Which would you choose...

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by ddddd, Mar 19, 2019.


Which would you choose?

  1. 1935-D

    1 vote(s)
  2. 1955-D

    19 vote(s)
  1. ddddd

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  3. Dougmeister

    Dougmeister The Coin Scavenger © ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    55-d hands down.

    I think I could actually like some AT coins, but not this one.
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  4. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated

    What he said ^
    Lincolns look best natural IMHO.
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  5. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Professional Teenager

    I always considered that albums should show the examples that reflect the originality of a coin.
    Plus, the toning would just stick out too much compared to the other pieces in the album.
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  6. Maxfli

    Maxfli Well-Known Member

    1955. No contest.
  7. stldanceartist

    stldanceartist Minister of Silly Walks Supporter

    Personally, it depends on what the rest of the coins in the album look like. If the rest of your album has problem/toned coins, then I'd choose the 35D. If it's original color/normal color, then I'd go with the 55D until I could find a decent UNC 1909 or 1909 VDB (which wouldn't be that expensive) because, even though a nice 55D is a good example of an UNC Lincoln, it's just not as "cool" as a 1909 IMO.
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  9. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    The original post was just a rhetorical question. '55 without a shadow of a doubt.
  10. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

  11. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    +X whatever one I am to agree. Go for the 55!
  12. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    Not even I would be crazy enough to pick the 35-D
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  13. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    The '35-D is cool, even if it is AT (and it's pretty obviously cooked).

    But yeah, I'd have to go with the '55-D.
  14. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I agree with all of this.
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  15. ddddd

    ddddd Member

    Looks like this contest isn’t even close. :p

    It’s a bit funny that the listing that I bought the 1935-D from mentioned that the coin was in an old album and seemed natural enough to the seller to send in for grading! I didn’t see it as natural but thought it was worth the ~$9 that I spent.

    For those wondering about the other coins in my album, I have a link to the thread in my original post.
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  16. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Add another one to the 55D.
  17. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    when was the 35D put into the old album?

    i like the 55 too :)
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2019
  18. GoldBug999

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  19. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 63 years

  20. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Yep, count me in on the 55 D also.
  21. JPeace$

    JPeace$ Coinaholic

    55 D as well.
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