RG59 might be fine unless it is a very long run.
I have an original RG59 run in my condo from thirty years ago. If I use it I can still view the same digital content (and run MoCA on it) as with the RG6 runs I put in. But there is certainly more signal loss with the RG59 which will come into play with a longer run or a weak channel.
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TiVo Mini x4
Roamio Basic(1TB Red)
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