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1934 S Walker GTG.

I thought I would make a guess the grade post featuring a walker I picked up a little while ago. Here's my 1934 S. I blurred the cert number and I'll come back with the grade in a little over 24 hours (Saturday night).



As always thanks and I look forward to your guesses.

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    ThreeCentSilverFLThreeCentSilverFL Posts: 1,659 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I’m thinking MS62

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    dhikewhitneydhikewhitney Posts: 364 ✭✭✭

    AU58+

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    streeterstreeter Posts: 4,312 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm thinking MS 63 or 64.

    Just remember I'm blind as a bat without my glasses.

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    AdamLAdamL Posts: 165 ✭✭✭

    I'll say 63

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    SwampboySwampboy Posts: 12,886 ✭✭✭✭✭

    58
    I like it👍

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    KoveKove Posts: 2,026 ✭✭✭✭

    MS 63

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    WalkerfanWalkerfan Posts: 8,974 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64

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    dsessomdsessom Posts: 2,212 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks MS64 to me. I just bought one from @pursuitofliberty but it's a clean AU55.

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    MrBlusterMrBluster Posts: 320 ✭✭✭

    Au58

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    kirkminkkirkmink Posts: 172 ✭✭✭✭

    62/63 at the most.

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    coastaljerseyguycoastaljerseyguy Posts: 1,249 ✭✭✭✭✭

    MS 63

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    RayboRaybo Posts: 5,273 ✭✭✭✭✭

    63

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    JBNJBN Posts: 1,799 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Tough one. Thanks. First pic suggests AU. Trueview shows MS.
    64

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    Eric_BabulaEric_Babula Posts: 413 ✭✭✭✭

    AU-55

    Rocking my "shiny-object-syndrome"!!!

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    RelaxnRelaxn Posts: 872 ✭✭✭✭

    AU64

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    Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 11,150 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64 also, and I like the rim toning.

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    Eldorado9Eldorado9 Posts: 2,111 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'll go 62

    David Hall:
    Thje 1934-S is the last of the really rare Walkers in mint state condition. It is nearly as rare as the 1933-S and in many ways is more like a pre-1934 "early date" than a 1930s "middle date." The strike for the 1934-S is not as much of a problem as on some of the later S-Mints. Luster can be either frosty or satin-like. A nice 1934-S, when available, can be a great looking Walking Liberty half dollar.

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    TrampTramp Posts: 655 ✭✭✭✭✭

    MS63

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    DollarAfterDollarDollarAfterDollar Posts: 3,214 ✭✭✭✭✭

    MS 63 here too.

    If you do what you always did, you get what you always got.
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    SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,255 ✭✭✭✭✭

    63

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    gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,428 ✭✭✭✭✭

    58

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    jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,309 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 17, 2023 7:27PM

    I thought the same as others that it might be AU, but the TV made me think MS, but I would hold it to MS62 due to the nicks and stain through the rays.
    Jim


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    1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 768 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64

    Have a good day, Gary
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    NickelMikeNickelMike Posts: 190 ✭✭✭

    63

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    darktonedarktone Posts: 8,437 ✭✭✭
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    pursuitoflibertypursuitofliberty Posts: 6,593 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm either 58/58+ or 63


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    shishshish Posts: 1,105 ✭✭✭✭✭

    MS-64

    Liberty Seated and Trade Dollar Specialist
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    1madman1madman Posts: 1,295 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hopefully pcgs had their glasses on. AU 58

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    Your images are terrific.
    How do you take them?
    I'm going to guess 64 because it has great eye appeal.
    I see the chatter in the fields but lady liberty has a beautiful strike. It's actually the role model for what is should be.
    The eagle is okay with no problems.
    I'll guess 64.

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    logger7logger7 Posts: 8,084 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Luster could carry the day on this one, agree above average unc., probably 63.

