1909s VDB

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by 1stSgt22, Mar 5, 2021.

  1. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    IMG_0475[1].JPG IMG_0476[1].JPG Please tell me what you think the grade is and the value! Thanks!!
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  3. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    I’m gonna go with 35
  4. YoloBagels

    YoloBagels Well-Known Member

    It has enough luster for an AU grade IMO, but the obv wear leads me to say XF45.

    Recent auction records would give it ~$900 if you could get it to grade that in plastic.
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  5. David Betts

    David Betts Elle Mae Clampett cruising with Dad

    I'll jump in at AU-50 and add a + darn nice coin and your lucky to have it!!! Envious $900 is in the wheel house (all u can get) not every day they come by
    I'm more on left wheat straw on reverse than beard and hair quite normal?
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  6. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    The wear on the hair and beard is significant enough to place it EF-40 to EF-35, IMO. Value ~ $1000+
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  7. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Wow Top!! Sweet score. I am in at $900.00..... However in order to get that kind of cabbage you will need have that beauty entombed in a TPG slab. Folks in the know don’t want to pay that kind of money for high profile pieces that are not verified.
  8. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Randy!! Nice anniversary gift from my wonderful wife last year. It was our 45th anniversary!! Can't wait for the 50th!! :woot::woot:
  9. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    That is a fine woman!!
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  10. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Better than I deserve!!!
  11. David Betts

    David Betts Elle Mae Clampett cruising with Dad

    Been married here 37 years long time same ride! She's never even bought me a wheat penny? Say's floor's are sagging about every closet has a safe and guns! Don't you have enough coins ! No still have 20-25 I need! Congrats Sarg Says nothing about the cameras! Though
  12. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    I’m in at EF40. That’s one slugger of a coin!
  13. White Ger. Shep. Lover

    White Ger. Shep. Lover Well-Known Member

    I think Eddie has it nailed at EF40. It's a coin that's been around the block, but has not ventured much further. Beautiful au naturel cent.
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  14. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    I agree with the EF-40 crew . :happy:
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  15. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    I'd like to say something unique, but I have to camp out in the EF-40 tent. High details show wear, on a beautiful coin.

    That's one special lady you've got there. Don't trade her in. Happy anniversary.

    As is, raw, I'd say $800. Get it attributed and slabbed and I think you can see $1,000-$1,100.
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  16. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    That is a strong coin. Looks a lot better than many non-MS slabbed ones I’ve looked at.
  17. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    Hey @1stSgt22 , I gave you my grade but I forgot the Value .
    A present of this magnitude is valued at : The Love and thought put into this great marital feat is amazing and in my opinion PRICELESS in my Book .
    Forty -five years is truly amazing . Congrats !!
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  18. Jeffjay

    Jeffjay Well-Known Member

    I have been looking for one at a good price for awhile and have viewed many in recent months. I would call it XF40 imo
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  19. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for all of the replies. The dealer I bought it from gave it a grade of AU!! Just wanted to see how far off he was!!!
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  20. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    But did he charge you AU money?
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  21. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Yes he did but with a small discount. Still probably paid a little too much but it's mine and I'm happy with it. Never thought I would ever have one. Guess that's all that really matters!
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