> My apologies.
> This is what I look for.
> Most dipped coins will show hairlines in the fields usually
> requiring a minimum of 10X magnification to see clearly.
> These lines are generally short but usually consistent in running
> in one direction. It happens where the acid from the cleaner
> etches the coin underneath the toning that the dipping removes.
> Some toning is very hard to remove with dipping and the coin
> luster will look flat if dipped to often.
> Usually another giveaway is that genuine luster has a softness
> to it, toned luster does not.
> Best regards
> > Sorry,I was just asking how you can tell.
> >> Howdy;
> >> As stated in the description it (to me) has definately
> >> been dipped.
> >> Regards and THANKS
> >> Dan
> >> >> Howdy;
> >> >> For auction a 20 cent piece and several quarters Bust through
> >> >> Liberty.
> >> >> Ends next wednesday afternoon/evening.
> >> >> Also a few lots of cull Indian Cents ends tomorrow (Friday) plus
> >> >> slabbed Commems Connecticut (ANACS MS60) plus Boone and Texas
> >> >> (both PCGS MS65) ending Sunday.
> >> >> http://easyurl.net/coinenthusiast
> >> >> As always my THANKS for your attention.
> >> > Is that brown residue the evidence of dipping on the Barber? That 29S
> >> > is
> >> > tempting.
ThanksDan.That was a good explanation.I like to know these things.Some are
very obvious I know.Like a bright silver 1840 obviously worn coin.But,
things get harder when you're talking high AU,low BU.To me anyway. Thanks