1915D Barber quarter

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by BrianS, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. BrianS

    BrianS Active Member

    Picked this up today for the 7070. Seller had it marked as XF, but after looking at Photo Grade I'm leaning towards VF. Either way I like it and it fits the Dansco's "motif".

    So I was wandering what grade it might be. From some eyes that have seen more of these than I.

    And as usual, she looks a little better in hand than the pics.
    Thanks

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  3. Galen59

    Galen59 Gott helfe mir

    I'm leaning VF-30
     
  4. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

  5. gronnh20

    gronnh20 Well-Known Member

    40. The obverse looks 45, but, the reverse holds it back. Nice coin to fill an album.
     
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  6. Galen59

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  7. Kirkuleez

    Kirkuleez 80 proof Supporter

    Agreed, the lowest grade side is the one that determines the grade. Luckily it's the reverse in this case, the obverse is usually the side that suffers.
     
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  8. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    If you sent it in I think it would be a 35 but a 40 wouldn't surprise me
     
  9. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    I am in the VF 35 camp. I think the reverse is better.
    Too many scratches on the obverse for me.
    But then again I graduated in the top 40% of the Ed Wood School of Grading.
     
  10. cc fanetic

    cc fanetic Active Member

    I love the crust on both sides of the coin, especially the gold surrounding IGWT.

    Great pick up & congrats!

    PS - don't get hung up on a grading number that changes from time to time. Enjoy the coin & it's history.
     
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