Post a Toned Coin

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Lincoln Cents, Sep 9, 2011.


What color toning do you like best?

  1. Red

  2. Orange

  3. Yellow

  4. Green

  5. Blue

  6. Purple

  7. Black/Grey

  8. Rainbow

  9. None

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  1. lkeigwin

    lkeigwin Well-Known Member

    Sorry the images are so big. But I hope you like the coin and toning.

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  3. jello

    jello Not Expert★NormL®

    Here a Ngc graded MS-65 1964-D Roosevelt toned well but I am not sure if my photo show the colors off as well as in hand.

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  4. robec

    robec Junior Member

  5. bahabully

    bahabully Junior Member

    destined for tombage...

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  6. robec

    robec Junior Member

    Nice pickup! They are getting harder and harder to find.
  7. mrbrklyn

    mrbrklyn New Member

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  9. robec

    robec Junior Member

    New from a PCGS forum member.

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  10. bahabully

    bahabully Junior Member

    wow !!
  11. MakingCents

    MakingCents New Member

  12. wooleytree

    wooleytree Operation Flamingo

    Are those twins or the same coin?
  13. robec

    robec Junior Member

  14. Irish2Ice

    Irish2Ice Member

    That's PCGS True View with no software modification?
  15. gbroke

    gbroke Naturally Toned

    lol. In my opinion, True-Views are the largest offenders of photo juicing when it comes to toned coins. I have a true photo of my coin that even I cannot come close to replicating, even with massive software adjustments.
  16. Irish2Ice

    Irish2Ice Member

    Lol, Ok because that photo/coin HAS to be juiced to the max. Those coins look darn near painted.........or irradiated....:eek:
  17. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    While I agree that some PCGS Truviews are unrealistic, that is what toned proof Lincolns look like in hand. I have a 1961 that looks almost exactly like that and sold a 1937 with a very similar appearance. However, they are very difficult to photograph.

  18. robec

    robec Junior Member

    Not true at all. If you are shooting the coin through a slab 99% of the time you won't get close

    However, if you are shooting the coin raw, you aren't doing it correctly if you can't come close.

    This was taken through the slab. I could have gotten even closer to the TrueView image if the coin were raw.


    This is mine with the TrueView photo under.




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  19. robec

    robec Junior Member

    Your statement couldn't be further from the truth. If you saw one in hand you would think differently.

    Coins like this don't need software help, they are naturally juiced. If you could photograph them without the glare of the slab, this is what they look like.

    The biggest difference is that a photo is 2D. To get an even better idea you have to see it in hand. These coins are amazingly reflective with neon colors.
  20. Irish2Ice

    Irish2Ice Member

    These I believe. They look great!!! The previous two look like their photo was taken through colored glass with blurry details. Would love to see an original undoctored photo of those.
  21. robec

    robec Junior Member

    Unfortunately these are now in slabs, so I can't duplicate the photo due to slab glare.

    I have them both in hand, or at least in front of me, as I am typing this and believe me those colors are right on.
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