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Bought my first bust half dime

FadeToBlackFadeToBlack Posts: 7,847 ✭✭✭✭✭

Feel free to throw out a grade and tell me how I did. Paid $28. High resolution here.

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  • kazkaz Posts: 9,064 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks like a great original coin. about vf 30 Ithink. good price too.

  • KyleKyle Posts: 1,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A nice crusty VF-30. Can't go wrong for $28.

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  • yosclimberyosclimber Posts: 4,592 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks nice.
    If you are interested in attributing the die variety,
    @UtahCoin has a cool website which helps with this.
    everythinghalfdimes.com/1834-obverse-dies.html

  • TommyTypeTommyType Posts: 4,586 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited September 18, 2017 6:54PM

    I grade It $30....You got a deal. ;)

    Added: I was being a smart-ass...and it's worth much more than that. You got a REALLY good deal....)

    Easily distracted Type Collector
  • BustDMsBustDMs Posts: 1,568 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Welcome to the mini dark side!

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    A: The year they spend more on their library than their coin collection.



    A numismatist is judged more on the content of their library than the content of their cabinet.
  • crazyhounddogcrazyhounddog Posts: 13,793 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It has a great look to it.

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  • DIMEMANDIMEMAN Posts: 22,403 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Any time you can get a Bust coin for less than a dollar a point......you did good! ;)

  • BarndogBarndog Posts: 20,457 ✭✭✭✭✭

    capped bust half dimes are like potato chips...can't settle for just one ;)

  • oih82w8oih82w8 Posts: 11,888 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is a very nice piece for the money you paid! I would give about a VF30.

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  • Batman23Batman23 Posts: 4,999 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Looks nice. You did good!

  • sellitstoresellitstore Posts: 2,469 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A good one. A nice, original VF. I like it. Seems well the price to me.

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow.... for $28? I would buy two or three at that price.... nice old dime.... Cheers, RickO

  • UtahCoinUtahCoin Posts: 5,345 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It is a LM-2 R1. Nice pickup for $28

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  • ms70ms70 Posts: 13,946 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm going with 25. Nice coin! I like the look!

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