The ups and downs of grading

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Buck, Mar 8, 2021.

  1. Buck

    Buck Member

    I just got my results from NGC for a submission made last month. The first was kind of a letdown, as so many of the v75 eagles have been graded 70. No such luck for me. But the last three made up for it. You might have to be a type b quarter nerd to appreciate it.

    2020 W Eagle S$1 'V75'
    PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO

    1956 TYPE B REV 25C
    MS 66

    1956 TYPE B REV 25C
    MS 66

    1961 TYPE B REV 25C
    MS 66
     
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  3. David Betts

    David Betts Elle Mae Clampett cruising with Dad

    picture's before we can respond? pf67 cameo still good
     
  4. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    All it takes is one tiny little nick in the frost to knock it down to a 69. Just because others are graded 70 doesn't mean that all should grade 70.
     
  5. Buck

    Buck Member

    I thought it looked perfect. Although my eyes aren't what they used to be.
     
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  6. Buck

    Buck Member

    4085433_Full_Obv.jpg 4085433_Full_Rev.jpg pictures as requested.
     
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  7. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    I have a V75 ASE I want to send in for grading but idk how to do it so it’s still in OGP.
     
  8. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector Supporter

    its pretty much common sense
    they make it easy
     
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  9. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    Not really.

    I only have 1 coin to submit so signing up for a membership isn’t worth it.

    I have to find a dealer who can submit them.

    It makes things complicated.
     
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  10. Buck

    Buck Member

    I have an ANA membership. You are automatically a member of NGC. However, there is a $10 handling fee along with a return postage rate of about $25. That's on top of the economy tier which is $22. The more coins you submit, the more it averages out the handling and shipping charges. Although, if you make a 70 grade, it makes the submittal worth it. Mine coming back a 69 makes it worth about as much as one in OGP.
     
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  11. Gam3rBlake

    Gam3rBlake Well-Known Member

    Ah ok yeah I guess I shouldn’t risk it then.

    I haven’t even taken mine out of the capsule but I can see tiny hairline scratches when I tilt it in the light under magnification.

    That’s probably enough to get the 69.

    I don’t know how they got there though but they can’t be seen with the naked eye or if it’s not tilted correctly in the light.
     
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  12. eddiespin

    eddiespin Fast Eddie

    What if I give you a coin to grade? Are you going to guarantee I’m always going to agree with it? Same thing here. You want to buy a label, think of it like that. All they’re saying is, they’re behind the grade with their label, and no more.
     
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