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by Scrimshander
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1 & 5 cents 1897
Replies: 4
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Re: 1 & 5 cents 1897

Thanks for your input Bushman, I was thinking that the slight wear around the eyelid and ear and the amount of marking on the surface of the 5 cent would lower it's grade.

I agree the die clash is very faint and only partially there on the 1 cent.
by Scrimshander
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1 & 5 cents 1897
Replies: 4
Views: 1255

Re: 1 & 5 cents 1897

Hi Bill, Thanks again for your feedback. It's hard to see the die clash in the photo I took but it's the same as the example on this website just fainter. The line between the 9 and 7 is Queen Vic's chin. There is another line from the tip of the E that goes down to the T which is her forehead and n...
by Scrimshander
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1 & 5 cents 1897
Replies: 4
Views: 1255

1 & 5 cents 1897

I also have these two Canadian coins. I think the 1 cent coin has the die clash error on the reverse.

Please could you give me an idea of grades and also determine what variety the 5 cent is - wide 8/slender8

Thanks in advance
by Scrimshander
Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1 cent 1862 Nova Scotia
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Re: 1 cent 1862 Nova Scotia

Thank you Bill, I really appreciated you casting your expert eye over it. Is there anything I can do to prevent further oxidation?
by Scrimshander
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Grading Help
Topic: 1 cent 1862 Nova Scotia
Replies: 3
Views: 839

1 cent 1862 Nova Scotia

Hi,
I have an 1862 Nova Scotia 1 cent coin that is part of a collection of coins I've inherited. Please could you give me an idea of what grade it is?

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