GTG 1889 Morgan Dollar

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Gam3rBlake, May 8, 2022.

  1. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    What do you guys think? :)

    I haven’t done one of these in a long time!

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  3. Dynoking

    Dynoking Well-Known Member

    Beautiful, thanks for sharing. MS63
     
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  4. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Hey brother can you spare a half dime?

    Im at 64 but it being in a 65 wouldn't surprise me.vam 1 b
     
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  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

  6. Marsden

    Marsden Well-Known Member

    Her skin is beautifully patinated and so are the fields. Detail is strong though not ultimate quality. 63, or 64 on a good day. (Say the grader had a good evening and a full night's sleep.)

    Again, I wonder why it seems that the reverse on 90% of modern coins is in better shape than the obverse.
     
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  7. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

  8. EvanCrook1

    EvanCrook1 Member

    Solid 64 for me
     
  9. Morgandude11

    Morgandude11 As long as it's Silver, I'm listening

    63. A nice looking 63, but enough marks to lock in a sub gem grade. If the grader was feeling generous, then possibly 64.
     
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  10. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

  11. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

  12. BuffaloHunter

    BuffaloHunter Short of a full herd Supporter

  13. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

  14. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder Supporter

    I'll guess 65, the obv surfaces look great and the luster seems thick. Hit on the bird's breast but I think it's really nice.
     
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  15. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    Here is the answer for everyone who guessed! :)

    I know some people will disagree with the grade but with that CAC sticker in addition to the PCGS grade it’s very unlikely that TWO professional grading services both messed up grading the same coin.

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  16. AdamL

    AdamL Well-Known Member

    I'll say 65
    Edit: We posted almost simultaneously. I guess I was close :D
     
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  17. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    You guessed closer than anyone else :)
     
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  18. BuffaloHunter

    BuffaloHunter Short of a full herd Supporter

    Not if we’re using “The Price is Right” rules! ;)
     
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  19. Morgandude11

    Morgandude11 As long as it's Silver, I'm listening

    I said 63,with a possibility of being a 64. I agree with the grade given.
     
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  20. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    I understand why people would say 63. Especially if they look closely at the scuffs on the neck. It seems like a bit much.

    But at the same time this image is super zoomed in and they aren’t nearly as noticeable in the hand.

    It’s really hard to grade a coin from images because even an MS68 has lots of dings if you zoom in far enough. If you can’t see them just keep zooming in and you will. Lol.
     
  21. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    Maybe more high points on the obverse?

    Just a guess. When I first started collecting there was a local coin shop owned by an old man and he said with Morgan Dollars the cheek is where I should look for wear & marks first.
     
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