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IkesTIkesT Posts: 2,558 ✭✭✭✭✭

I purchased this one from my friend at the local coin shop - an 1876 5c Fs-401 "The Bleeder". This variety has hand-engraved vertical lines in the shield that "bleed" north into the horizontal lines.

Here's what they look like on an UNC:

And here's what mine looks like:


  • IkesTIkesT Posts: 2,558 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @seanq said:
    Here is an 1872 with a monster DDO that I can not find listed anywhere

    Spectacular DDO!

  • FrazFraz Posts: 1,814 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I guess this s a grind job? 26.7 grams.

  • OAKSTAROAKSTAR Posts: 5,796 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 29, 2024 8:32PM

    I guess this would be considered a low ball?... Maybe not!

    Disclaimer: I'm not a dealer, trader, grader, investor or professional numismatist. I'm just a hobbyist. (To protect me but mostly you! 🤣 )

  • CRHer700CRHer700 Posts: 625 ✭✭✭✭

    @Fraz said:
    I guess this s a grind job? 26.7 grams.

    I think that they just wore like that. I've found a couple lincolns that are so worn as to be dateless.

    Cheers, and God Bless, CRHer700 :mrgreen:

  • ManorcourtmanManorcourtman Posts: 7,898 ✭✭✭✭
    edited March 9, 2024 6:10AM

    Low grade 39-D/D quarter:

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