Post a Proof Coin

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  1. Pickin and Grinin

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  3. johnmilton

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    Here is a Proof 1858 dime. The Red Book says the mintage was 300+. This is tough type coin to get in Proof because most of them were only minted for two years. In 1860 the mint changed the type by moving "Untied States of America" to the obverse.

    This was the first year that the mint made a strong effort to sell Proof coins to collectors. I'd love to have the rest of set from which this coin came. In the those days, the mint sold Proof coins in three groups: all of the non-silver coins, the silver coins and the gold coins.

    1858 Dime O.jpg 1858 Dime R.jpg
     
  4. Skyman

    Skyman Well-Known Member

    From the same set as the above 1954 Franklin.

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  5. Skyman

    Skyman Well-Known Member

    And the final one from the raw 1954 set I bought. This one graded PCGS PR66CAM.

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  6. Pickin and Grinin

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  8. MK Ultra

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    Proof Nick.jpg Part of the set I just bought.
     
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  14. green18

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  16. Santinidollar

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    Here’s a recent one I didn’t post here:

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  17. steve.e

    steve.e Cherry picker

    Nice tripled die obverse and doubled die rev 20200413_101023.jpg 20200413_101113.jpg 20200413_102610.jpg
     
  18. steve.e

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  19. GoldFinger1969

    GoldFinger1969 Well-Known Member

    What is the triple and double die referring to on that Ike ?
     
  20. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    See the Tripling on the left side of the R in trust?
     
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  21. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    And the reverse doubling on the wings and lettering?
     
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