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice images.... I will guess MS63.... Cheers, RickO

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    bagofnickelsbagofnickels Posts: 349 ✭✭✭✭

    I just want to say thanks to everyone that guessed. As to the stain that @jesbroken mentioned it's very faint in hand and blends in with the toning. I'm going to let this thread stay open a little longer so more can guess if they'd like, though a handful have guessed correctly. The images belong to the seller so I can't take credit for them, though they are terrific. I used my own images last time I did a guess the grade and I think it limited the guesses by a point or 2.

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    Cougar1978Cougar1978 Posts: 7,637 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A Ch Unc. Will say 63.

    So Cali Area - Coins & Currency
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    RayboRaybo Posts: 5,273 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Cougar1978 said:
    A Ch Unc. Will say 63.

    Old school grade, I like it!

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    Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 4,447 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64

    Mr_Spud

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    Looks like a Rockwell 63. LOL I can't help it every time a see a round divot i think of the Rockwell thread.

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    bagofnickelsbagofnickels Posts: 349 ✭✭✭✭

    Alright, thanks again for the guesses. I've gone through and tallied them, mostly because I was interested as to how many saw this grade as MS VS AU. If you guessed with 2 grades I chose the lower of the two to tally up guesses.

    AU55 - 1
    AU58 - 6
    MS62 - 4
    MS63 - 14
    MS64 - 10

    The grade is AU58 CAC. The coin came from Elizabeth Coggans and I am super pleased with it, I really have nothing but good stuff to say about both the coin and the purchase. The images are the ones used in the listing for this coin, and they are both very good and very representative of the coins in hand look. I suspect had I tried to photograph this coin I would have held back the guesses as my skills are much more novice.

    Overall I like the eye appeal and gentle color, the luster is better than quite a few AU coins I've had. There are a few scattered hairlines in the right obverse field but no real major hits that bug me. The strike is strong but I don't think strike usually is an issue for this date/mint.

    I'm not going to lie I like the fact that so many saw a MS coin here. Those of you that saw it as AU I would be interested to see where all you saw rub or evidence of circulation. I feel I see just a tiny amount running down the high point of liberties leg and also some along the eagles leg.

    Once again a sincere thanks to everyone that's guessed.

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    kazkaz Posts: 9,067 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I was going to guess 64 also. Your photos show a hint of the high point rub, the TV's actually don't show it (to my view); so I'm going with AU64 :)

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    Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 11,150 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I thought the reverse showed wear on the neck feathers, but the obverse showed no rub that I could discern, so I dismissed the reverse as lighting/photography, and went with the obverse, which looks pretty strong obviously!
    Liz is a great dealer as I’m sure you are aware.

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    TPRCTPRC Posts: 3,739 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow! I was a 64.

    Tom

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    Still a nice looking coin!

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    1madman1madman Posts: 1,295 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @bagofnickels said:
    Those of you that saw it as AU I would be interested to see where all you saw rub or evidence of circulation. I feel I see just a tiny amount running down the high point of liberties leg and also some along the eagles leg.

    Start by looking smack dab in the center of the coin (front & back), that is enough to limit this coin to a 58 tops. The other areas (such as Liberty’s face) just reiterates this point.

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    MrBlusterMrBluster Posts: 320 ✭✭✭

    There is a little bit of rub on the reverse that I noticed. It’s a great looking Walker.

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    JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,820 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would not have guessed AU.

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    bagofnickelsbagofnickels Posts: 349 ✭✭✭✭

    @Watchtower said:
    Still a nice looking coin!

    @MrBluster said:

    There is a little bit of rub on the reverse that I noticed. It’s a great looking Walker.

    Thank you. I think so. MS63 - 64 examples are a little pricier than I'm looking for so picking this one up in AU58 was perfect for my collecting interests . I don't mind some of the coins in my set being in this grade range. I have a 1934 P in 58 CAC so now I'm looking for a 34 D with a decent struck head and date which is proving to be a difficult task.

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    SwampboySwampboy Posts: 12,886 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm telling my wife I got something right this weekend.

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    jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,309 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very nice AU58 Walker. I like it. The TV truly enhances the coins look, but your coin in slab photo is beautiful also.
    Jim


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