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2003 Australian 5 Cent Echidna's Nose Stuck On 5

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Left part of 5 looks doubled and nose stuck on 5.
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09/03/2022 07:14 am
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 Posted 09/03/2022  5:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ttkoo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I like that.
Sometimes it would be better for me to comment if there was not so much text and squiggle lines on the coin.
It can be very distracting, especially when I am viewing on my phone. Perhaps try just putting a description.
Just saying.
Either way, it would be a keeper in my collection.
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 Posted 09/03/2022  5:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add gnome to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Have to agree with you there ttkoo, sometimes it is hard to see the picture clearly enough with all the lines in play. That , 2003 however, is a form of dye deterioration called design berm, I believe.
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09/04/2022 01:45 am
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Also there's Webbing on left arm that's not usually there.
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Ok I see I will only put title on coin and then I will post text what I think is wrong with coins.
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and keep them coming
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A design berm. I've heard the expression before, related to dirt mounds. So maybe some cases of MD may be this form of Die Deterioration. Very interesting, thanks gnome.
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Free of wording and squiggly lines



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Obverse has let this coin down with dent and finger print
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sticky beak? yeah there common on 2003 however yours is definitely a very nice and large area that has deteriorated and is rare. Also the obverse can sometimes have some extra bits.
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I like it, it's a nice coin, in pretty good shape for near 20 years in the wild.
The ding on the obverse is likely a bag mark inflicted at the mint.
You are getting together a nice little collection of 5 cent oddities, well done.
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2001 Australian 5 cent sticky beak joined by cud also cud on Queens lips.




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Thank you ttkoo I have a few more coin finds that I may need confirmation with.
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