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Do you think this CBH would straight grade at our host?

relicsncoinsrelicsncoins Posts: 7,860 ✭✭✭✭✭

There is some minor hair lining in the obverse fields. I think you can see them in the photo.

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    braddickbraddick Posts: 23,127 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think so, yes.


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    Herb_THerb_T Posts: 1,641 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I don’t think so. I usually look at the cheek, in this case it isn’t “smooth” like coming from the Mint, nor does it have what I would call normal wear. I am sure others will chime in. Better photos would help. More light….

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    jacrispiesjacrispies Posts: 717 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I am leaning toward yes. The single lamp light could be accentuating the circulation hairlines on the cheek, so I am assuming the coin looks a little better in hand. PCGS seems to give a little leeway for the reeded edge CBH type since they frequently come ugly.

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    No HeadlightsNo Headlights Posts: 2,039 ✭✭✭✭✭

    i would say yes

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    fathomfathom Posts: 1,513 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Close call, in hand inspection required.

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    SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,256 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Probably, based on the photos.

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    jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,316 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would agree. Yes.

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    Davidk7Davidk7 Posts: 235 ✭✭✭

    Yeah it should, unless the hairlines in hand when tilted around are very visible.

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    MFeldMFeld Posts: 12,056 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If the images are close to accurate, yes.

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    goldengolden Posts: 9,067 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would say yes.

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    PizzamanPizzaman Posts: 226 ✭✭✭

    Yes, definitely.

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    pursuitoflibertypursuitofliberty Posts: 6,593 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think it has a good chance. While those aren't the greatest images to grade from, it looks like it will to me, and i suspect it might look better in hand than those images suggest.

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    relicsncoinsrelicsncoins Posts: 7,860 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Here is the photo cert. The reason I ask, it's been my experience with these later photo certificates that are graded 45/45 is that ANACS net graded them. I have several other denominations graded 45/45 and most of them seem to have AU details with a light cleaning.

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    BigAlBigAl Posts: 1,139 ✭✭✭

    Agree with the consensus. Nice coin

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    HillbillyCollectorHillbillyCollector Posts: 515 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I agree with most everyone, if it’s close to the pics. I believe it will straight grade.
    Nice looking coin by the way!

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    relicsncoinsrelicsncoins Posts: 7,860 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for your opinions everyone.

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    KliaoKliao Posts: 5,470 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice looking coin. I too lean towards yes.

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    BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,485 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think it will grade, perhaps 5 points higher than the ANACS papers.

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