Nice toned proof Rosie

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  1. Joe Campbell

    Joe Campbell Well-Known Member

    0E781563-94C9-4BA7-91C0-F8D3224EEF9A.png E027ACBA-C849-4DD1-88B3-70427AD5F121.png A2E62460-B781-48D2-80C6-47182CA5697F.png 70DC838D-E9AA-4755-82A3-B7D4C2CED6C1.png I picked a 1961 proof set in a capital holder today. I don’t collect proof sets at all but the dime in their is fantastically toned. It looks darker in the picture than in hand. Really bright blue in person. For $22 I couldn’t pass it up. I’ve already taken the dime out and plan to replace it with an average proof ‘61 example.

    Thanks for looking.
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  3. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    Nice toning and it is my birth year.
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  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Nice. I do like "lightly" toned coins and that is one of them.
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  5. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Very nice looking with that bright color.
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  7. Joe Campbell

    Joe Campbell Well-Known Member

    Thanks everyone.

    As I don’t really collect toned proofs, any tips on how to get it to stay this way? I’ve put it in a tightly sealed 2x2. Any other suggestions?
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  8. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    Not a fan of Roosies, but that one is nice.
  9. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Well-Known Member

    I'll admit it is a pretty coin, but what do you do with a toned coin? Most of the collectors admit that they are pretty coins, but does it really help the value as compared to other 1961 Silver coin?
  10. whopper64

    whopper64 Well-Known Member

    The best value is what the owner considers it to be. Some coins do appreciate more when toned, but for the most part, it is simply how much the owner cares for it. And keep in mind, one has to be wary of artificially toned coins.
  11. whopper64

    whopper64 Well-Known Member

    I've found that if you store 2x2 flips in a Dansco Album 7000 with the protective slipcover, you have a good chance of preserving your coin for a good while. Keep in mind the protective slipcover should be replaced about every 10 years or so.
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  12. Jim Dale

    Jim Dale Well-Known Member

    Great infor. I didn't know.
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