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Old 08-10-2019, 12:34 AM
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Default 1849 large cent

Bought not dug- usually id just look at a red book or something but Im not sure about this coin. The details are beautiful; Id very unprofessionally grade it VF35 or XF40. Obviously however, this is not the case because of the damage. The front has a few shallow scratches on the face, and a light stain on the left side. The other side of the coin is nearly flawless. Does anyone know the value? Thanks
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Old 08-10-2019, 02:54 AM
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Bought not dug- usually id just look at a red book or something but Im not sure about this coin. The details are beautiful; Id very unprofessionally grade it VF35 or XF40. Obviously however, this is not the case because of the damage. The front has a few shallow scratches on the face, and a light stain on the left side. The other side of the coin is nearly flawless. Does anyone know the value? Thanks
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Old 08-10-2019, 04:45 AM
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My white whale we have Spanish silver and early silver but not ONE LC!!!! Ugggh

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Old 08-10-2019, 11:11 AM
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Thanks for the oddly specific price 😂 but what do you mean sprinkle salt?

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Old 08-10-2019, 11:11 AM
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My white whale we have Spanish silver and early silver but not ONE LC!!!! Ugggh

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Thank you. I got it for a good price.

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Redbook prices are retail dealer prices. That is a nice coin, but the scratches cut its value in half. No expert, but Id say $20.

Many collectors use ePay for coin values, as it basically sets the market as far as prices go.
Nice buy-it-now examples of that coin on ePay for around $50.

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Old 08-11-2019, 01:23 PM
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Redbook prices are retail dealer prices. That is a nice coin, but the scratches cut its value in half. No expert, but Id say $20.

Many collectors use ePay for coin values, as it basically sets the market as far as prices go.
Nice buy-it-now examples of that coin on ePay for around $50.
Thanks for the info. I picked it up for around 12$ so Im happy.

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Minus the scratches the coin grades VF. Currently a VF Braided Hair Large Cent retails for around $28-30 at coin shows. With the scratches the value is reduced quite a bit. For the $12 you paid I say you didn't do too badly.

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