Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by SensibleSal66, Dec 8, 2020.
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Reverse is toasted
It's a Love Token I was gifted by my cousin a few years ago.
My old thread -
The year 1858 marked the first time that the Philadelphia Mint offered Proof coins on regular basis. Here is my one 1858 Proof coin, the dime.
The first Seated Dimes were the 1837 pieces that had no stars on the obverse. The guide books say these coins are "common," but I have not found that to be the case.
snicker, snicker) for a better graded-example, but this was my Father's, so it literally is priceless to me. This was his 1st graded coin he ever purchased:
A proof 1883 in honor of johnmilton's grandmother.
Promise to come back to this thread in April
Otherwise I think this is my only dime, but it's a contemporary counterfeit. It probably came from my great-great grandfather, Civil War veteran.
Forgot I do have this Love Token
Never even tried to clean to identify the date
Old picture, it’s back in NY
Love that contemporary counterfeit
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