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Someone really wanted this 1883 nickel!

braddickbraddick Posts: 23,074 ✭✭✭✭✭

It closes at over $600. in PCGS AU58+.
The sheet says it is worth $55.00
An MS66 sells for less!

I suppose the AU58+ grade is taking off in popularity.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/314286200320?

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  • TomBTomB Posts: 20,725 ✭✭✭✭✭

    WOW! :o

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  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 33,811 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It's a "TOP POP 3" AU58+ for the Everyman Set.

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,478 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow, money 💰 to burn 🔥

  • LazybonesLazybones Posts: 1,391 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If I had a nickel for every nickel I sold for a nickel, I'd have a lot of nickels.

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  • jacrispiesjacrispies Posts: 711 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would love to be the seller.

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  • BUFFNIXXBUFFNIXX Posts: 2,701 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wowsa! So guess when I am surfing the list of buffalo nickels on flea bay I better pay attention to those ultra rare
    slabbed au58 and aau58+ coins!

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  • DeplorableDanDeplorableDan Posts: 2,522 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Does PCGS offer reconsideration at the fun show? Perhaps I should try to get a + on all my au58 coins 😅

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice surprise for the seller. It makes for a great auction when two bidders 'must have' an item, and have the money to chase it. Cheers, RickO

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,930 ✭✭✭✭✭

    More money than sense seems to be a common thing in numismatic collectibles these days.

    All glory is fleeting.
  • oih82w8oih82w8 Posts: 11,889 ✭✭✭✭✭

    But, will it CAC? I realize that CAC does not take the + into consideration.

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  • DisneyFanDisneyFan Posts: 1,655 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Is that PVC on the right center of the reverse (near the R in America)?

  • BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,406 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @BUFFNIXX said:
    Wowsa! So guess when I am surfing the list of buffalo nickels on flea bay I better pay attention to those ultra rare
    slabbed au58 and aau58+ coins!

    Pay more attention to them if you happen to own one in those grades and want to make a quick killing.

    Pete

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  • OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,786 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @DisneyFan said:
    Is that PVC on the right center of the reverse (near the R in America)?

    I don't know but this is.

    Disclaimer: I'm not a dealer, trader, grader, investor or professional numismatist. I'm just a hobbyist. (To protect me but mostly you! 🤣 )

  • DisneyFanDisneyFan Posts: 1,655 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @OAKSTAR said:

    @DisneyFan said:
    Is that PVC on the right center of the reverse (near the R in America)?

    I don't know but this is.

    That is tiny! You really had to blow it up to see it.

  • goldengolden Posts: 9,040 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I was in the bidding but only bid less than half of what it sold for. The top Everyman Sets of Liberty Nickels were missing that one in 58+ so I knew it would go high.

  • NeophyteNumismatistNeophyteNumismatist Posts: 871 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 29, 2022 11:37AM

    While I enjoy the concept of an "Everyman" set, I will never spend more on an inferior coin for points on a registry.

    I am a newer collector (started April 2020), and I primarily focus on U.S. Half Cents and Type Coins. Early copper is my favorite.

  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,662 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think it's called buzzed bidding. Although not a crime, there's still a hangover. Peace Roy

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  • BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,471 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yes, the 1883 No Cents Nickel is very common in slider Unc. The rarity comes in with third party grading.

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  • JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,804 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @291fifth said:
    More money than sense seems to be a common thing in numismatic collectibles these days.

    Knowing this could be a good thing. B)

  • johnny010johnny010 Posts: 1,074 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not necessarily
    I had a friend that’s been hit by bots or fraudulent buyers lately. 3 fraudulent buyers in 24 hours. He had a 1921 Peace that was worth $300 hit $1500 before eBay got involved. Something is going on out there.

  • Glen2022Glen2022 Posts: 843 ✭✭✭✭

    @Lazybones said:
    If I had a nickel for every nickel I sold for a nickel, I'd have a lot of nickels.

    True. But then you would have to sell the new nickels you get again. Kind of like a revolving door that you do not exit.

  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,244 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yes it appears it might be veridgris, but the CA in AMERICA is totally interesting.
    Jim


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  • spyglassdesignspyglassdesign Posts: 1,488 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The funny thing is... Whenever some asks what somethings worth? It's whatever someone will pay for it. And if you have multiple people who really want it? You can get some outliers.

