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 Posted 06/13/2018  10:13 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Mrzllewellyn to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Another unlisted find
Pretty rough looking



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 Posted 06/13/2018  10:20 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice find and "Spiked Head" Die Crack! If you want to make your coin better before you send the pictures to JC Stevens, you can give it a soak in Acetone for 4 hours.
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 Posted 06/13/2018  10:28 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mrzllewellyn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I already sent it no big deal
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 Posted 06/13/2018  11:28 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Oh okay. You can do it later if you wanted to. It's optional. :)
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 Posted 06/13/2018  11:30 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jst1dreamr to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is a very nice find. I think kinda like the designation "Spike Head".
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:00 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice!
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Amy939 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Are spike heads considered collectible in the Coin World? It seems that almost anyone including a new hobbyist like myself can easily find them. (I've found a couple in my penny stash). So just wondering why it's so great to send pics? Do they have value? Just trying to get information on them, not being a smart pants!
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:16 am  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
They're considered collectable, to those who collect "Spiked Heads". Cuds-On-Coin.com catalogs these for learning purposes. The value depends on what people are willing to pay for it and also depends if there's any interest for it.
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:18 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Are spike heads considered collectible in the Coin World?


The answer is up to you. They are a true Mint error being a die crack, but their location is random and therefore their qualifying as a "Spike Head". They do not command much, if any, of a premium value. But, people collect what they like and not just what is valuable. So, if you like it, keep it. That's as simple as it gets.
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:23 am  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Spruett is correct, but they're still very fun to collect and find. It's your choice to keep them or not. I collect them and keep them, since they're very cool to look at.
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mrzllewellyn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I personally like collecting them I have quite a few listed on COC. I have quite a few that I need to get pictures of also few new listings.
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 Posted 06/14/2018  01:40 am  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Me too! They're fun to collect and the Die Cracks are always in a different location.
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 Posted 06/17/2018  12:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mrzllewellyn to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Edited by Mrzllewellyn
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 Posted 06/17/2018  12:33 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Congratulations on the new listing!
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