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Candidate for upgrade? 1957 B reverse Washington, MS 66

I purchased this unattributed MS 66. Submitted it for attribution only, not regrade. I did not request a true view but PGCS sent this photo anyway. Seems to me this might be a candidate for an upgrade, but I’m not an expert. Thoughts?

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  • OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,796 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 19, 2023 7:25PM

    You said you submitted it for attribution only, not regrade. So why are you asking if it's a candidate for an upgrade now? Maybe you should have asked before you submitted it the first time.

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

  • erwindocerwindoc Posts: 4,927 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I like it. Hard to know if any marks are hiding on the obverse toning that would limit it to a 66. I think I see a few hits in the fields, but the neck, cheek and forehead look great.

  • davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,838 ✭✭✭✭✭

    picture looks nice - luster hard to tell. Are there hidden nicks in the obverse field in front of the nose?

    Beautiful 1957 type B's are common as many were in mint sets with outstanding toning. There are already 189 MS66 and higher 1957's vs only 21 1956's. It might be difficult to recoup extra costs even if you get an upgrade as there could easily be hundreds more out there now just like yours.

  • P0CKETCHANGEP0CKETCHANGE Posts: 2,232 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @OAKSTAR said:
    You said you submitted it for attribution only, not regrade. So why are you asking if it's a candidate for an upgrade now? Maybe you should have asked before you submitted it the first time.

    It sounds like seeing the unexpected, high-resolution TrueView from the recent submission prompted OP to believe the coin may qualify for an upgrade. What does it matter to you anyway?

    To OP’s question, the reverse looks 67 quality. I’m not as confident about the obverse—it’s tough to tell how marked up the devices are, specifically around Washington‘s ear and hair, and how much the toning is covering up.

    Nothing is as expensive as free money.

  • OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,796 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The coin has a number of small hits or bag marks. I can't say if they would stop it from a higher grade. Don't you usually see eagle breast feathers on these quarters? I don't see any. It's still a beautiful coin!! 👍🏻

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

  • OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,796 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 19, 2023 8:27PM

    @P0CKETCHANGE said:

    @OAKSTAR said:
    You said you submitted it for attribution only, not regrade. So why are you asking if it's a candidate for an upgrade now? Maybe you should have asked before you submitted it the first time.

    It sounds like seeing the unexpected, high-resolution TrueView from the recent submission prompted OP to believe the coin may qualify for an upgrade. What does it matter to you anyway?

    It matters to me because I'm asking the question, that's why! The question was to the OP not you. He doesn't need you to answer his questions.

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

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It looks properly graded to me... tiny hits (as shown above) would eliminate a 67 IMO. Cheers, RickO

  • fathomfathom Posts: 1,513 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Possible down the road as eye appeal attains additional criteria importance. It is a very nice coin and a cool variety.

    Here is my 67:



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