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1989 p nickel with f3 error  
 

 
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 Posted 08/08/2018  2:34 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Lori Day to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have in 1989 p with a F3 error below the neck.
Someone tell me exactly why it's there also if it's a rarity


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 Posted 08/08/2018  2:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Lori
To the CCF

Are you sure that it doesn't FS? Hard to tell from your photo.
That would be normal for the nickel.

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 Posted 08/08/2018  3:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Lori Day to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes your right I see the FS now
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It is FS, just need to hold it in the right direction.
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That's FS on the initials, not F3.
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 Posted 08/08/2018  3:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
Someone tell me exactly why it's there



From PCGS coinfacts website:


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In 1966, the initials of the designer, FS, were added to the obverse edge beneath the shoulder, however this is not considered a significant change.


And the initials "FS" are for Felix Schlag.
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