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Toner Tuesday - post the ugly ones

Clackamas1Clackamas1 Posts: 695 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited January 16, 2024 5:34PM in U.S. Coin Forum

Some threads have talked about not pretty toning. Since this is toner tuesday post your examples.

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  • marcmoishmarcmoish Posts: 6,148 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 16, 2024 12:21PM

    Removed, these examples don't belong on this thread, my bad :o

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

  • david3142david3142 Posts: 3,368 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I don’t think any of the above coins is ugly. Perhaps we should have another thread for the pretty ones!

  • marcmoishmarcmoish Posts: 6,148 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @david3142 said:
    I don’t think any of the above coins is ugly. Perhaps we should have another thread for the pretty ones!

    I missed the OP's meaning, I thought he meant to post toners to counter talk about ugly toners. :o

  • braddickbraddick Posts: 22,838 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yes.
    The assignment was lost on a two of the above members.

    peacockcoins

  • When I saw those coins, I thought it was an inside forum joke because they're so stunning.

    I have the ugly toning department covered:


  • MeltdownMeltdown Posts: 8,602 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I've been meaning to acetone or MS70 this one for a long time now... I think there is some pretty in there somewhere.


  • mattnissmattniss Posts: 542 ✭✭✭


  • fastfreddiefastfreddie Posts: 2,693 ✭✭✭✭✭

    First two pics are from Stacks; definitely made the coin look worse than it is. Second set are my shots.
    p55. Not the greatest look but not too bad. Try and find another in grade!



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  • P0CKETCHANGEP0CKETCHANGE Posts: 2,158 ✭✭✭✭✭

    here are some uggos in my WQ set



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  • Mr_SpudMr_Spud Posts: 4,192 ✭✭✭✭✭


    Mr_Spud

  • JeffersonFrogJeffersonFrog Posts: 823 ✭✭✭✭✭

    One side ugly, one side not. In a PCGS-67 holder ... :o

    If we were all the same, the world would be an incredibly boring place.

    Tommy

  • Zach98Zach98 Posts: 52 ✭✭✭
    edited January 16, 2024 4:03PM






  • bagofnickelsbagofnickels Posts: 345 ✭✭✭✭

    This is arguably one of the uglier coins I own. Despite that I really like this coin and I kept it when selling off most of my colorful war nickels. It looks like it might have been at the end of a roll for a while. The reverse is really quite nice.


  • Clackamas1Clackamas1 Posts: 695 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @braddick said:
    Yes.
    The assignment was lost on a two of the above members.

    his name is robert paulson

  • split37split37 Posts: 285 ✭✭✭✭


    Ugly, but still loved!

  • BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 7,800 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I don't know. Ugly is in the eye of the beholder. Many of these here I would take to the dance. :)

    Successful transactions:Tookybandit. "Everyone is equal, some are more equal than others".
  • ldhairldhair Posts: 7,097 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Larry

  • ldhairldhair Posts: 7,097 ✭✭✭✭✭




    Larry

  • DropdaflagDropdaflag Posts: 753 ✭✭✭✭

    Not the best toning.

  • coastaljerseyguycoastaljerseyguy Posts: 1,204 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This was an interesting one. Figure it sat in a mint bag and acquired the toning. I kinda like the obverse and better luster then photo shows, but the reverse, yuck. It was in an old soap bar and cheap.



  • TennesseeDaveTennesseeDave Posts: 4,722 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Trade $'s
  • 1946Hamm1946Hamm Posts: 754 ✭✭✭✭✭


    Have a good day, Gary
  • Morgan13Morgan13 Posts: 705 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 17, 2024 2:29PM

    This one has purple toning. Im hoping it will turn to a better color in the holder.

    Student of numismatics and collector of Morgan dollars

  • BarberianBarberian Posts: 2,875 ✭✭✭✭✭


    3 rim nicks away from Good
  • @Mr_Spud said:
    And then there is this masterpiece 🙃

    This one was a gift from a friend who stored some proof sets in one of those high moisture fireproof safes. It actually looked worse when he gave it to me. He wanted me to experiment on it to see if I could stop the corrosion. I soaked it in a dilute solution of phosphoric acid, roughly equivalent to the amount of phosphoric acid in Coca Cola. All the spots used to be dark brown, but the phosphoric acid made them gray. Not much of an improvement, but it did stop the active corrosion that was going on. This was about 20 years ago, but I just took the picture recently.

    My father's safe was a fortified swamp. It was so absurdly bad that some of the proof sets are actually mildewed. A few with cardboard inserts developed vibrant toning, but I won't include them here since they're fairly attractive.

    Swamp toning, complete with mildew:

  • AlanSkiAlanSki Posts: 1,657 ✭✭✭✭✭


  • OwnerofawheatiehordeOwnerofawheatiehorde Posts: 1,443 ✭✭✭✭✭


    Type collector, mainly into Seated. Young Numismatist. Good BST transactions with: mirabela, OKCC, MICHAELDIXON

  • AlanSkiAlanSki Posts: 1,657 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I had one like that. Most likely water seeped in and caused damage.

  • OwnerofawheatiehordeOwnerofawheatiehorde Posts: 1,443 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 17, 2024 6:47PM

    @AlanSki said:

    I had one like that. Most likely water seeped in and caused damage.

    Yeah, "water". :#;)

    Type collector, mainly into Seated. Young Numismatist. Good BST transactions with: mirabela, OKCC, MICHAELDIXON

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