GTG 1968-S Jefferson Nickel NGC

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Lehigh96, Jun 1, 2020.


Guess the Assigned Grade!

  1. MS60-MS63

  2. MS64

  3. MS65

  4. MS66

  5. MS67

  6. Other (Please Explain in Comments)

  7. Not Full Steps

  8. 5 Full Steps

  9. + Designation

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  1. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    Please guess the grade of the 1968-S Jefferson Nickel shown below. I have attached a poll for you to cast your vote and you may select up to 3 different things: the numerical grade, Full Steps, & + grade.


    As always, comments welcome!
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  3. ddoomm1

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  4. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    I voted 65 not full steps.
  5. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    Definitely not FS. Went with 65, not because of the planchet roughness on the cheek but marks on the jacket, collar and Monticello.
  6. Morgandude11

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

    Solid 66. Not full steps—break in the middle.
  7. bradgator2

    bradgator2 Supporter! Supporter

    65, not full steps. I debated 64 for the mark directly infront of his ear.
  8. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD [Insert Clever Title]

    I'm at MS66+. I don't think it's quite clean enough for 67 but it looks like have great luster and eye appeal so I think it got the + designation. No FS.
  9. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    PCGS might go a grade lower, but I'm at NGC MS66, no Full Steps. Nice coin!! Obverse especially. Later die state, but a nice strike.
  10. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

    66+ Not full steps . . . beautiful creamy luster for this date!
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  11. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD [Insert Clever Title]

    This was my exact thinking.
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  12. Is it the lighting that makes it seem there is doubling in the E of WE
    And the E of E pluri...what about FIVE CENTS....what is that black line
    through and under E in STATES...what's in the mint mark..MS63
  13. toned_morgan

    toned_morgan Toning Lover

  14. Morgandude11

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

    It is close to 67.
  15. toned_morgan

    toned_morgan Toning Lover

    I'm saying it is full MS67 because there is little wear and absolutely no marks in the fields.
  16. Morgandude11

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

    I have no problem with high in grade 66, or mid 67. It is a very attractive coin.
  17. Evan8

    Evan8 A Little Off Center

    I said 66+ not full steps
  18. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I was between 65 and 66 but gave it the bump to 66 since I'm often one point lower on these nickels....and not full steps
  19. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    Anymore guesses? Reveal tonight!
  20. Joe Campbell

    Joe Campbell Well-Known Member

    That coins looks circulated to me. But clearly I don’t know what I’m talking about. I CRH nickels all the time and need to pick my 10 best and send them to ANACS while grading is cheap just to educate myself.
  21. Morgandude11

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

    There is nothing that appears circulated to me, as an experienced Jefferson collector. What do you see that would lead you to believe that it is circulated? What I see is very clean surfaces, and a high grade gem coin. My debate was 66 vs 67. Please explain what you see as circulation wear on that coin.
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