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1853 Three Cent - Huge Lamination Error? What Error is this?  
 

 
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 Posted 11/04/2017  12:58 pm Show Profile   Check coinlover1899's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add coinlover1899 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This is not my coin, so the pictures are all I have.

What kind of error is this (if it is one), and what is it worth?

Thanks in advance,
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 Posted 06/17/2018  10:14 pm  Show Profile   Check Errors and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errors and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like a huge Lamination error. Nice find and congratulations!
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 Posted 06/18/2018  07:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add BStrauss3 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you... I won't tell you what I paid on eBay (because I don't remember), however I showed it to Jon Sullivan (at the ANA NMS) before I submitted it and he said ~ $150.

https://www.NGCcoin.com/certlookup/.../NGCDetails/

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 Posted 06/19/2018  1:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Conder101 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's amazing a coin that thin can have a lamination that large.
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I have another one that is even larger... I'll have to dig up the photo and post it. That one split before the strike and has only a tiny bit of the full height forming a bit of the rim. What little detail there is is barely visible - it took a huge stack shot to show it.

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 Posted 06/19/2018  11:18 pm  Show Profile   Check Errors and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errors and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Thank you... I won't tell you what I paid on eBay (because I don't remember), however I showed it to Jon Sullivan (at the ANA NMS) before I submitted it and he said ~ $150.

https://www.NGCcoin.com/certlookup/./NGCDetails/


You're very welcome and thank you for sharing this amazing error coin piece! That's just way too cool!
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 Posted 06/20/2018  11:21 am  Show Profile   Check Errors and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errors and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow! That's another cool one you own! I like that one.
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