1922 Peace Dollar Question

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Amberlarry22, Nov 27, 2023.

  1. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    Whats the worse this could possible grade? I'm sure this isn't accurate. Seen this on facebook marketplace in my local area. Only have a Obverse photo. Selling for $45. Is it worth the purchase? Screenshot_20231127-075501_Facebook.jpg
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    Fake slab.. Label looks way off. Bad Font.
    Not certified by any of the 3 well known TPG's
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2023
  4. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    I'm with Ed on this one. Can't tell anything about the coin from that photo, but I have never seen that slab.
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  5. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Paddyman98. Randy! Appreciate you knowledge.
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  6. Amberlarry22

    Amberlarry22 Well-Known Member

    That was my thought also. I own very minimal graded coins.
  7. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD [Insert Clever Title] Supporter

    I wouldn't touch it. It's not slabbed by a reputable company (although it is meant to look like an NGC slab). With that in mind, it could be anything from MS to harshly cleaned, to fake.

    A 1922 Peace Dollar is about as common as it gets. You can pick up a nice non-risk example for that same price point.
  8. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

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  9. geekpryde

    geekpryde Husband and Father Moderator

    Fake slab / knock off NGC basement slabber for sure. Cant tell about the coin based on the photos. Possibly real, but low grade.
  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    PASS is all that come to mind when looking at this. It’s a bad photo but still you can see it’s not a MS-68 coin.
  11. David Betts

    David Betts Elle Mae Clampett cruising with Dad

    nope no touchy here
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  12. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Slab is fake,Facebook marketplace is full of this crap. Probably one of the worst of them all for counterfeit goods,especially coins and errors!!:wacky::wacky:don't buy coins on FM unless it's actually from a dealer profile but even then I would be cautious.
  13. paddyman98

    paddyman98 I'm a professional expert in specializing! Supporter

    LOL.. Not always.
    I sell a lot of neat stuff on FB Marketplace. I do very well on there.

    I just sold this item for $60.00

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  14. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    I was specifically referring to coins initially and yes I've seen some pretty nice deals for the right person.
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  15. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Heck, I've gotten some screaming coin deals on eBay -- but I certainly wouldn't recommend it as a reliable source of good coins at good prices.
  16. robec

    robec Junior Member

    Probably the worse would be a Details-Unc Cleaned or damaged. That would lower the value to melt price.
  17. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Pretty sure worse would be a silver-plated copper (or even iron) fake, which seems to be what they're selling under these labels.
  18. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    Here's a piece of advice you can take to the bank. When you see an offering for a coin with bad photograph that does not give you a decent image of the coin, run away. Don't even consider buying it. It is almost certainly a scam.
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