GTG 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

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Guess the Assigned Grade?

  1. AU58

  2. MS64

  3. MS64 5FS

  4. MS65

  5. MS65 5FS

  6. MS66

  7. MS66 5FS

  8. MS67

  9. MS67 5FS

  10. Other (Please explain in comments)

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  1. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    Please guess the grade of the 1950-D Jefferson Nickel shown below by voting in the attached poll. Please make your grade determination and cast your vote before scrolling down to read the responses to the thread.

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    As always, comments welcome!
     
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  3. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    Beautiful coin, although I don't think it's FS- there is a minor dent on the bottom step.
    I guessed MS66.
     
  4. Johndoe2000$

    Johndoe2000$ Well-Known Member

    I chose 67 thinking the facial issues are planchet flaws, and just misses FS.
    Nice coin.
     
  5. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

  6. ddoomm1

    ddoomm1 keep on running

    MS-66 FS
     
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  7. physics-fan3.14

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

    Based on the absolutely ridiculous grading I've seen from the TPG's concerning high point pitting and Jeffersons, I really don't see any reason why this coin doesn't grade MS-69 FS.

    Compared to your recent GTGs, I honestly think this is in consideration for MS-68 at least.

    You've shown us 67's that I thought should be 64. Based on that scale, let's all throw darts at a whale and see where they land?
     
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  8. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    That was funny, but you didn’t give us your grade. Btw, speaking of whales, I’m currently reading Moby Dick.

    Also, I refer to the 50-D as my “white whale” because I have had at least 6 different coins represent that slot in my registry collection. I just can’t find one that meets all of my standards.
     
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  9. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    Ms66FS5. Nice!!! I want it !!!
     
  10. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    looks very nice and clean so I guessed 67, no FS.
     
  11. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

  12. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    I voted for 66FS, which appears to have the plurality of votes so far...ahhh, safety in numbers.

    Steve
     
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  13. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    MS 66 5FS Would have said FS but don't know if it's just a shadow blocking the bottom step.
     
  14. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    66 5fs
    The fields look clean, I don’t see any major hits, and there appear to be 5 steps (at least based on the prior examples you’ve posted).
     
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  15. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    A beautiful coin.
     
  16. Johndoe2000$

    Johndoe2000$ Well-Known Member

    Aren't all 6 steps required for FS designation ?
     
  17. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    NGC denotes 5 or 6 (5fs or 6fs).
     
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    Joe Campbell Active Member

  19. Johndoe2000$

    Johndoe2000$ Well-Known Member

    I didn't realize that option was up there. I thought it was just FS not 5 FS.
    My bad. I think i could see it getting 5 FS, not quite all 6 steps.
    MS67- 5-FS. then.
     
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  20. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    PCGS uses FS which only needs five full steps. NGC designates both 5FS and 6FS.

    There is a reason I used 5FS in the poll.
     
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    TypeCoin971793 Just a random nobody...

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