GTG: 1845-O Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Gilbert, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. Gilbert

    Gilbert Part time collector Supporter

    The latest upgrade to my Seated Liberty Half Dollar collection. PCGS slab. Yes, the photo isn't the best.

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  3. Randy Abercrombie

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  4. Rheingold

    Rheingold What's up, Doc?

    Xf45....nice coin.
    Old faint cleaning.
     
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  5. longshot

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  8. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    XF 45 ....nice coin!
     
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  9. coinsareus10

    coinsareus10 Active Member

    40 good looking coin.
     
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  10. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    XF40 nice looking and a great photo.
     
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  11. SilverDollar2017

    SilverDollar2017 Did someone say Morgan Dollars?

  12. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

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  13. Gilbert

    Gilbert Part time collector Supporter

    Not one guess hit the nail on the head. Maybe PCGS is slipping? Before the slab, here is a shot of the specimen it replaced:

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  14. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I was going to guess VF 35 originally but after a more careful look thought the details were stronger. I think the coin looks XF and PCGS may have been slightly conservative on this particular example.
     
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  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    0 for 3,000 now. I'll get one one of these days
     
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  16. Gilbert

    Gilbert Part time collector Supporter

    LOL
     
  17. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    35 may be under graded a little, but a straight grade is better than a details grade.
    I had it XF details (cleaned).
    Nice coin, and a HUGE upgrade.
     
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  18. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    Well at least you have a good number of opinions from some very seasoned collectors.
     
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  19. Gilbert

    Gilbert Part time collector Supporter

    Indeed.
     
  20. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    Gilbert, you are a wise buyer because you bought the coin and not the holder. I also buy the nicest coins for the least amount as I can...the nicest example I can find in a lower grade is always more rewarding than an equal or even less attractive example in a higher grade for usually much more money. I try to compare the coin I like with many examples before making my choice. When I decide to sell my collection, I might actually have a chance to break even. I also enjoy an occasional upgrade if it's worth the money...sometimes an upgrade can be very rewarding.
     
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  21. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I'd say XF40. Nice coin. Nice pickup in a 35 holder.
     
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