1921 Peace $1 Grade

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  1. ilmcoins

    ilmcoins Well-Known Member

    How do you think she will do?

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  3. Dynoking

    Dynoking Well-Known Member

    VF Details, cleaned.
     
  4. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    The sharpness grade is high end AU, but it's been "cooked" by being dipped repeatedly or for too long. These coins can have frosty luster, but this one goes beyond that. I think this would be a "details" grade if you submitted it to a TPG.
     
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  5. kanga

    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

    The dull surfaces indicate to me a cleaning, likely by dipping.
     
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  6. Dynoking

    Dynoking Well-Known Member

    John,
    High AU with the loose of details in the hair, the wing, and the rock? Please enlighten...
    Not looking for an argument, rather an education.
     
  7. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    I'm going with EF Details and cleaned. :(
     
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  8. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    AU details,it still has some decent luster but the dip really killed this one overall.
     
  9. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    I can't be sure from these photos whether that's wear on the obverse and reverse high points, or just weak strike. I've seen a lot of 1921 Peace dollars in MS that weren't fully struck at those points. It looks like there could still be a good bit of luster in the fields, but the photos don't really bring it out.
     
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  10. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD [Insert Clever Title]

    AU details. Typical weak strike for a 1921...but still some wear present. Surfaces are muted and dull. Looks over dipped.
     
  11. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder Supporter

    I don't think I can conclude but so much from these photos. Luster could be anywhere from 55 to MS, if MS marks and probably dipping would keep it in the 60 or 61range IMO. photos with lighting from multiple angles on the obv would help.
     
  12. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    Almost all of the design weakness in the middle of Ms. Liberty’s hair and the Eagle’s wing in the reverse is due to strike. I do see a break in the mint frost on both sides, but that could also be from the weak strike, which is below average for the type. Either way, the coin is too dull to say that it has the original surfaces intact.
     
  13. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    XF or low AU but it was, unfortunately, over dipped. I’m not seeing the luster than I should be seeing.
     
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  14. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Gobrecht/Longacre Enthusiast

    AU, surfaces look messed with
     
  15. Hommer

    Hommer Curator of Semi Precious Coinage Supporter

    EF Details. This is a High Relief coin I'm not seeing AU.
     
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  16. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

    AU something, possibly details
     
  17. Mike Thorne

    Mike Thorne Well-Known Member

    XF cleaned.
     
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  18. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    Unc details-cleaned.
    MS61 if you are lucky.
     
  19. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    agree with XF-AU DETAILS
     
  20. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    I'm still thinking that the photos may just be doing an injustice to the coin's luster and color. It looks like diffuse lighting. I'd like to see photos of it under a point source (a small light some distance away), or direct sunlight.
     
  21. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

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