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Got my 1879 Half.

KAJ1KAJ1 Posts: 763 ✭✭✭

Hard to capture the proof like surfaces. It will go to CAC at some point.


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  • thefinnthefinn Posts: 2,645 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hopefully it hasn't already been rejected by CAC. Nice coin in non-proof grade.

    thefinn
  • pursuitoflibertypursuitofliberty Posts: 6,342 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice! Love this date!!

    I have a crusty 55 I have shown around the board a few times ... always nice to see business strikes of this elusive date.


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  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,708 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The field looks a bit rough for a 64 and it appears to have been dipped. I'd guess it would not get a sticker.

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  • CoinCoinsCoinCoins Posts: 664 ✭✭✭

    @KAJ1 said:

    It will go to CAC at some point.

    how will you do that exactly?

    i was looking to send stuff to CAC and i came to the conclusion that it was impossible. they don't accept new memberships, and unless you know some lottery winner from 10 years ago it just isn't going to happen. odd business they have there.

  • KAJ1KAJ1 Posts: 763 ✭✭✭

    @CoinCoins said:

    @KAJ1 said:

    It will go to CAC at some point.

    how will you do that exactly?

    i was looking to send stuff to CAC and i came to the conclusion that it was impossible. they don't accept new memberships, and unless you know some lottery winner from 10 years ago it just isn't going to happen. odd business they have there.

    There are a few dealers around me , who will do it for a fee.

  • PillarDollarCollectorPillarDollarCollector Posts: 4,186 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Why bother with CAC....you have a gorgeous coin.

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  • jdimmickjdimmick Posts: 9,542 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I like it too, the 1829 half

  • ElmerFusterpuckElmerFusterpuck Posts: 4,538 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That's the beginning of the low mintage run of Philly seated halves, I have one in AU-55. This date doesn't show up that often as a business strike.

  • ChrisH821ChrisH821 Posts: 6,165 ✭✭✭✭✭

    See what the mention of CAC has done? ;)
    Looks like a very nice half to me!

    Collector, occasional seller

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 26,988 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That nice enough without a cac, your choice 🙂

  • BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,018 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If it pleases you, that’s what matters. The whole CAC thing has become completely overblown. Why should one man decide which coins go into your collection?

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  • winestevenwinesteven Posts: 3,719 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 15, 2022 4:33AM

    @BillJones said:
    If it pleases you, that’s what matters. The whole CAC thing has become completely overblown. Why should one man decide which coins go into your collection?

    I fully agree that “If it pleases you, that’s what matters.” However, I disagree with the rest of the comment. One could then make the exact same point about PCGS and NGC slapping “Details” on coins. Those of us that don’t want any Detailed coins in our collections will then avoid coins that are Detailed!!!

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @KAJ1... That is a very nice coin... I like it, and from the pictures, does not have the appearance of dip damage. Obviously PCGS also considered it acceptable. Cheers, RickO

  • amwldcoinamwldcoin Posts: 11,269 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Who cares about CAC! It gets the Ricko seal of approval! :#

    @ricko said:
    @KAJ1... That is a very nice coin... I like it, and from the pictures, does not have the appearance of dip damage. Obviously PCGS also considered it acceptable. Cheers, RickO

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