Is this coin worth sending in to be graded?

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by Charles Tolson, Mar 8, 2021.

  1. Charles Tolson

    Charles Tolson New Member

    This is a good looking coin.
     

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Nope.
    It's a nice looking wheatie but it is a common coin and not worth anywhere near what the fees would be to get it graded.
     
  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    You can get a better 1958 D on ebay already graded..

    $15.00
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  5. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Supporter! Supporter

    Just because a coin looks nice doesn't always mean it should be graded. The 58-D Lincoln Wheat Cent had over 800,000,000 coins produced. Not to mention in the late 50s, there was a larger pool of collectors, and saving rolls of uncirculated coins was a popular practice, hence the large quantities of uncirculated coins from that period.
     
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  6. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 65 years

    Unless I was confident in the coin getting an MS67 RD grade, I wouldn't do it. Your coin isn't close.
     
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  7. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Slab it yourself and save.
     
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  8. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    This. You'd end up spending $35-40+ after all the fees and return shipping and everything, I imagine. Even if you went Economy tier. Which makes no sense at all when you can buy one already slabbed for less than half what it would cost you to have it done, as mentioned.

    Sure, it's a nice coin, but just not worth the money and hassle to have it certified and encapsulated.
     
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  9. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Florida girls have to love walking there sharks.

    No its a nice wheatie but not worth certification its only worth a buck or two but by all means get it certified if you want.Not my choice.
     
  10. Mac McDonald

    Mac McDonald Well-Known Member

    No, not to my thinking, given value to fees, et al.
     
  11. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    That's my birth year! :)

    I hope I don't get "slabbed" any time soon. :(
     
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  12. BurningRubber92

    BurningRubber92 New Member

    No point in sending it in. Common date cent, little to no value even in the condition it's in. Even if you were to have it graded you'd never, in your entire life break even or make your money back.
     
  13. mike estes

    mike estes Well-Known Member

    hey Charles Tolson welcome to CT. you do have a really nice coin. I dont believe you should send it off to get graded. you will loose money in the end. good luck man
     
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