1889 Indian Head Cent Double struck

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  1. Eric the Red

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    AArgh .....
     
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  3. Eric the Red

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    I guess you win some and lose some Thank you for your honest opinion potty dollar.
     
  4. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & Eccentric Moderator

    (After skimming, and not a deep read)

    It’s very interesting. The wear doesn’t bother me. I can buy into the “pocket piece” theory. Very neat piece and definitely worth getting encapsulated by PCGS or NGC.

    It looks OK to me, but take that with the large caveat that I am not an error/variety specialist and there is also the fact that the Chinese counterfeiters have become increasingly skilled in recent decades, and they know full well that people pay big money for US error coins.

    I’m in suspense, waiting like everyone else for @Fred Weinberg to respond to the Bat-signal.

    Crossing my fingers for you. I hope it turns out to be good. It’s very cool looking.

    If you’re in the mood for a slight Darkside diversion, there is a PCGS certified double-struck error coin in my collection, though it isn’t an Indian cent. It got plenty of circulation wear, too.

    But that might be comparing apples and oranges.
     
  5. Eric the Red

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    Thank you for your support and all the help you have been giving me since I arrived at CT. You have made this a wonderful experience and I appreciate your honest opinions even when they don't go my way:) That is an awesome coin by the way. Thank you for sharing. I look forward to reading about it.
     
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  6. Bob Evancho

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  7. Eric the Red

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    Thank you so much for that detailed post Bob.
    Your take on the coin makes me feel a whole lot better.
    I am game for whatever you want to do with the coin. Contact me. Thanks again.
     
  8. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    Harshly cleaned.
     
  9. john65999

    john65999 Well-Known Member

    redbook is not a good price guide for anything, especially volatile areas like pm and errors..best to check old sales on ebay and other auction sites, most errors are one of a kind so a price guide kinda goes out the window...
     
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  10. john65999

    john65999 Well-Known Member

    welcome to the site, i collect errors, mostly, but been dabbling in pre 1800 us coinage of late
     
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