GTG challenge #2

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by micbraun, Aug 2, 2019.

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GTG 1943-S Winged Liberty Dime

  1. AU-58

  2. MS-64

  3. MS-64-FSB

  4. MS-65

  5. MS-65-FSB

  6. MS-66

  7. MS-66-FSB

  8. MS-67

  9. MS-67-FSB

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  1. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    Second, here's a lovely 1943-S PCGS Winged Liberty Dime.

    PCGS_1943-S_10C_Mercury_obv.jpg PCGS_1943-S_10C_Mercury_rev.jpg

    GTG in the poll and post some comments as well, please.
    Let us know how you like the strike/luster/eye-appeal and surface condition.
    Obviously, this is not a problem coin... and again, poll closes after 7 days.

    Enjoy!
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2019
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  3. micbraun

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  4. Paul M.

    Paul M. Well-Known Member

    I voted 66-FSB. IMO, this is not really a FB coin, as there is some flatness in the bands, but PCGS doesn't have the same standards I do. ;) . Strike looks excellent. Luster looks great on the reverse, but harder to get a read on the obverse. As far as eye appeal goes, I like it, but the obverse toning is much darker than I like. For that reason, I would probably pass on buying the coin myself, but I do think it's a nice coin.
     
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  5. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

    Nice 65. No FSB
     
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  6. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random nobody...

    The darkness and the toning make this one difficult. It looks on par with 66s I have sent in. Not FB.
     
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  7. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

  8. Evan8

    Evan8 A Little Off Center

    66FB from me.
     
  9. Morgandude11

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

  10. Razz

    Razz Critical Thinker

    67 no FB
     
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  11. mikenoodle

    mikenoodle The Village Idiot

    67 no FSB. Clean surfaces. No marks at normal magnification. Strong luster. Attractive toning. Choice gem coin.

    Reverse shows at least 2 if not 3 breaks across the bands. No FSB.
     
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  12. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    65 FB

    ~Toning/ eye appeal looks nice (I'm guessing the dark part on the obverse is just a shadow and in hand it's lighter)
    ~Luster appears strong (based on how I'm interpreting the photo)
    ~Strike is solid
    ~Cheek area appears to have some grazes, which would have kept it out of a 66/67 holder
    ~FB is borderline, but I think it just made it
     
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  13. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    I was at 66 no FB, but I do think the luster is a bit lacking. Should’ve maybe gone 65.
     
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  14. Rheingold

    Rheingold Well-Known Member

    I say 66, not sure about fb, but it's very close...
     
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  15. Eduard

    Eduard Supporter**

    I am not qualified to grade modern coins....but will venture a grade of 65 and with very pretty luster. If I collected these, that is what I would chose.
     
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  16. physics-fan3.14

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

    Gorgeous color on that coin, and the luster looks strong. It is not FSB. Based on the whispy marks I see I guessed 65, but I could easily see this in a 66 holder.
     
  17. Lembeck13

    Lembeck13 New Member

    Personally, I find the toning overripe. Solid strike. No FSB. MS 66.
     
  18. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

  19. LA_Geezer

    LA_Geezer Well-Known Member

    I shoulda gone higher, as I'm low at 64FSB. Nice coin!
     
  20. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    I don’t see anything holding this coin back. The surfaces are clean, luster looks strong, and eye appeal is excellent. I see slight bridging on middle bands that should preclude FB designation so my guess is MS67.
     
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  21. LuxUnit

    LuxUnit Well-Known Member

    I'm the First at 67 FB I guess. I dont see a whole lot holding this coin down.
     
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