GTG (My New) 1904 Liberty Nickel

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Dima, Aug 12, 2020.

  1. Dima

    Dima Member Supporter

    Howdy folks!

    Been a bit busy at work past few weeks; and I haven't had an opportunity to pick up anything new... until today :) Behold this 116 year old beauty!

    1904 5c.jpg
    There's a pretty mean nick on the reverse (between the ends of the wreath) and a few minor dings on Liberty's cheek, but I'm looooovin' the way this coin looks. What do you think?

    Edit- PCGS slabbed, TrueView photo
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2020
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Grade? 63? That looks like a TPG photograph with a blank background. Definitely pro photography.

    Marks notwithstanding, that's a beautiful coin. It would definitely meet my personal standards.
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  4. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    That Truview makes it look tremendous. MS65
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  5. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    Very nice nickel....63, 64 on a good day
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  6. bradgator2

    bradgator2 Supporter! Supporter

    Lovely. 64
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  7. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

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  8. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I'll go with 64 but could see it in a 65 holder. Nice coin.
    Edit. I'll go with 65.
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  9. Penna_Boy

    Penna_Boy Just a nobody from the past

    No guess just - Wow! that is one stunning coin. Thanks for showing us.
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  10. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    MS65 Beautiful coin!!
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  11. Morgandude11

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

    64 net graded, because of the nick, but looks much more like a 65.
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  12. jgrinz

    jgrinz Senior Member

    hehe Well I guess I am the lone wolf
    AU58/MS62 - Especially with the hits and the rim ding and flattish hair.
    Nice attractive coin though
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    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

  14. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Certainly higher than 62. Lower than 67... An absolutely gorgeous lady... So when’s the reveal?
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  15. Evan8

    Evan8 A Little Off Center

    When in doubt, go 64.
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  16. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    MS 64
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  17. Santinidollar

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  18. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    You're doing it wrong. :p
    When in doubt, wait until the reveal and write the same grade as on the holder plus something like "this was my grade before the reveal" :D
    (known as the Ed Wood method)
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  19. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    I think 64 and a strong one. Nick keeps it from gem. But it’s close
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  20. Evan8

    Evan8 A Little Off Center

    And say that you couldnt guess before the reveal because, you were on your private jet coming back from Aruba lol.
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  21. Mike Davis

    Mike Davis Supporter! Supporter

    MS65 and what a beautiful specimen it is ytk have survived 116 years.
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