1829/7 half... would you pull the trigger?

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Broncoholic, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. Broncoholic

    Broncoholic Well-Known Member

    hey all, I have a chance at this little lady for $140... would you? Why / why not? Just on the fence and looking for opinions. E85E6674-A109-4436-A059-411678D5F883.jpeg 95C507A8-65BF-48F3-99DC-F554018BC07B.jpeg
     
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  3. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    @Treashunt ......he da man that knows all with these. :)

    Looks 'honest to me. :)
     
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  4. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

    That's fair
     
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  5. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    Price seems fair, given the old cleaning.
     
  6. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    For the money I pull the trigger.BTW where have you been? Good to see you posting...
     
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  7. Broncoholic

    Broncoholic Well-Known Member

    Thanks @Paddy54 I took some time off collecting, but I couldn’t stay gone long! Hope all is well brother!
     
  8. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    I'm doing fine for an old man...no longer at Dietz.....I am now working for a gourmet food company. At present I'm in RI. On business this week then home on Friday for a week back up in New England the following week.
    So I've been to busy to misbehave ....I did miss the Annapolis show today must of been missed as by 11am was getting text messages as to where was I.
     
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  9. okbustchaser

    okbustchaser Just plain busted

    If you decide not to pull the trigger PM me the seller's info.;)
     
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  10. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Fair price for a nice coin. Old clean but recovered and a better variety my vote go for it
     
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  11. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    looks nice & original.
    O-101a
    Nice R-1

    looks like a low end VF
     
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  12. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Thanks, Ken
     
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  13. LRC-Tom

    LRC-Tom Been around the block...

    Bronoholic..I know you... the Dietz reference gave you away. We've chatted a few times at Annapolis. I had a couple of bad shows there, so I've stayed away. I'll try again soon, I'm sure.
     
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  14. Bob Evancho

    Bob Evancho Active Member

    I would say buy immediately and don't hesitate. Nice coin. I no longer hesitate buying coins I need or want and sometimes don't need but the obsessive gene takes over. You can't lose on that one. Most coins before 1920 got some type of old cleaning and books even mentioned how to clean coins back then. Keep collecting and learning. No one is ever too old.
     
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  15. Dale Lassiter

    Dale Lassiter Active Member

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  16. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Active Member

    I really Like your coin. I have the 1833. It doesn't quite have the nice look of yours, but I still like it. I'm not a real big collector because my wife and I are retired state employees. I do like to look, so please keep posting. Any advice on a good inexpensive camera so I can post some of mine that concerns me. Thanks, guys.
     
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  17. Broncoholic

    Broncoholic Well-Known Member

    Okay, decided to take all of your recommendations and pulled the trigger. Ended up with a better than expected price of $120. So here she is out of the 2x2:
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