Opinions on the grade and coin

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  1. delila1

    delila1 Undermedicated psychiatric patient

    Just wondering what grade and overall appeal opinions People have on this coin
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  3. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    Doesn't It say on the label ? Nice Coin by the way . ;)
     
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  4. john-charles

    john-charles Member

    Very pretty coin. I am not the expert at all; that being a given I would either give an MS 66 or 67. There, now I have probably hung myself.
     
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  5. Marsden

    Marsden Active Member

    I can’t grade it: it looks nearly perfect.

    Has that aged glow we all crave.

    If NGC says "cleaned" tell them
    I said to go jump in a lake
     
  6. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

  7. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else Supporter

    Straight graded MS66/7, beautiful coin
     
  8. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    Pretty coin. MS-64.
     
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  9. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

  10. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Nice luster, good strike and mostly contact free.
    MS66 RB
     
  11. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

  12. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    It's a very pretty coin, but I can't grade IHC's for spit.
     
  13. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    I like it. If there's any wear one would have to be really nitpicking to find it. It looks like it gems to me.
     
  14. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    Gorgeous…worth $4K at 66RB…(from NGC Price Guide)…

    Anyone would be proud to own this coin. Great eye appeal, lovely toning.
     
  15. schnickelfritz48

    schnickelfritz48 Active Member

    Wow, what a beauty!!! A gem, it would be the keynote piece of my collection for sure. I'd go MS-66, even 67 wouldn't surprise me. From the two photos I can't find a trace of criticism, wear, or fault.
     
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  16. John gyger

    John gyger New Member

    Lovely coin. Don’t know IHC’s but surely it is at least a 65.
     
  17. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    MS-65 RB, great coin. Thanks for posting it.
     
  18. capthank

    capthank Well-Known Member

  19. 1865King

    1865King Well-Known Member

    I'd be at MS 66. Not a 67. However, the way some of these get graded they may have given it a MS 65. However, for a 1909-S it has a great strike. If it was offered to me at the right price I'd grab it. Very nice...
     
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  20. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 65 years Supporter

    I wish I had that one as part of my IHC collection. I'd go with MS65RB.
     
  21. Publius2

    Publius2 Well-Known Member

    66-RB is my grade but I confess to being a bit conservative. With modern grading, I can see it as a 66RB with CAC or as a 67 RB with no bean. This coin is a real gem. Just one small nick on the chin and a couple of small dents on the obverse legend. A small reverse rim ding at K10 and some very small knocks between K10 and 12. Luster is lovely with some small patches of colorful toning that are all enhancing rather than detracting. It is close to the upper boundary between RB and Red but I think it's just shy of Red.

    Now, having said all that and while admitting no expertise on this matter, I am just a little suspicious of the S mintmark. It appears in the correct place but the lower serif looks a little larger and "clubbier" than the pictures I've seen of the real MM. I can't find a counterfeit match for this coin's MM in Snow but that doesn't prove anything.
     
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