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I love it when a coin looks better in hand than pictures or TruView!! 1857 Small Date LC

RLSnapperRLSnapper Posts: 449 ✭✭✭✭✭

I was expecting the worst when I purchased this coin based on the sellers pictures, a No Return policy and not so pretty TruView. The price was way below other BIN on Ebay as well. I figure if it was a dog I would consign it to GC. Arrived today and what a pleasant surprise. Super lustrous..the spot on the obverse is barely there with the naked eye...The spot on the reverse is in a non focal area and doesn't distract. This one is a keeper. Sellers pictures.


  • leothelyonleothelyon Posts: 8,300 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have learned that some TV's don't show the strike very well, as well.


    The more qualities observed in a coin, the more desirable that coin becomes!

    My Jefferson Nickel Collection

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @RLSnapper... That really is a very nice cent... and certainly looks better than the TruView. You got a winner there... Cheers, RickO

  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 7,634 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice looking cent in hand. Definitely not a "True View" picture this time.

    "When they can't find anything wrong with you, they create it!"

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