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United States 2 Cents 1865 Coin With Name Stamped On It ?

 
 
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 Posted 12/10/2017  11:38 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add 2953 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have a 1865 United States two cents coin with the name H.W.Schafn can not read last letter it looks like e but not sure. Has anyone every seen this on a coin?
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 Posted 12/10/2017  11:52 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add MikeF to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Exoguy is the authority on counterstamps. Give the post 24 hours until he chimes in. Oh and to CCF!
Hi, my name is MikeF and I'm a degenerate coin collector. I also like adventure, big trucks, long walks on the beach and the Kansas City Chiefs.
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 Posted 12/10/2017  12:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fioti to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This is a resource I keep bookmarked.

http://www.exonumia.com/art/cmd.htm
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 Posted 12/10/2017  1:19 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add 2953 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
New to coins what exactly is a counter stamps
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 Posted 12/10/2017  4:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Simply an impressed image on a coin with an apparent message of some kind that was not done at the mint.



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 Posted 12/15/2017  02:59 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Fathead 5 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Q. David Bowers is an authority on counter stamped coins; he used to collect them himself.
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