New and odd nickel

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New and odd nickel

#1 Unread post by backcountry » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:12 pm

Hello to all. Never had much interest till I found this nickel in my change, The Jefferson Bust on this what appears to be a 1997 nickel, has like a ghost reverse image of the Monticello on it. The words Monticello and Five Cents are spelt backwards.
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The coin appears to have 2 distinct very thin layers as can be seen from the edge and there is a chip that shows lettering on the back side of one layer.
Any one got any ideas??



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Re: New and odd nickel

#2 Unread post by Paul » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:28 pm

:eureka:
this is caused when the reverse of another nickel is 'pressed into' the obverse of a different nickel
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Re: New and odd nickel

#3 Unread post by PetesPockets55 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:22 pm

PALH1 wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:28 pm
:eureka:
this is caused when the reverse of another nickel is 'pressed into' the obverse of a different nickel
Paul Most definitely nailed it.
Otherwise know as a vise job.

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Re: New and odd nickel

#4 Unread post by Daniel » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:46 pm

Yes, another nickel was used to created this "ghost" image.

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