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Is this a Black Beauty?

ironmanl63ironmanl63 Posts: 1,970 ✭✭✭✭✭

Love the look of this coin. Very lustrous. Is this what they mean when they say Black Beauty?


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  • SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,165 ✭✭✭✭✭

    No.

  • RampageRampage Posts: 9,411 ✭✭✭✭

    Nice coin, but I do not believe that is a Black Beauty.

  • joebb21joebb21 Posts: 4,731 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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  • ironmanl63ironmanl63 Posts: 1,970 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Rampage said:
    Nice coin, but I do not believe that is a Black Beauty.

    Not even the reverse?

  • ironmanl63ironmanl63 Posts: 1,970 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Definitely not going to get the @Ricko Blast White Sticker.

  • BarberianBarberian Posts: 2,907 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Jackson and Lee on horseback in the moonlight, against smooth blue-black surfaces. No black, fuzzy crud.

    3 rim nicks away from Good
  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 8,172 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @joebb21 said:
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. "Beer Holder"

  • OwnerofawheatiehordeOwnerofawheatiehorde Posts: 1,458 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Unfortunately, i think it only applies to nickels, though a nice 64 morgan.

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  • Jzyskowski1Jzyskowski1 Posts: 6,651 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Everything I’ve heard is that term appears to apply to nickels. I’ve got a dime that has the look but doubt it is considered one. Let’s see if I can get a picture.



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  • airplanenutairplanenut Posts: 21,857 ✭✭✭✭✭

    In the context of Morgans (which is the only way I've heard the term used) I think your coin definitely qualifies. When I think of the term, it's a Morgan toned in a very deep purple/near black, but it still has lustre beneath it so the coin is bright, not just dull, dark, and unappealing. Maybe a more "perfect" example would be a bit darker, a bit brighter, or not have the splashes of other color, but that shouldn't mean your coin doesn't qualify.

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  • JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,681 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not.

  • Cougar1978Cougar1978 Posts: 7,468 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not for me but there could be certain toner hobbyists.

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  • ironmanl63ironmanl63 Posts: 1,970 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @airplanenut said:
    In the context of Morgans (which is the only way I've heard the term used) I think your coin definitely qualifies. When I think of the term, it's a Morgan toned in a very deep purple/near black, but it still has lustre beneath it so the coin is bright, not just dull, dark, and unappealing. Maybe a more "perfect" example would be a bit darker, a bit brighter, or not have the splashes of other color, but that shouldn't mean your coin doesn't qualify.

    This is the way I heard the term used. Re shooting some coins and came across this one and thought I'd ask. Definitely different.

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