CoinCorgi's Barber Quarter

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  1. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    I possess one Barber Quarter. I bought it in a slab (as you can see in the pictures), but it has since been set free to live a life in an air-tite. Another (see Barber Dime) real coin that is a perfect example of what I collect. Plus it's from New Orleans - like me!

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    And yes, I drink whisky.

    Oh, btw, guess the grade that was on the slab. Winner gets nothing.
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2020
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  3. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

    Gorgeous VF35 . . . drinkin' that stuff'l turn your two-tone coat all red.
  4. Penna_Boy

    Penna_Boy Just a nobody from the past

    Looks very nice to me. I like it.
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  5. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I'll guess 35 as well. Nice coin.
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  6. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    My first inclination is 30.
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  7. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Nice VF
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  8. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    I'm at 30 or 35 as well. A very nice match for the dime.
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  9. expat

    expat Well-Known Member

    Nice coin. I think the old circulated coins have much more character than the bright, shiny versions. It is easier to picture how many hands have handled them. I have only 1 Barber from New Orleans, a half and i couldn't guess at how many people have held her
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  10. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    A beauty.
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  11. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    The big reveal...
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    TONYBRONX Well-Known Member

    Need to have another drink to get a good look at that QUARTER!
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  13. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    Nice looking quarter!
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  14. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated

    That quarter may have bought a shot of good whiskey in 1902 :woot:
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  15. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Or two, depends on who was making the moonshine.:smuggrin:
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  16. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    @ToughCOINS ...gonna put you on the spot...what made you say VF35? Just trying to make me feel better about my coin - lol? ;)
  17. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

    The coin retains the requisite detail in several areas that usually draw my eye . . . the denticles on both sides, the three "corners" of the shield, the eagle's neck feathers. I would have liked to see traces of luster in protected areas, possibly subdued by the photos, but the coin looks so nice that I ignored that.

    Very nice coin!
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  18. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    I was at 30 myself before the reveal
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  19. Maxfli

    Maxfli Well-Known Member

    I would've guessed 35 as well.
  20. What is your favorite whiskey? Mine is Blanton's, but it is a little hard to find in my neck of the woods. So I also drink Buffalo Trace, which is made by the same distillery but is easier to find. Steve.
  21. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    I downloaded Photoscape X and am playing around with it...
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