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No Love For Proof Morgans?

humanssuckhumanssuck Posts: 319 ✭✭✭✭✭

I dont think we see enough proof morgans posted. There have to be more amazing ones out there....would love to see them if you have them. Here's some horrid cell phone pics of a couple I've picked up over the years that I dont think I've posted before.

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    lermishlermish Posts: 1,936 ✭✭✭✭✭
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    conrad99conrad99 Posts: 345 ✭✭✭

    Beautiful coins, though I'm somewhat surprised by the lack of definition on the breast feathers. A strike issue??

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    jacrispiesjacrispies Posts: 717 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not that expensive, especially considering the lower mintage, beautiful quality, and overall demand following the business strikes. If I didn't have a chronic addiction to bust halves, I would probably pick up a few proof morgans. Your coins are stunning!

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    ChrisH821ChrisH821 Posts: 6,328 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would like to have one eventually. Nice coins!

    Collector, occasional seller

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    humanssuckhumanssuck Posts: 319 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @conrad99 said:
    Beautiful coins, though I'm somewhat surprised by the lack of definition on the breast feathers. A strike issue??

    In this case its a not great lighting and hack of a photographer issue. For the life of me I cannot get them to photograph well through the slab, and they dont have true views.

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    1northcoin1northcoin Posts: 3,818 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There was a point in time when I opted to go after semi-proof Morgans. It was fun creating my own niche collection of Morgans, especially since at that time there was minimal premium for semi-proofs. I still have the coins.

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    jfriedm56jfriedm56 Posts: 845 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Absolutely stunning proofs. Love the cameo contrast and who wouldn’t love those! Thanks for showing them.

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    LeeBoneLeeBone Posts: 4,316 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 10, 2022 4:55AM

    I have the love.. <3
    Still have a few more coins I want to upgrade first on my Complete Morgan Dollars Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) before I add one.
    Nice coins you have there B)

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    TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @LogPotato said:
    No love? No, just not a lot of people with the funds to collect. I love to look at them!

    ditto

    Frank

    BHNC #203

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Those are beautiful coins. I do not have any proof Morgans.... That may change... ;) Cheers, RickO

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    humanssuckhumanssuck Posts: 319 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Gorgeous coins. 👍

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    humanssuckhumanssuck Posts: 319 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @skier07 said:

    Nice. I like the 1902, its just oh so close to a cam.

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    FloridafacelifterFloridafacelifter Posts: 1,153 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Eldorado9 said:
    Love proof Morgans!.....Wish I could find more like this one PF-67+ Cam CAC

    I love your coin- I was going to give you a shout if you didn’t bring it to the party!

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    Eldorado9Eldorado9 Posts: 2,111 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Floridafacelifter said:

    @Eldorado9 said:
    Love proof Morgans!.....Wish I could find more like this one PF-67+ Cam CAC

    I love your coin- I was going to give you a shout if you didn’t bring it to the party!

    Thanks Buddy...I was just drooling over your gallery, especially that ridiculous 1899! That coin simply should not exist....I think it was made by an alien civilization, and planted here on earth.

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    FloridafacelifterFloridafacelifter Posts: 1,153 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 10, 2022 9:37AM

    @skier07 said:
    Very anticlimactic posting after @Floridafacelifter but here are mine. Lol. Both with a sticker. @Floridafacelifter those are stunning.


    Very nice- and you can build a beautiful set more reasonably priced by going down a few points in grade and there really isn’t that much difference in appearance. I mean really- look at that amazing hair definition over the ear and breast feathers on your ‘92 and it’s “only” a 64??

    Btw the Cert # shows invalid with PCGS- if it’s still in the same holder/same number you should have PCGS fix that for you- I just went through that myself.

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    humanssuckhumanssuck Posts: 319 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Eldorado9 said:
    Love proof Morgans!.....Wish I could find more like this one PF-67+ Cam CAC

    I normally dont like a lot of the toned Morgans, but thats beautiful.

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    DCWDCW Posts: 6,973 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Its nice to look at Morgan Dollars in proof. The clean cheek that is so often absent in uncirculated coins is a site to behold

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    SeattleSlammerSeattleSlammer Posts: 9,959 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @humanssuck great Morgans! Thanks for sharing. I personally love your casual in-hand pics. They look like screamers.

