Coin Community Family of Web Sites
Coin Community Forum
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some coins?
Our coin forum is completely free! Register Now!
 All Forums
 US Coins and Currency Discussion Forums
 US Modern Variety and Error Coins

To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
 

Clamshell & Seperation Quarter Errors

Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Broken-Coin
Pillar Of The Community
United States
1103 Posts
 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]








Pillar Of The Community
United Kingdom
922 Posts
 Posted 01/14/2013  9:14 pm  Show Profile Check Pertinax's eBay Listings 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 ?
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
SELECTED Modern WORLD Coins with LOW Mintage$20 Pure Silver Coin - Candy Cane Proof with Murano GlassCoinSniper.com is the numismatic penny auction.Coins Commemorating the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic GamesSWCoins - We Love Coins
Coin Community Member eBay Sales - Only CCF Members Included Here
Ending Soon   Newly Listed   Lowest Price   Highest Price  
Certified Coins   Certified Vams   Certified Errors  
New Forum Topics Recently Active Forum Topics




Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2014 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Contact Us  |  Advertise Here  |  Privacy Policy / Terms of Use
Coin Community Forum © 2005 - 2014 Coin Community Forums Go To Top Of Page
It took 0.48 seconds to rattle this change. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05