GTG: 1943 Merc OGH

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  1. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    2 sets of images - different lighting

    Knock yourselves out!

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  3. kanga

    kanga 65 Year Collector Supporter

    Looks cleaned to me (probably dipped).
    If I'm right then grade doesn't mean much.
     
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  4. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    Something makes me think there is a hint of wear and thus AU 58
    (might be misinterpreting weak strike though)
     
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  5. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

  7. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

  8. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    Straight grade
     
  9. thomas mozzillo

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  10. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I somehow missed the part in the title that said "OGH" but for others, that should be a clue that it is a straight grade since PCGS didn't have details holders in that era (details coins were sent back in a flip-known as the dreaded "body bag").
     
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  11. Dave Waterstraat

    Dave Waterstraat dave700x -1883 O nut

  12. longshot

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  13. Keyman64

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  14. physics-fan3.14

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

    65 by todays standards.

    Strike and luster hold it back. By OGH standards, I actually wouldn't be surprised to see this in a 64 holder.

    If its in an OGH, then I don't think it would have FB (I don't think they designated it then, did they?) Either way, it doesn't earn FB (middle set are quite mushy).
     
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  15. robec

    robec Junior Member

    AU58
     
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  16. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    Reveal coming in a few minutes, get your last minute guesses in now!
     
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  17. Beefer518

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  18. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Nice older label. I was low by one. Darn!
     
  19. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Low by one. Not surprised. I thought by today’s standards it could be 66. I thought it just missed fb
     
  20. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Was to slow with my answer but would have said 62 sorry I missed it by 2 duh!
     
  21. physics-fan3.14

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

    Got the grade right.

    Well, I guess they did designate FB back then.

    But they didn't do a good job of it - those pictures do not show FB.
     
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