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 Posted 01/14/2013  1:33 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Broken-Coin to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

In this weeks edition of Coin World (Jan.28,2013) on page 66 is the "Collectors' Clearinghouse: Errors & Varieties" by Mike Diamond on Clamshell Errors.

Today I learned that my 2001 State Quarter I received in change is NOT a real clamshell error, but a Separation Error due to the outer clad layer not bonding to the pure copper core.

Also posted a 1908o Quarter that is a Clamshell Error.

[paper is placed inside the split on both coins]








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 Posted 01/14/2013  9:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pertinax to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Oops !
I've been chucking coins with this type of problem onto the junk pile as I figured that no-one would buy such a coin unless it was really (without the problem) rare.

Does this sort of thing enhance the value or reduce it and by what percentage ?
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