rheingold

    Rheingold Well-Known Member

    May I show you the piece of mine?
    What do you think about it?

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  15. jerryc39

    jerryc39 Well-Known Member

    I like yours better than mine. Looks like a no problems VG coin.
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  16. BRandM

    BRandM Counterstamp Collector

    A nice problem free early large cent...a very strong Liberty too. I like it very much.

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