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JFK Accent Hair

Hey all, For the life of me, I cannot figure out if this 1964 PR is an accent hair or not. The hair looks the same as the photo grade image for accent hair but the coin doesn’t have the other die attributes that go along with an accent hair. Or is this just a really well minted non accent JFK? See attached photos.

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    bsshog40bsshog40 Posts: 3,778 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Would be nice to have a full coin photo to see other characteristics for the variety.

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    SemperFISemperFI Posts: 802 ✭✭✭

    Yes, I had compared the serif die markers which mine does not have. That is what is confusing me the most. The hair on my coin appears to be the same as the accent hair but has full serif.

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    FlyingAlFlyingAl Posts: 2,857 ✭✭✭✭✭

    No. The Accented Hair coins have hairlines that are incuse in the center of the hair.

    All normal pieces have raised hairlines, which you can see here.

    Young Numismatist, Coin Photographer.

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    SemperFISemperFI Posts: 802 ✭✭✭

    @FlyingAl said:
    No. The Accented Hair coins have hairlines that are incuse in the center of the hair.

    All normal pieces have raised hairlines, which you can see here.

    Ok, thanks for the second opinion. Much appreciated. My coin is a PCGS PR68CAM. Would have been nice for it to have the accent hair but it’s still a nice coin nonetheless. I found it in a proof set years ago and was going through my hoard.

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    telephoto1telephoto1 Posts: 4,751 ✭✭✭✭✭

    PCGS would have noted the Accented Hair on the label. I believe that's a variety you don't have to pay an extra fee to have mentioned thereon.


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    joeykoinsjoeykoins Posts: 14,893 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 27, 2023 6:51AM

    From those photos. It almost appears Cameo?
    :*
    If, attempting to determine by his hair.
    That "wishbone" effect is the key.

    Sorry, your's, is not.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not an accented hair coin.... Have looked at many, and have quite a few. Now I can tell at a glance.... Cheers, RickO

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    BuffaloIronTailBuffaloIronTail Posts: 7,413 ✭✭✭✭✭

    After the fact, but still something to look at for those that are unsure:


    Pete

    "I tell them there's no problems.....only solutions" - John Lennon
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    ChrisH821ChrisH821 Posts: 6,339 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Also this

    Collector, occasional seller

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