GTG: 1840 Seated Half Dollar

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Morgandude11, Apr 17, 2021.

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Grade me, and please comment

  1. AU 53

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
  2. AU 55

    3 vote(s)
    11.5%
  3. AU 58

    4 vote(s)
    15.4%
  4. MS 60

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. MS 61

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. MS 62

    3 vote(s)
    11.5%
  7. MS 63

    2 vote(s)
    7.7%
  8. MS 64

    2 vote(s)
    7.7%
  9. +

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Other (please specify)

    11 vote(s)
    42.3%
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  1. Morgandude11

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  3. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

  4. GH#75

    GH#75 Well-Known Member

    MS63
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2021
  5. Rheingold

    Rheingold Well-Known Member

    UNC Details cleaned
     
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  6. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    AU-58, but I want to write 62.

    One thing that bothers me about seated liberty coins is the head position. It is too far toward her left shoulder and appears awkward and out of balance.
     
  7. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

  8. William F

    William F Well-Known Member

    Recurring problem with me; I seem to see wear where there really isn't any... I'm seeing wear on the eagle's head so I'm going to go with AU58, for me it's really difficult to tell what is wear and what is just lighting flux when I don't have the coin in hand...:sorry::sorry:
     
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  9. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder Supporter

    I'm going with 55, you can see some light wear on the high points and loss of field luster, I think.
     
  10. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

    UNC details cleaned.
     
  11. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I went with other: UNC Details Cleaned...I like it overall but believe it was over dipped
     
  12. Publius2

    Publius2 Well-Known Member

    It looks like it has a clash in the shield. If so, how did that happen with no other clashes visible anywhere? I am very skeptical of the coin's "look". It looks quite "shiny". It could just be the photographs.

    On technical sharpness, I'd call this an AU-58 and maybe a slider. But as said, I am ambivalent on this coin. So, I'm not going to opine unless additional photos are posted.
     
  13. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted Supporter

    Looks like high AU, but unfortunately it was either cleaned or polished. It has this shiny look most (all?) improperly cleaned coins have.
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2021
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  14. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

  15. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    I can't see it as anything but UNC Details Cleaned/Polished. It's too shiny.
     
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  16. C-B-D

    C-B-D Well-Known Member

    AU details polished
     
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  17. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    You guys gotta stop posting these eye popping seated ladies. UNC-Details, cleaned.
     
  18. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I'm thinking 62. Not sure if the cleaning was bad enough for a Details grade.
     
  19. Anthony Mazza

    Anthony Mazza Active Member

    MS63 however I think it's been cleaned.
     
  20. halfcent1793

    halfcent1793 Well-Known Member

    Yes, the pose is anatomically impossible. The human neck actually attaches to the spine in the middle of the back, not the shoulder. I've always been amazed that nobody seems to notice that.
     
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  21. halfcent1793

    halfcent1793 Well-Known Member

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