  • winestevenwinesteven Posts: 4,039 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @DeplorableDan said:
    Does PCGS offer reconsideration at the fun show? Perhaps I should try to get a + on all my au58 coins 😅

    They do. I’ll be submitting seven coins. But for coins valued at less than $10,000 each, they charge a significant premium to have the coins returned by the end of the show, although you do save round trip shipping. In my case, each of the seven coins I’ll be submitting is valued $10,000+, so the “normal” grading fee mailing it in is the same $150 per coin as is the “Show” submission cost if the coins are returned by the end of the show, versus in 24 hours.

    Steve

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  • braddickbraddick Posts: 23,074 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @winesteven said:
    You think this is crazy paying big bucks for a 58+ for a coin for an Everyman set? Then tell me about the big bucks paid for the worst coins possible for lowball sets! That’s one I can’t figure out for the life of me! If you’re from my generation, remember Bizarro World in Superman comics? It’s alive and well in numismatics with lowball sets, where people compete big time for having the worst collection!!!

    Steve

    Steve, you're right!
    Count me as one of the crazy ones though.
    This one came in earlier in the week.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/115646927694

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  • winestevenwinesteven Posts: 4,039 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 29, 2022 11:00PM

    Exactly! And even though he accepted your best offer instead of his asking price, you probably paid MS66 money for a PCGS Fair 02 coin! Not to detract from this thread, but they’re wondering why someone paid MS66 money for an AU58+, not 66 money for FR02!

    Steve

    A day without fine wine and working on your coin collection is like a day without sunshine!!!

    My collecting “Pride & Joy” is my PCGS Registry Dansco 7070 Set:
    https://www.pcgs.com/setregistry/type-sets/design-type-sets/complete-dansco-7070-modified-type-set-1796-date/publishedset/213996
  • braddickbraddick Posts: 23,074 ✭✭✭✭✭

    On a side note, Steve- your type set registry is out of this world! Each coin is dazzling and makes up one of the finest registries I've seen.

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  • winestevenwinesteven Posts: 4,039 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 29, 2022 11:36PM

    @braddick said:
    On a side note, Steve- your type set registry is out of this world! Each coin is dazzling and makes up one of the finest registries I've seen.

    Thanks so much for your very kind words. I’ve found that in the higher grades Proof coins (which are allowed) are often less expensive than Mint State coins in the same grade. Additionally, a CAM suffix adds on for Registry purposes one grade point - that is, a PR65CAM gets the same Registry points as a PR66, but the PR65CAM is usually less expensive than the PR66. So those two strategies get more registry points for fewer dollars! Finally, not only are the Proof coins less expensive, but due to the watery mirrors and stronger strikes, in my opinion they have better eye appeal than the Mint State counterpart. Proof coins tend to look now just as the designer envisioned they would look when they came off the press over 100 years ago!

    A day without fine wine and working on your coin collection is like a day without sunshine!!!

    My collecting “Pride & Joy” is my PCGS Registry Dansco 7070 Set:
    https://www.pcgs.com/setregistry/type-sets/design-type-sets/complete-dansco-7070-modified-type-set-1796-date/publishedset/213996
  • CircCamCircCam Posts: 229 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Gotta love how we take a nice wholesome blue collar name like “Everyman Set” and turn it into “Whoever Can afford the Most AU58+’s at 66 Money Wins” set. :D

  • LazybonesLazybones Posts: 1,391 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 30, 2022 4:27AM

    @Glen2022 said:

    @Lazybones said:
    If I had a nickel for every nickel I sold for a nickel, I'd have a lot of nickels.

    True. But then you would have to sell the new nickels you get again. Kind of like a revolving door that you do not exit.

    A never ending stream of nickels!

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  • batumibatumi Posts: 797 ✭✭✭✭

    @winesteven said:
    You think this is crazy paying big bucks for a 58+ for a coin for an Everyman set? Then tell me about the big bucks paid for the worst coins possible for lowball sets! That’s one I can’t figure out for the life of me! If you’re from my generation, remember Bizarro World in Superman comics? It’s alive and well in numismatics with lowball sets, where people compete big time for having the worst collection!!!

    Steve

    Makes no sense to me. If I was into that, I would just take a low grade coin bought out of a jnk bin and use it as a pocket piece for awhile!

  • braddickbraddick Posts: 23,074 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @batumi said:

    Steve

    Makes no sense to me. If I was into that, I would just take a low grade coin bought out of a jnk bin and use it as a pocket piece for awhile!


    Please do! I need a 1973 Ike dollar and also a 1974. Both clad. I'll pay you $500. for one, you wear down and make it into a PCGS PO1. I imagine these can be picked up for $2. each in a junk bin.
    I also need low-grade silvers (71; 72; 73; 74, and 76-S mints). Anything below AG03, and I'll also pay $500. per coin.
    I look forward to your success in getting these coins worn down and slabbed.

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