GTG 1930 Standing Liberty Quarter

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  1. BlackberryPie

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  3. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    I have no idea with this series but guess MS64 FH.
     
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  5. longshot

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  6. Anthony Mazza

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  7. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Luster bomb. 64 just misses fh
     
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  8. kSigSteve

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  9. chascat

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  10. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Well-Known Member

    I love the Standing Liberty Quarters, but, sadly, I can't afford those with an MS grade. I only have a couple and they would barely grade a VG. I did stick my nick out with my wife when I bought the 1916 S Standing Liberty Gold Coin.
     
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  11. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    64 nice coin
     
  12. Collecting Nut

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  13. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    I see flattening of the hair, so no to FH. I also see abrasion or a scuff both on the drape that covers the lowest part of the shield and on the kneecap and shin.

    This is AU58+...unless allowances are made for market grading or “as struck”. A comparison with a FH 1930 coin at NGC shows much more clean detail...imho...Spark
     
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  14. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    I have to agree with @Spark1951 that there is enough wear to warrant an AU58+ grade, missing the uncirculated mark.
     
  15. RonSanderson

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    I have to disagree. The criteria for Full Head are
    1. Three sprigs are visible - True.
    2. Clear separation between the hairline and forehead - True.
    3. Earhole is visible - True.
    I go with FH by a comfortable margin.

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    I also don't pick up on the wear on the knee / shin. I think I see a tiny bit of flattening due to an incomplete strike, with a bit of reflected luster off that area. This incompleteness is very common in coins I see, and I think this is much better than most.

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    MS65 FH.
     
  16. enamel7

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  18. Beefer518

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  19. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . . Supporter

    Agreed. MS-64.

    Let's not forget the reverse. Just misses FH, just misses 65 . . . .

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    Missed the FH however . . . . . .​
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2020
  20. Morgandude11

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

  21. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    MS65 FH

    The full head seems to be clear and undeniable to me for all the reasons that @RonSanderson illustrated.
     
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