Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by EatYourWheatPennies, Jan 3, 2018.
Not Selling, but what grade do you think this 1940 2 1/2 Gulden coin should get?
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Details grade.. Hairline scratches!
what does that mean?
Just looking at your first picture.. you can see all the scratches from rough cleaning! it's damaged
It means that at some point the coin was improperly cleaned. If you look at the fields of the coin, there are a ton of ting scratches running in all different directions. This is the result of someone rubbing the coin with a cloth of some kind. This is considered damage to a collector. The coin has the details of an MS coin, but has been harshly cleaned.
AU details, harshly cleaned.
Its got a rim ding at the top, shown on both sides.
oh man Thanks for the responses
Did you clean your coin? If so never clean your coins!
NO I DIDN'T!
Does it have a value for silver?
It has about $10 worth of silver in it. I’m not an expert in these so I don’t know if a cleaned example is worth more than that. But it’s at least worth that.
Hey Kurt this spade should be labeled “ AU details, buffing swirls” looks like someone got out the buffer and Turtle Wax!
Reminds me, I need to wax my turtle. (Hey, new dirty euphemism!)
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