Tiny Flaw, Big Loss: The Pin Scratch

November 16, 2015 in Antique Coins, Coins, Collecting, Dollar Coins, Education, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Rare Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, USA Coins

By: Michael Bugeja (Coin Update News)


Above is a tantalizing coin, the scarce 1892-CC Morgan dollar–not gem, as the flip states–but not bad, either, perhaps a choice or low mint state coin, worth upwards of $1200 retail. But I’m uncertain that I will bid on this lot. There is a tiny flaw. Can you see it?

It looks like a pin scratch at 12 o’clock near the rim by the “S” on Pluribus.

This is one of those tiny flaws that hobbyists often overlook. Also, that mark may not even be on the coin but on the plastic flip. That’s an optimistic attitude, but still a possibility… Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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