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#1 Unread post by j_a/forever » Sun Nov 27, 2016 5:09 am

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read/help me in this post.
To start my name is jeremiah and obviously I love to collect coins since I am paying this on this website :).
But the thing is I have been collecting coins for quite some time now at least it feels like it had been some time to me lol. Any who I am Fairley new to the error coin area, over the time I've been collecting I have acquired many many silver coins, the older sort of coins, all the way from barber and walking liberty quarters/ benjamin and Kennedy half dollars/mercury dimes and so on for each denomination all the way up to what I think are some pretty good valuable error coins. But this is when the problem comes in I am a cashier so I come across large large amounts of coins daily I have such a big amount of coins I need to go through just to look at under magnification just to be able to confirm that they are in fact a error coin.

Basically what I am posting this for is I am requesting that someone, anyone that is familiar with error coins and could throw some suggestions to me or tips/advice.? Maybe recommended magnifying tools, the most valuable state error coins or lincoln cents.

Thank you again for taking the time to read this post and I'm open to anything anyone has to say or offer.



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#2 Unread post by Daniel » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:04 am

I recommend that you read a book on mint errors and here's the book I recommend and you can buy it here http://amzn.to/2fBjzKG

It is well worth the price and will save you a bunch of time and disappointment.
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#3 Unread post by j_a/forever » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:12 am

Thank you. I will look into getting the book here soon o actually already have "the official red book" in route to be delivered to me right now. Would you have any suggestions for magnifying tools to help you find our maybe easier spot a double die?

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#4 Unread post by j_a/forever » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:13 am

Daniel wrote:I recommend that you read a book on mint errors and here's the book I recommend and you can buy it here http://amzn.to/2fBjzKG

It is well worth the price and will save you a bunch of time and disappointment.

Thank you. I will look into getting the book here soon o actually already have "the official red book" in route to be delivered to me right now. Would you have any suggestions for magnifying tools to help you find our maybe easier spot a double die?

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#5 Unread post by Daniel » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:14 am

I use a triplet loupe and here's the link http://amzn.to/2gM5Aa0

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#6 Unread post by j_a/forever » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel wrote:I use a triplet loupe and here's the link http://amzn.to/2gM5Aa0
What magnification x do you have? Also how do you go about getting the perfect picture of coins that you may come across that are in fact true error coins. As in if you had a 1964-d rosevelt dime DDR, (which I have) but my magnification tool I use isn't quite good enough to 100% verify that it isn't machine doubling.

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#7 Unread post by Daniel » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:31 am

I use 10x. If you can't see it with 5 to 10x then it's not significant. Most doubled dies are not significant and are only worth a small premium. Look at CONECA's variety vista.

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#8 Unread post by PALH1 » Sun Nov 27, 2016 11:46 am

:welcome:

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#9 Unread post by mhonzell » Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:37 am

Howdy and welcome!

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#10 Unread post by j_a/forever » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:07 am

mhonzell wrote:Howdy and welcome!
Hello and thank you for the welcome. Ik this post is old but how do I go about making a new post it seems or is not allowing me to create a"new topic"

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