Nov 17, 2012, 03:01 PM
1877 Indian Head Penny!!
I received both of my 1877 Indian Head pennies back from ANACS yesterday. Both were graded "corroded 40 VF details." I am very happy with the grading and they look great in their cases.
Thank you for all the banner nominations it has been fun.
Last edited by rj35pj; Jan 22, 2013 at 04:11 PM.
Nov 17, 2012, 03:07 PM
seated and 77 IH, man, that's a great result!
Nov 17, 2012, 03:10 PM
Excellent coins! Congrats on a beautiful 1877.
Nov 17, 2012, 03:16 PM
Stand Firm in the Faith- Nothing Else Matters
You had an absolutely amazing day! Congrats on finding the KEY date Indian!
Nov 17, 2012, 03:25 PM
Awesome finds ! That 77 Indian is in pretty nice shape...that could be a $2000 coin ! I'd be very carefull about getting that last little bit of dirt off.
Nov 17, 2012, 03:38 PM
I'm done cleaning, I would like to have it professionally cleaned and graded. I could use some info on how to get that done.
Originally Posted by kieser sousa/rip
Nov 17, 2012, 03:49 PM
I'm no expert but I can tell you what I would do.If it was mine I would very gently dab it without rolling or rubbing it with a wet Qtip ...then I would sell it and buy mucho cheesecake and a new etrac.
Originally Posted by rj35pj
Nov 17, 2012, 03:53 PM
My Find of a Lifetime!
You will probably want to send it to Numismatic Conservation Services for conservation. First you will need to join NGC. Then they will do it all for you, based on the estimated value of the coin.
I'm voting banner on this.
Nov 17, 2012, 05:23 PM
I agree with Neil, this is a banner find. You don't see 77s popping up too much.
Nov 17, 2012, 05:23 PM
You had a great day detecting at a very good spot. Congrats on the seateds, mers, and the Injuns.
That 1877 looks like to be in excellent condition, please be careful with it. Other than NGC of cleaning & grading your coin, which is the only I know of that will clean your coin, may I suggest the one I utilized in getting some of my key dates authenticated & graded.
I've always used ANACS. You can send the coin in yourself, along with the form and check and they will do the rest. There are many options on the website that you can choose from. I used a 5 day turnaround and I had my coin back encapsulated, authenticated, and graded in 10 days from the day I shipped it. Right now, its only $29.00, and no clubs to join, but there are other options for you. Check out the website. Oh yea, banner vote from me also. Good luck...............Rich
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Nov 17, 2012, 06:11 PM
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Love the patina on that beast and the dates about as old as I've seen from an indian head penny. Not to mention the condition is immaculate.
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Nov 17, 2012, 06:20 PM
Congrats really nice IH
Nov 17, 2012, 06:40 PM
Great coins man! Who would of ever thought that a penny would be worth so much more than 3 silver dimes? I'll vote banner on that IH for sure.
Nov 17, 2012, 06:58 PM
You just got my banner vote. Amazing coin, amazing shape! Great value.
Nov 17, 2012, 07:43 PM
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