Tuesday, December 16, 2014

To cull or not to cull

I've been working on my pocketful of culls collection ( http://coins.aplawrence.com/2014/12/a-cull-dollar.html).  It's coming along nicely, thank you:

I have a few more coins to add, but take a look at the Indian Heads.  They are  low grade, scratches or minor rim dings. Perfectly fine for my pocket and I bought a lot of four for $8 including shipping.  In one sense that's ridiculous as I could buy a roll of IHC's for $50 or less, but I don't need or want fifty of them; I just want a few for my pocket, so I was fine with that.

You'll notice just three coins in that picture, though.  The fourth I just couldn't bear to consign to my pocket.  It does have a tiny, tiny bit of rim damage at 7:00 o'clock obverse, but my gosh:

Aside from that very minor scrape, this coin is a solid XF/AU.  Some Young Numismatist of limited means would be very happy to have that.  Maybe that's what I'll do with it - I wonder if PCGS would give it a net XF grade?  

Note:  All my coins are in a safe deposit box.  I keep nothing in my home.
Contests and giveaways: http://coins.aplawrence.com/2014/05/contests-and-giveaways.html

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