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 Posted 01/29/2012  3:05 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add kitsy to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Finding coins having die chips-fills etc. do they really hold any true value...other then adding them to the variety collection....

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 Posted 01/29/2012  6:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Scissel to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Kitsy - Let me turn that question around and ask you - How much would you personally pay for a coin with a die chip?

I like finding little varieties in rolls & pocket change.

Some die chips coins have collector value if there is a dot in an interesting location.
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 Posted 01/29/2012  8:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kitsy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
got ya....cheers
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 Posted 01/29/2012  9:32 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add qbvbsite to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think it adds value and if it's in a good location there is a coolness factor. I think value is based on location really. I like to keep one of each I find.
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 Posted 01/30/2012  08:27 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikandiggit to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
When I first started roll searching, I kept every coin with a die chip and carefully put it into a 2X2. After amassing an album full, the ones I find now just get tossed into a box. I have literally hundreds of pennies with die chips. They are very common and now the only ones that get a 2X2 are the ones that have a chip in an interesting spot. Personally, I wouldn't pay any premium for one.
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 Posted 01/30/2012  7:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add biggfredd to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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After amassing an album full, the ones I find now just get tossed into a box. I have literally hundreds of pennies with die chips.


Back in the 1970s, tiny errors were popular/promoted. BIE Lincolns, Morse Code 1960 nickels, etc.

It got to the point where it seemed the rare coins were the ones that were minted correctly.
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 Posted 01/30/2012  9:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ugly to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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It got to the point where it seemed the rare coins were the ones that were minted correctly.




You've been looking at the garbage they call the "uncirculated set" have you?
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 Posted 01/31/2012  09:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add motoryoda to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ugly speaks with wisdom! On the topic though, I only keep the ones with the chips in cool locations.
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