Grade just in on the MOST GORGEOUS COLORFUL PROOF INDIAN CENT I've ever seen!

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  1. The Penny Lady®

    The Penny Lady® Coin Dealer

    Had this beauty in my collection for awhile and just got it back - it graded PCGS PF66 RB! These are old photos taken when it was raw, so I will have Todd take new photos in Long Beach. I just love the toning on this beauty! What do you think?


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  3. iGradeMS70

    iGradeMS70 AKA BustHalfBrian

    Wow, what a coin! Love the "hot red" colors! Just magnificent! :)

  4. chip

    chip Novice collector

    Yikes, dont tell me it looks better in hand.
  5. Hobo

    Hobo Squirrel Hater

    Wow! Simply WOW!
  6. Collector1966

    Collector1966 Senior Member

    That has got to be the most dazzling Indian Head cent I've ever seen. Wow! :bow:
  7. Numismania

    Numismania You hockey puck!!

    You ALWAYS show the nicest IHC's and Lincolns! That is one sweet coin!
  8. jcakcoin

    jcakcoin New Member

    That is AMAZING!
  9. RaceBannon

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  10. jello

    jello Not Expert★NormL®

    Thanks you for sharing this one 4 SURE!

    :kewl::bow:Wow Charmy!! That 1 fine IHC!!!:thumb:!
  11. lkeigwin

    lkeigwin Well-Known Member

    That is so cool, Charmy. Love it.

    What do you think folks would have said if you posted those images and asked "will this coin grade cleanly"?

    It's comforting to know that wonderful, colorful coins are still acceptable to PCGS. You know they looked at it hard before awarding a grade and their guarantee. Congrats!
  12. BadThad

    BadThad Calibrated for Lincolns


    Most of the older, toned proof copper seems to grade. NICE COIN CHARMY!
  13. mark_h

    mark_h Somewhere over the rainbow

    Another nice coin! Beautiful - thanks for sharing.
  14. PennyGuy

    PennyGuy US and CDN Copper

    An absolute stunner! Congrats

    And PL........ Have a Happy Mothers Day
  15. saltysam-1

    saltysam-1 Junior Member Supporter

    If that coin simply appeared on eBay in raw state, everyone would say the photograph is doctored, it's an AT coin or possibly even fake. We all know you, but the next guy would run into the same thing if it wasn't graded.
    This will be a featured coin in any of the top auction venues. IMHO
  16. rlm's cents

    rlm's cents Numismatist

    WOW! That is all I can think of to say.
  17. The Penny Lady®

    The Penny Lady® Coin Dealer

    Thank you everyone, and thank you PennyGuy for the Mother's Day wishes too!

    Salty, I bought this coin raw based on this photo without seeing it in hand so I don't agree that "everyone" would say it is doctored or AT'd or fake. Since I specialize in copper, I knew this proof was special and I had no problem pulling the trigger on it. When the coin is viewed without light, it is not quite as vibrant as the photo, but when placed under light, it is every bit as beautiful and colorful, if not more so, in hand.

    And even though I don't really collect proofs, I just fell in love with this one so it will remain in my personal collection and will not be going up for auction.
  18. chip

    chip Novice collector

    Yow! I asked you not to tell me it looked better in hand.
  19. mikenoodle

    mikenoodle The Village Idiot

    awesome coin, Charmy

    and a happy mother's day to you

  20. coppermania

    coppermania Numistatist

    Super cool coin! I'm sort of surprised there are still coins like that out there that still need certifying. I mostly blow over raw coins at shows thinking dealers and collectors alike have scoured any hopefuls already. Or when I see a coin raw that would probably grade and it is priced so high it just isn't worth the shot. It just goes to show that a little knowledge goes a long way. Congrats on your find! It's a beauty!
  21. saltysam-1

    saltysam-1 Junior Member Supporter

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