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I'm Totally Speechless, One Of A Kind Quarter! (1969)

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 Posted 03/07/2021  07:52 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looking forward to learning the outcome.
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 Posted 03/07/2021  08:13 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add keith12 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Looking forward to learning the outcome.

I'm sure we will never hear about this coin again
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 Posted 03/07/2021  08:28 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bobby131313 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here is what a quarter struck on a dime planchet looks like....

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 Posted 03/07/2021  08:29 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Excellent quarter-on-dime planchet example (photo immediately above, that is).
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 Posted 03/07/2021  10:13 am  Show Profile   Check nss-52's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add nss-52 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I'm feeling some leg puling...
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 Posted 03/07/2021  11:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SamCoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@Kloccwork sadly we never get to see because OP always mysteriously vanishes by the time the submission gets back and is never able to show us how wrong we all were...
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 Posted 03/07/2021  12:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well certainly a 90% silver quarter weighing 4.25g makes no sense at all.
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 Posted 03/07/2021  2:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Cujohn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Bobby, this might be a quarter struck on dime stock. The planchet could have been punched out of dime thickness stock. It would weigh more than a dime planchet, but not as much as a regular quarter. But as far as being silver I don't know.
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 Posted 03/07/2021  3:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Zurie to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
If you do the math, a quarter-sized planchet punched out of dime-thickness silver stock would weigh 4.58 g, closer, but not quite the same as the OP's coin. Plus, you would have to explain why they had silver dime stock in Denver in 1969.
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 Posted 03/07/2021  4:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jimbucks to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Who is this "coin guy"?
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 Posted 03/07/2021  4:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jasper62 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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It has been sent off to PCGS as of yesterday

That would be March 6th. Any one know how long it takes to get a Response from PCGS?
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 Posted 03/07/2021  4:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Depends on the tier, I think.
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 Posted 03/07/2021  4:37 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add macmercury to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Or it could be a Mint employee assisted error?

No used speculating until evident is presented, but a lot of things not adding up.

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 Posted 03/07/2021  6:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Ty2020b to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Late to the party. Joining the group (everyone) that are highly suspect.

If it's is truly 90%, not plated, I'd say the odds are far greater of it being a cast than a mint error. But why someone would choose a 69 D to cast.....
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 Posted 03/07/2021  11:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CentSation to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Possibly on the planchet of a foreign coin?
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