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Can this be classified as a lowball Ike?

pcgs69pcgs69 Posts: 4,244 ✭✭✭✭

Not much else to say... what do you guys think?


  • AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,346 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If you could tell the mint mark it would be.
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  • ParadisefoundParadisefound Posts: 8,587 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 20, 2022 8:54AM

    🤔 as low as you can get

  • PerryHallPerryHall Posts: 44,838 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 20, 2022 9:57AM

    Seems strange that a lot of the detail is missing from around near the rim yet Ike and the eagle show most of their original detail. Could this be a very weak set-up strike or perhaps grease filled dies?

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  • TomBTomB Posts: 20,277 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That doesn't appear to be naturally worn down to that level. Regardless, with how infrequently I saw, received or spent Ike dollars when they were issued, it might be considered that anything below MS60 is a lowball Ike!

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  • LanceNewmanOCCLanceNewmanOCC Posts: 19,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    "Can this be classified as a lowball Ike?"


    it may be a collectable error or pmd. for my part, i can't be 100% from those images at that angle but they are pretty good though.

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  • FlatwoodsFlatwoods Posts: 4,122 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Odd. Looks like wear in the fields on the obv. Rim doesn't look touched though.
    It looks like wear but not normal for sure.

  • JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,592 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 20, 2022 9:38AM

    I thought I'd post my grease filled Kennedy die for comparison.

  • pcgs69pcgs69 Posts: 4,244 ✭✭✭✭

    Grease filled die does seem like a possible culprit.

  • mvs7mvs7 Posts: 1,661 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I vote grease-filled die followed by many years at a casino.

  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,388 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Way too much detail left for me. Peace Roy

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  • OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 4,848 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm in the greaser column.

    I have something similar. I'll start another thread for opinions.

  • anablepanablep Posts: 4,981 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Even the reeded edge looks intact on the OP's Ike. I like the grease filled die answer more than common wear.

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think that coin has been messed with. The rims appear to remain, yet the fields and indicia are worn - yet the central designs are more prominent. I choose 'messed with' rather than the grease filled die explanation. JMO... Cheers, RickO

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