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02 Mar 2021

I still don’t get how to tell a proof. Is the 1960 a proof or just toned 1999 for comparison.

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CentSearcher

Level 5

I wouldn't say it's a proof, though it is in pretty nice shape. Sometimes a coin is considered proof-like (PL) when a circulation issue has reflective surfaces similar to a proof

Longstrider

Level 6

Read your Red Book. It should tell you how.

Mal_ANA_YN

Level 4

Very hard to tell from a photo. The details and high relief just do not come through.

TheNumisMaster

Level 5

Not a proof. If you can hold the coin at an arms distance away and see your reelection in it, then its a proof.

TheNumisMaster

Level 5

On this coin, the low surfaces do not look like mirrors. It looks like a piece of metal (; Thats where they differ from eachother.

Kepi

Level 6

Not proofs... ???

Eriknation

Level 4

Yeh I know it’s a no mint mark. Mint marks were in obverse starting 1968

Mike

Level 7

The 1960 if it has a mint mark will be on the reverse at the end of the building

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