The Headbutting Lincoln Cent GTG

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  1. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I've dubbed this one "Headbutting Lincoln" :p

    Please Guess the Grade. :)

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  3. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    Mint Error Uncirculated.

    That's the grade it should get.
     
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  4. Autoturf

    Autoturf Well-Known Member

    Ill Guess Au55 RB, seen a type 2 blank planchet get ms 68 I was like what the heck. So I never know on these.
     
  5. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    That works for me as well.
     
  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Double Struck 1961-D Uncirculated
     
  7. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    Hey if a coin on a nail can get a 64+ at PCGS, then anything is possible, right? :D

    And I'm not saying that I disagree with you. Although I do think some of these errors can be graded like the non-error versions (it's when you get to nails, blanks, webbing that it gets dicey).
     
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  8. SorenCoins

    SorenCoins Well-Known Member

    Have trouble with errors, but I'm pitching my guess at Ms63 BN.
     
  9. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I’ll probably reveal sometime this evening.
     
  10. Kasia

    Kasia Got my learning hat on

  11. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    AU 58
    I don't like the gunk below the E reverse.
    Still a neat Error.
     
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  12. Mike Thorne

    Mike Thorne Active Member

  13. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    Yeah, nails and blanks are just ridiculous. I'm glad we agree on that!
     
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  14. ddoomm1

    ddoomm1 keep on running

  15. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    63
     
  16. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    Anyone else?
     
  17. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

  18. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    I seem to have a thing for strange grades. I'm not quite sure why this is a 62. It's another example where if the TPGs thought it was AU, it should have been 58 and if they thought it was UNC, it could be a 63.
    In the end, the grade doesn't matter a ton to me on this coin as I bought it because I found the error looked cool (and I had a nice name already prepared :)).


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  19. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    Because its UNC and they don't know how to grade it so they put a donkey on a board and threw darts?

    This must surely be a prime example of why it should be graded UNC or AU.... clearly not AU, but how do you grade a coin where a quarter of it is missing and replaced by its Siamese Twin?
     
  20. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    It could indeed be a good example. I'd say grade it like any other Lincoln cent (count the Siamese Twin as a "modified" design).

    I do sometimes think that the darts grading method is used on some coins (and not only errors).
     
  21. Paul M.

    Paul M. Well-Known Member

    I missed the party, but I would have called it MS-Don’t Care. Coins like this don’t trade based on grades or price guides.
     
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