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when is a rim bump a rim bump?

A few years ago I submitted this 1889 CC Morgan dollar to be graded, it came back as Fine Details Damage. The only damage I can see is the rim bump on the obverse at about 7:00. Is that really enough of a rim bump to get a damage grade, or am I missing some other "damage"?


  • OwnerofawheatiehordeOwnerofawheatiehorde Posts: 1,182 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There is a lot of deep scratches and dents on both the obverse and reverse, which probably contributed to the details grade.

    Type collector, mainly into Seated. Young Numismatist.

  • GreenstangGreenstang Posts: 538 ✭✭✭

    There is also damage on the reverse rim between 12 and 1 o’clock which also
    probably contributed to the details grade.

  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 7,573 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Seems like they got a little "picky" on that one. But who cares, it's a nicely circulated CC.

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

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