GTG 1885 O Morgan

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  1. BlackberryPie

    BlackberryPie Non-Dysfunctional

    PCGS OGH
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  3. CoinBlazer

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  4. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    Label says 64, it’s now a 65 or 65+
    She has PL-like surfaces, but it’s not enough to qualify for a PL designation.
     
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  6. ddddd

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  7. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    I didn’t know. I am just guessing... we’re supposed to guess, right...? :)
     
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  8. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I’m fairly certain that was his guess (he’s guessing the label has a lower grade than what it would get if sent in more recently).

    Edit: clarified above
     
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  9. CoinBlazer

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    My bad, I thought you meant for sure it is a 64 like you knew because you've seen the coin in hand or something
     
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  10. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    PCGS pop for 1885-O in MS64: 75,871
    Nope, I don’t think I’ve seen this one ;-)

    This Morgan has excellent luster and no significant marks, so it sure looks better than your average 64. That’s why I said it may have a shot at 65 nowadays. It’s likely that the chatter on Liberty’s cheek prevented a higher grade.
     
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  11. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

    64 then, 65 today
     
  12. Collecting Nut

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  13. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    MS65 is/was my guess before I read any further posts.

    It's got enough " stuff " on it to keep it from going much, if any, higher.

    BTW, that's a technical term : " stuff ".

    lol
     
  14. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    Easily, no question 65 (they didn't give Plus back then, but I think 65+ is actually the perfect grade for this coin). I think it has a good shot at 66. That is a remarkably clean cheek, which is often the problem area.
     
  15. furham

    furham Good Ole Boy

    Just to be different 65PL.
     
  16. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    65 (at least!).
     
  17. ron_c

    ron_c Well-Known Member

    Probably 65 in OGH holder but 66 if resubmitted. Surfaces not quite PL.
     
  18. JPeace$

    JPeace$ Coinaholic

    Might be the lighting in the pic, but all the black spots reduce it's eye appeal to me. I do agree that for an O mint Morgan, it has nice luster. Less "satiny" if that makes sense. Nicely struck as you can see some hair definition over the ear. Not usually the case with O mints.

    No guess. Nice coin.
     
  19. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

  20. SilverDollar2017

    SilverDollar2017 Did someone say Morgan Dollars?

    MS-65, possibly in 64 since it's an OGH.
     
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