Guess the final hammer on this unique coin

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  1. ddddd

    ddddd Member

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  3. ddddd

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    My guess is that someone comes in and outbids the current leader and takes the coin for $2 plus fees ($5 minimum buyer's fee).
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  4. oh bummer. they lost money getting that graded.
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Have we seen this coin on CT? It sure looks familiar. It’s only worth ten cents but it will probably auction off for about $50.00.
  6. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    It's possible (although I haven't seen it before). It does look like a case of someone who didn't believe others saying it's not worth getting graded but still went ahead and sent it in.
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  7. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    Worth approx. 10 Cents!!! :greedy:
  8. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    Why did they do it? I know! They thought that it was a mint error, probably in some exotic metal. For once a parking lot “error collector” paid for their folly instead of bedeviling us with it.
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  9. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Well-Known Member

    Ok, I’ll guess $12 hammer
  10. Morgandude11

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

    I would bid a dime, but then, I would lose money, with the vigorish added.:)
  11. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    By the reverse my guess is the submitter was hoping it would come back as a missing clad layer.The obverse in general along with the other pinta looks tells its not and just environmental exposure.I personally would only pay ten cents:):)the hammer price?$12 the person probably spent close to $100 for certification.
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  12. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    Since I have no earthy idea and I can't imagine this going for more than $100, I grabbed by 1-100 D&D dice. The dice roll says $45.
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  13. Hommer

    Hommer Curator of Semi Precious Coinage Supporter

    Surely that was stuck to the bottom of the submission box. I guess $5 plus fees.
  14. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    When I checked the link, the current bid was $1.00. Can't see it going for more...second thought, can't see it going even for that.
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  15. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I will guess $8 before fees.
  16. GoldBug999

    GoldBug999 Well-Known Member

    A new bidder might bid $2.00 right before the auction ends, but the original bidder probably thought he could outsmart any late-comers by putting in a maximum bid of $3.00. So my guess - it will go for $3.00.
  17. Steve Shupe

    Steve Shupe Active Member

    It's already at 10 times face before auction fees! Why would anyone bid on this???
  18. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

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  19. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Because it’s an error and the TPG made a mistake.
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  20. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

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  21. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Nope,not a missing clad layer PCGS got it right.
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