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1909 Indian Cent. GTG? Grade opinion? Grade posted

ajaanajaan Posts: 17,030 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited December 27, 2023 5:47PM in U.S. Coin Forum

PCGS MS64RB

A lot of Red for a RB coin.


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  • jfriedm56jfriedm56 Posts: 741 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That’s a beautiful red IHC!

  • Morgan13Morgan13 Posts: 722 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That sure is a beauty.
    I'll take a guess with MS65RD.

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  • jclovescoinsjclovescoins Posts: 1,849 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64RB

  • Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 11,063 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64RD; 65 if the luster is better in hand.

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  • Clackamas1Clackamas1 Posts: 701 ✭✭✭✭✭

    65-66 RD - My first thing was wow so I lean to the 66.

  • gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,362 ✭✭✭✭✭

    65 RD

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  • privatecoinprivatecoin Posts: 3,141 ✭✭✭✭✭

    65+RD

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  • SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,163 ✭✭✭✭✭

    65RD.

  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,038 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I do like it. 65RD Nice feathers. Carbon spots and nicks/scratch prevent a higher grade, in my opinion.
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  • cameonut2011cameonut2011 Posts: 10,055 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64rb

  • ElcontadorElcontador Posts: 7,406 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not a 5. Not with the minor hits and carbon. Could see it as a 5 with one or the other, but not both. Not sure about the luster. Need to see it in hand. I have a 5 RD, and mine is a nicer coin. That said, it's in an OGH. Perhaps grading standards have changed since then.

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  • marcmoishmarcmoish Posts: 6,156 ✭✭✭✭✭

    64RB

  • Manifest_DestinyManifest_Destiny Posts: 3,041 ✭✭✭✭✭

    66RD

  • scotty4449scotty4449 Posts: 684 ✭✭✭✭✭

    65RD

  • ajaanajaan Posts: 17,030 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Grade in 1st post


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

    First thought is a 64 RD.

  • originalisbestoriginalisbest Posts: 5,901 ✭✭✭✭

    I would have leaned 64 red also; maybe it got the 65 bump but then a "RB" designation to tone it down some. It's often a crapshoot with color designations anyway. On my 1909 Indian PCGS at first called it questionable color, Warren Mills agreed with me "nonsense" and on attempt #2 it came back 64 red. Good enough to leave it after 2 tries. :smile:

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