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by mhonzell
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 52

Re: 1968 Nickel error

They gave it a MS-63.

I did not weigh it first.
by mhonzell
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 52

Re: 1968 Nickel error

They gave it a MS-63.

I did not weigh it first.
by mhonzell
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 52

Re: 1968 Nickel error

ANACS called it a struck through. I think Paul was on the right track... The cliff is not torn at any location, but a clean edge.

Care to guess what they graded it?
by mhonzell
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 52

Re: 1968 Nickel error

I was caught up with the fragment left in the letters LIBERTY.

I don't have the scope unpacked, yet. Hopefully, soon. But, the photos blow up quite a bit. Were you needing different angles?

Nice to hear from you!
by mhonzell
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1968 Nickel error
Replies: 10
Views: 52

1968 Nickel error

What do you think:

Struck through, or lamination?
by mhonzell
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: General US Coin Forum
Topic: Civil War Tokens
Replies: 161
Views: 15076

Re: Civil War Tokens

Love the Spoot.
Just makes this coin's message even more dramatic. Nice tokens.
by mhonzell
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Start Here!
Topic: Odd 1959 D Penny Error
Replies: 4
Views: 103

Re: Odd 1959 D Penny Error

PMD
Strong contact marks in E PLURIBUS.
by mhonzell
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: The 1914/3 Buffalo Nickel Overdate FS-101
Replies: 16
Views: 207

Re: The 1914/3 Buffalo Nickel Overdate FS-101

Not sure why there is a controversy. Your photo's make this pretty definitive!
by mhonzell
Tue May 30, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Total novice in search of info...
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Total novice in search of info...

A broadstrike occurs when the collar does not contain the coin and results in an overexpansion of the edge. This coin was either filed down or tapped down. "Filed" is generic for any process that removed metal, so it could be as simple as rubbing it on concrete to smooth it out. "Tapped" or spooned ...
by mhonzell
Sat May 20, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Mint Errors and Varieties Forum
Topic: 1988 reverse of the 1989
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Re: 1988 reverse of the 1989

Small distinction, but discernible.