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Can I get opinions on this new 1892 s Morgan

Can I get opinions on this new Morgan I picked up I think something looks off to me but I'm unsure


  • AlanSkiAlanSki Posts: 1,657 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If it has a return policy, return it.

  • gumby1234gumby1234 Posts: 5,358 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Polished to death. Its an 82S not a 92S.

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  • Morgan13Morgan13 Posts: 710 ✭✭✭✭✭


    Student of numismatics and collector of Morgan dollars

  • scotty4449scotty4449 Posts: 684 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Those patches of hairlines running in the same direction and the mirror finish to the entire obverse is a dead giveaway that it has been polished.

  • Bigbuck1975Bigbuck1975 Posts: 1,249 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Polished with sandpaper

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,850 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A brutally polished cull. Return it for a refund if you can.

    All glory is fleeting.
  • SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,161 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Bullion coin.

  • Eldorado9Eldorado9 Posts: 2,062 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That's a badly altered coin, and not something that any collector would want. Thing is, that 1882-s Morgans are very plentiful, and can be a beautiful coin to own, and have pride in. Here is a typical MS-64 example. They have slabbed tens of thousands of these...They are not expensive. Get to know what original luster looks like first, before buying any Morgan. Luster is important.

  • 124Spider124Spider Posts: 788 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 31, 2023 5:03PM


  • anablepanablep Posts: 5,008 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Please take the advice of the members of this forum. Conduct extensive research before you purchase a coin, especially one that has been cleaned, whizzed, polished and ruined.

    Refrain from buying raw coins unless and until you have put in the time, energy and money to educate yourself on the nuances of any particular coin or series.

    Good luck!

    Always looking for attractive rim toned Morgan and Peace dollars in PCGS or (older) ANA/ANACS holders!

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  • mr1931Smr1931S Posts: 5,930 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Bigbuck1975 said:
    Polished with sandpaper

    or wire brush. One for the crucible.

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