I recently took down all my listings and upgraded my photography equipment and knowledge. I'm still struggling with getting the perfect results I'm seeking. The main goal was to achieve a very accurate representation of the way the coin will look in your hand when you get it.To this end I've been successful. WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET. MS-60 to 70 (Mint State) Obverse: At MS-60, some abrasion and contact marks are evident, most noticeably on the cheek and the obverse field to the right.
Luster is present, but may be dull of lifeless. Many Barber coins have been cleaned. Those of the earlier dates. At MS-63 contact marks are very few.Abrasion still is evident, but less than at lower levels. Indeed, the cheek of Miss Liberty virtually showcases abrasion. An MS-65 coin may have minor abrasion, but contact marks are so minute as to require magnification. Lusater should be full and rich.
Reverse: Comments apply as for the obverse, except that in lower-Mint State grades abrasion and contact marks are most noticeable on the head and tail of the eagle and on the tips of the wings. At MS-65 or higher, there are no marks visible to the unaided eye. The field is mainly protected by design elements, and it often appears to grade a point or two higher than the obverse.AU-50, 53, 55, 58 (About Uncirculated). Obverse: Light wear is seen on the head, especially on the forward hair under LIBERTY. At AU-58 the luster is extensive but incomplete, especially on the higher parts and in the right field. At AU-50 and 53, there still is significant luster. An AU-58 coin (as determined by the obverse) can have the reverse appear to be full Mint State. Is seen on the head. The hair above the forehead lacks most detail. LIBERTY shows wear, but still is strong. Reverse: Further wear is seen on the head and tail of the eagle and on the tips of the wings, most evident at the left and right extremes of the wings. At this level and below, sharpness of the strike on the reverse is not important. Obverse: The head shows more wear, now with nearly all detail gone in teh hair above the forehead. LIBERTY shows wear, but is complete. The leaves on the head all show wear, as does the upper part of the cap. Reverse: Wear is more extensive, particularly noticeable on the outer parts of the wings, the head, the. Obverse: The head shows extensive wear. LIBERTY, the key place to check, is weak, especially at ER, but is fully readable.
The ANA grading standards and Photograde adhere to this. PCGS suggests that lightly struck coins may have letters partially missing.
Traditionally, collectors insist on full LIBERTY. Reverse: More wear is seen on the reverse in the places as above. E PLURIBUS UNUM is light, with one to several letters worn away. Obverse: A net of three letters in LIBERTY must be readable. Traditionally, LI is clear, and after that there is a partial letter of two.Smoothed more that half of the feathers in the wing. The shield in indistinct except for a few traces of.
The motto is partially worn away. The rim is full, and many if not most denticles can be seen. A Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins.If you have any questions about this or any of my listings please send a private message. I will get back to you as quickly as possible. The item "1916-D Barber Quarter Dollar AU-58 ANACS RE3967 Vintage Gen II Holder" is in sale since Wednesday, December 25, 2019.
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