1892 Barber Half. What do you think

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  1. Kozmo70

    Kozmo70 Active Member

    What do you all think?
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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Proof definitely possibly cameo.
     
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  4. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Methinks proof also.
     
  5. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    If it ain't cameo, it's cameo-like. CL. Ain't you never heard it? :)
     
  6. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted Supporter

    I think that’s a very nice CAM PRF Barber half!
     
  7. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    I'll start her off at PR66CAM. But something funny's going on across her jaw. I won't pin it down as rub, necessarily, but it's covering her pretty noticeably, there. Could be a small stain of some kind from a spill of something or other, can't rightly say.
     
  8. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    It looks like a slightly cloudy Cameo Proof. You never know if the TPGs will call them "Cameo" or not. The application of the term seems inconsistent to me.

    It's a nice coin, but I prefer pieces that are original like this one. You coin has been dipped, but many collectors prefer that. This one is not graded Cameo Proof.

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  9. Publius2

    Publius2 Well-Known Member

    H'mm. I'll say it graded as a PR-63 CAM. It does have that odd discoloration on the jaw that I don't think is really a circulation rub but which which does knock the grade down. There are a couple of non-trivial marks on Liberty and hairlines in the fields and devices. I think the coin is still market-acceptable but that's why I gave it a 63.
     
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  10. longarm

    longarm Just another Jewish Carpenter

    I think it's out of my price range, dang it.
     
  11. longarm

    longarm Just another Jewish Carpenter

    Maybe it's a potty-jaw.
     
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