Let's pick on this fugly coin.

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by ldhair, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    It has a few problems. What do you see?
    pacnpac-r.jpg panpac-o.jpg
     
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  3. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Heck, I ain't seein' nothing except a possible old 'dip' and re-tone........
     
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  4. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    "killer" photogs Larry.........:)
     
  5. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    What's that behind the left arm?
     
  6. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Some of Todd's nice work at Fun.
     
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  7. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Seated Liberty / UK Enthusiast

    It looks cleaned to me.
     
  8. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    How about “botched cleaning attempt?”
     
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  9. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    Let's not; this one has already lived a hard life! :p

    In all seriousness, I do see a cleaning, maybe whizzed, and the spot behind the arm that green mentioned (damage/tooled area?).
     
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  11. Coin-Dude

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  12. ken454

    ken454 Well-Known Member

    looks awfully porous...
     
  13. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    It looks to me like either a genuine coin that's been plated with something, or a copy. I'm not sure which.
     
  14. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    I think it is fugly!

    Chris
     
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  15. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    You got that right. I added it to the title.:D
     
  16. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Surfaces edited. Too bad as I love the pan pac half. My favorite commem
     
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  17. McBlzr

    McBlzr Sr Professional Collector Supporter

    Small bullet hole in the Eagle's chest
     
  18. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death! Supporter

    Great commem, but I think its a cast counterfeit.
     
  19. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    Fugly design in any case, in my opinion.
     
  20. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Upon closer examination I think it’s counterfeit too. First I thought. Surfaces altered or whizzed. But the strike and details are too soft and I’m seeing casting bubbles and other anomalies on it. My call fake
     
  21. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Seated Liberty / UK Enthusiast

    Now that you guys bring it up, and after looking at it a second time, I would grade it Not Encapsulated - Questionable Authenticity. There are weird bubbles all over the coin and the overall strike just looks unusually mushy and unnatural. Of course, if I was actually buying this coin, I’d be much more careful the first look.
     
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