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    olympicsosolympicsos Posts: 697 ✭✭✭✭

    @LogPotato said:
    No love? No, just not a lot of people with the funds to collect. I love to look at them!

    We're getting affordable ones next year, subscribe today!

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    shortnockshortnock Posts: 371 ✭✭✭

    Wow! Swoooonnnn!

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    FloridafacelifterFloridafacelifter Posts: 1,153 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That’s a splendid array of beauties!

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    mavs2583mavs2583 Posts: 200 ✭✭✭✭

    I love them, but I'm not a current collector of Morgans, definitely something on my list after I complete my type set.

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    LanceNewmanOCCLanceNewmanOCC Posts: 19,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Floridafacelifter said:
    68CAM

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    not the most important of the bunch but what a fantastic representation of what the gem morgan could/should look like. (toning is fine too) that coin and the spot-on images just looks really contactlessly classy!

    the 78 pattern obv image is slightly egg-shaped. only about 10-15 pixels. fwiw

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    FloridafacelifterFloridafacelifter Posts: 1,153 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @LanceNewmanOCC said:

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    the 78 pattern obv image is slightly egg-shaped. only about 10-15 pixels. fwiw

    You’re right I didn’t notice that before- I downloaded the TV directly from my Registry app.

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    LazybonesLazybones Posts: 1,394 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Floridafacelifter said:
    Nice proofs- I would love to see the TVs if you have them! I do absolutely love proof Morgans- they are big, beautiful, flashy, and they come blast white with deep cameo or beautifully toned. There are absolute rarities, conditional rarities, patterns, branch mint proofs, and Chapman and Zerbe proofs- something for everyone!

    J-1550a 65CAM CAC

    SP65 CAC

    68CAM

    68+DCAM CAC

    68+CAM CAC

    68+CAM CAC

    SP66+ CAC

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    CatbertCatbert Posts: 6,603 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Floridafacelifter said:


    68+CAM CAC

    Fascinated by the toning on this one FFL. Would be most interested to see a non-TV pic to get a better feel for it. I like coins that have some distinction from others and that one sure does! Very cool.

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    1northcoin1northcoin Posts: 3,818 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lots of great additions. As is said, "The Proof is in the Pudding."

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    1northcoin1northcoin Posts: 3,818 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 12, 2022 10:10AM

    @1northcoin said:
    There was a point in time when I opted to go after semi-proof Morgans. It was fun creating my own niche collection of Morgans, especially since at that time there was minimal premium for semi-proofs. I still have the coins.

    Maybe someone with a penchant for coin photography can start a thread showcasing the semi-proofs.

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    The_Dinosaur_ManThe_Dinosaur_Man Posts: 837 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @1northcoin said:

    @1northcoin said:
    There was a point in time when I opted to go after semi-proof Morgans. It was fun creating my own niche collection of Morgans, especially since at that time there was minimal premium for semi-proofs. I still have the coins.

    Maybe someone with a penchant for coin photography can start a thread showcasing the semi-proofs.

    Does this count? I have more photos that I've taken filed away.

    Custom album maker and numismatic photographer, see my portfolio here: (http://www.donahuenumismatics.com/).

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    VegasDanVegasDan Posts: 58 ✭✭✭
    edited November 12, 2022 2:49PM

    I only own one,a 1891-CC.It was bought raw and in my album now.

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    BryceMBryceM Posts: 11,733 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nah. I generally don’t collect things that were made for collectors.

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    LazybonesLazybones Posts: 1,394 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @HighRelief said:
    After collecting DMPL's over the years the Proof Morgans elevated my game to another level.

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    TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @LogPotato said:
    No love? No, just not a lot of people with the funds to collect. I love to look at them!

    ditto

    Frank

    BHNC #203

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    goldengolden Posts: 9,060 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Back in the 1970's I got to hold a beautiful 1895. I wish now that I bought it. :'(

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    ElmerFusterpuckElmerFusterpuck Posts: 4,627 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Don't own any myself but I love looking at them! It seems like some of the best frosty cameos came out of the late 1890's period, then went blah starting with 1900.

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