GTG PCGS Oregon Trail

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  1. Charles Ruge

    Charles Ruge Active Member

    I got this a couple of weeks ago:

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  3. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Hamlet Squire of Tomfoolery . . . . . Supporter

  4. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

  5. Dima

    Dima Member Supporter

    MS65

    One of my all time favorite commemoratives!
     
  6. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Not sure which TPG, but MS65 seems to be the favorite on these and many commemoratives. Yours, I'd give MS63.
     
  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    MS-64, I'm no good at commemorative coins.
     
  8. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    Pics really aren't good enough, but I'll venture a 65 because of the year/series (the '38 & '39's were sold as a PDS set primarily to collectors). So,

    65 (with a 2% shot at 66 ;))
     
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  9. longshot

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  10. Morgandude11

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

  11. Anthony Mazza

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  12. Charles Ruge

    Charles Ruge Active Member

    Thanks for the participation, now the reveal:

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  13. halfcent1793

    halfcent1793 Well-Known Member

    I don’t take slab grades very seriously. I sent a commem to PCGS a couple of years ago, and it came back Questionable Color.” I thought the color was fine, and I knew it hadn’t been recolored, as it had been in an album for about 30 years, having been put there by me as a fully white coin. I cracked it out a couple of months ago, resubmitted it raw, and it came back MS65.
     
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  14. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    I was higher than most members but I was still low. It is nice looking.
     
  15. Dima

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  16. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Beautiful coin. Sorry I was not fast enough to send a vote.
     
  17. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Yeah I thought 65. Maybe let it run a day or so before posting the results
     
  18. Mike Thornton

    Mike Thornton Active Member

    I was at 64-65 so missed it too.
     
  19. Jersey magic man

    Jersey magic man Supporter! Supporter

    Not arguing the grade, but looks weakly struck. Especially around the headset and rear of wagon. I am by no means an expert and only mention to get comments for my education.
     
  20. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Good for you. Looks over-graded to me. Here is my example.
    oregon Trail MS66+ $259.jpg Oregon Trail. obv.jpg Oregon Trail, rev.jpg
     
  21. messydesk

    messydesk Well-Known Member

    Looking at the TrueViews, 66 makes sense. The strike on the rear of the wagon isn't as strong as it is on some issues, but seems to be typical for 38-D, even in higher grades.
     
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