1924 S Cent

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by dimeguy, Jul 27, 2021.

  1. dimeguy

    dimeguy Dime Enthusiast

    Yes, obverse is a little choppy, and the right wheat ears not as strong as left, but I don't think it is too bad given the year and mint mark.

    1924 S cent1 obverse.jpg

    1924 S cent1 reverse.jpg
     
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  3. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Very nice! ...roll hunting? :)
     
  4. dimeguy

    dimeguy Dime Enthusiast

    Nope. Just a recent Ebay purchased for my date/mint mark Lincoln set.
     
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  5. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 65 years Supporter

    Pretty decent strike for that year.
     
  6. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Nice one! Hope you got a good deal!!!
     
  7. Roughwater

    Roughwater Member

    Looks nice to me, looks to have plenty of detail.
     
  8. Roughwater

    Roughwater Member

    Speaking of detail, I was wanting to get something to help me see coins and Gems better, and also use it to do fine soldering etc. I was looking at the Amscopes and ended up getting a used Trinocular models with a camera. It was set up more for Gemstones but works great with coins. The only problem is now every website I go to the Amscope adds follow me, even here.

    But getting back on subject you did a great job of displaying your wheat penny. What type camera did you use to take the picture?
     
  9. dimeguy

    dimeguy Dime Enthusiast

    Thanks, I really appreciate the comment. Honestly, coin photography is annoying to me. I feel I am bad at it. I used to have a nice camera to perform all sorts of shots (including the one I took involving my avatar), but I lost editing program and I became excessively annoyed the space and time the set up took.

    Alas, I went the lazy way and the above cent was from my android phone. Not as clear or crisp as I like, but it gets the point across in a couple clicks.
     
  10. dimeguy

    dimeguy Dime Enthusiast

    I agree. I feel the San Fran strikes are miserable for the 1920s. I resigned myself for a couple XFs, this year being one of them, but I saw this, gave an offer and seller accepted, so I was pleased with the result for the most part.
     
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