GUESS THE GRADE: Rainbow toned LWC!

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Hunting Rare, May 9, 2020.

  1. Hunting Rare

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  3. Robert Ransom

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  4. GH#75

    GH#75 Well-Known Member

    MS 66
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  5. AdrienH

    AdrienH Yet Another YN

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  6. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    Those carbon spots kill that coin and the coin is not graded by a third party so it is a guess for all... it also would be a lot better if there was straight On picture of the obverse and reverse...

  7. ddoomm1

    ddoomm1 keep on running

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  8. YoloBagels

    YoloBagels Well-Known Member

    Hard to tell without it in hand but I'd give it an AU55BN
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  9. Hunting Rare

    Hunting Rare Active Member

    You people claiming XF and even AU are literally delusional. I like to post these GTG's sometimes to see the wide range of opinions on coins. Always very interesting. Even with carbon spots, this coin is a stunner is person.
  10. Hunting Rare

    Hunting Rare Active Member

    Are you drunk?
  11. AdrienH

    AdrienH Yet Another YN

    Okay, I just noticed the beard details, I was going by the reverse and only parts of the obverse

    AU-UNC Details sounds about right
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  12. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Nice beard and hair details. 1916 was a good year for well struck cents. The coin shows signs of circulation. From these images, I'm at AU details.
  13. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD [Insert Clever Title]

    I definitely see wear on the cheekbone and jaw. I’m gonna say AU55.
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  14. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Maybe it's a Matte Proof? :hilarious: :hilarious:

    BTW: did you ever get that 1909 back from grading yet???
  15. Hunting Rare

    Hunting Rare Active Member

    Nope. Haven't gotten the money for grading fees yet. Robec did approve of my die marker pictures through our personal e-mails, so that's a huge positive!

    Regarding this guess is PF64BN, and if it's a business strike I would say MS65BN.

    People saying AU, XF, Details, or not uncirculated...are just falling victim to my horrible photography skills. In person you could tell this coin is BU from across the room with the lights off.
  16. CamaroDMD

    CamaroDMD [Insert Clever Title]

    I don’t think it’s a proof. Rims don’t look right.

    There definitely appears to be luster breaks on the high points. I see matte areas on the cheek bone and jaw. That would indicate wear. Based on that, I would call it an AU.

    it’s a wonderful looking coin overall. Shame there are copper spots but I don’t believe this coin is MS.
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  17. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Well, how about better pics. if you post a coin for grading? We can't see it across the room. :)
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  18. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Uummmmm...... Why are we doing a GTG with a coin in a 2X2?
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  19. Hunting Rare

    Hunting Rare Active Member

    Haha. Cause I'm too lazy to re-2x2 it. This coin will eventually be slabbed, and I will eventually update this thread. Hang tight.
  20. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    Agree with AU Details.
  21. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Maybe the 'rrrapper' has a 'rrrapper'?
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