1921 Peace Dollar

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by AnitaMore, Jan 25, 2022.

  1. AnitaMore

    AnitaMore Member

    My latest find! It's beautiful! Any guesses on a grade? 20220125_015418.jpg
     

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    AdamL and love old coins like this.
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  3. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Welcome to the forum actually it's a Morgan Silver Dollar, common date as well, nice to have for sure! ;)
     
  4. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    Gotta go AU58.
     
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  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    I would have to grade it AU-50. ;)
     
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  6. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I'm in the 45 camp.
    Peace dollar looks like this 2021 Peace Dollar 1.jpg
     
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  7. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    40 to 45. Nice coin.
     
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  8. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . .

    Or better yet, they look like this . . . .

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  9. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    XF, cleaned.

    And a GTG is only on slabbed coins.

    Unless we are guessing what you think the grade is.
     
  10. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    A Morgan dollar. You are beautiful.:)
     
  11. Sting 60

    Sting 60 Well-Known Member

    Do you have a picture of the reverse?
     
  12. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Your Morgan looks to be in the F to XF range, IMO, but I'm not a grader by any means.
     
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  13. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

    45/50 range.
     
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  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    A nice looking Morgan Dollar. Last date for them. It looks to be in XF condition but so many of them were made it doesn’t bring higher prices. A definite keeper. Did you receive that as a tip?
     
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  15. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    Well, fellow members, I went to PCGS Photograde for Morgan Dollars. Based on the flattened hair above the ear, they show the closest match at AU55, but their example has too much hair flattening. Their AU58 shows very faint flattening. So I extrapolate the OP’s coin @AnitaMore is between, either AU56 or 57.

    Having been burned in the grading arena many times, I appreciate other members’ skill and experience. For me, without the coin in hand, Photograde is one of the best comparison tools we have to work with, keeping in mind it is just a guide. Please note, while you are raking me over the coals, that TPG Market Grading is not part of this conversation.

    I am always open to constructive criticism…Spark
     
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  16. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    Yeah, it looks wiped some. See the dirt they couldn't get off clinging to the outline of the profile. Still a nice technical EF.
     
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  17. AnitaMore

    AnitaMore Member

    No, my friends have surprised me a few times. They know I'd hammer their fingers if they let something like this through them!
     
  18. AnitaMore

    AnitaMore Member

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  19. AnitaMore

    AnitaMore Member

    Thank you gentlemen, I was way off!
     
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  20. AdamL

    AdamL Well-Known Member

    I can see how this date could cause some confusion as 1921 is the only year when both Morgan and Peace dollars were minted :)
     
  21. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

    In this grade range, the amount and quality of the remaining luster is a big factor. Photos can be hard to decipher, and people read them differently, thus some of the spread in opinions. MHO, anyway.
     
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