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 Post subject: Swing and a miss
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:19 am 
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Did a quick flip through HA's Tuesday night auction last night about 6:30 central. Way, way towards the end was this little thing. I'd never seen one before. What caught my eye was how ugly it is:

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Even zooming in on the obverse, it looked either ground down or that the slab was just scratched to hell.

So I pulled up the certification on PCGS to see if maybe there was a good coin under all of the scratch. No picture : :neutral:

So then I researched the piece on Google. Come to find out that's actually supposed to be Mount Hood, and the coin is just rotated in the slab 45 degrees:

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And the reverse is actually pretty:

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Better still, it was only bid up to $130, and they were still several hundred items away from it at 6:30 pm. I reasoned it was going to be close to 11:00 or 12:00 at night before they got to it, and that was going to be limited to the live auction. So I threw a pretty good bid at it: $230, or $276 with the juice. It sold for $300.

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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:35 am 
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looks even smaller than the tiny things I collect


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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:50 am 
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And that's just the 1/2 $. There's a quarter, too!

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He's a uninformed dumbass. --tlhoy 01/01/10
You want change in 2012? I'll give you friggin' change. --baccaruda 10/21/11
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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:52 am 
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Weiss wrote:
And that's just the 1/2 $. There's a quarter, too!

Same size as California fractional coins which were popular collectables back then. :cool:


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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
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I would say it is a 62 at best.

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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
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i could make it look a lot bigger with a hammer


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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:05 pm 
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The coin?


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 Post subject: Re: Swing and a miss
PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:34 pm 
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BigMark wrote:
The coin?


That was roughly the first question that popped in my head. I decided I did not want an answer.

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