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 Posted 07/14/2018  12:59 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Shaberu to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
So I found this double headed nickel in the register at my old job I got so excited I almost punched my manager but I went on break and noticed something can anyone see the problem and yes this is the same coin

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 Posted 07/14/2018  01:04 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
Yep, that's called a Magicians coin. It's used for tricks, such as coin flipping. It's Post Strike Damage, since it was done after it left the U.S. Mint.
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 Posted 07/14/2018  01:06 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Shaberu to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Whoever made it did a good job other than they used 2 different dated nickles.
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I can agree that they did a pretty good job. The only thing that stands out is the two different dates.
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 Posted 07/14/2018  01:25 am  Show Profile   Check Crazyb0's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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 Posted 07/14/2018  4:32 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is usually here:

or here:

Sometimes two different coins are used:



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