GTG 1885 O Morgan

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  1. BlackberryPie

    BlackberryPie I like pie

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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.
  5. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Professional Teenager

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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

    CoinBlazer Professional Teenager

    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

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

  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 ".

  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 Supporter

    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. TypeCoin971793

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  20. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

  21. SilverDollar2017

    SilverDollar2017 Morgan dollars

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