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1994-P sms 1997 sms 2005 Satin Finish?

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:51 pm
by DSCoins
I Posted this Last night or at least I thought I had, so will try again.
I have a few questions about the Labeling of Nickels. You have 1994-P SMS, 1997-P SMS plus a 1994-P MS 1997-P MS along with 1994-S PR and 1997-S PR In what way does this coin become a SMS, along with that, can't they be found in just plain Uncirculated 1994 and 1997 sets as I have not located any of these UNC sets with any special finishes?
I can't keep track of how many times I've heard other YouTube channels state, "you might want to check your Uncirculated Mint sets for this coin". OK so for a little while, I guess you had 4 different finishes on these cents SMS,PR,MS and UNC sets.

Then you have the have the Uncirculated Mint set starting in 2008, which has a Satin finish, and they still say you should search for certain coins in the UNC Satin Finish Sets for some errors found on Business Strikes. I'm no Einstein but there is a difference between the Business Strick and Satin finish. It gets harder and harder to figure out, Who's on First and What's on second.

As Always, Any and All Comments Good, Bad or Indifferent are Welcome


Re: 1994-P sms 1997 sms 2005 Satin Finish?

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:42 am
by Daniel
The 1994 and 1997 came in special release sets and can't be found in mint sets. SMS nickels can be sound in sets from 1965 to 1967. The 1997 and 1994 are not from SMS sets but are a special finish as in SP.

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