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 Posted 10/08/2018  8:48 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add jimbucks to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Got a 1942 Nickel out of a coinstar reject tray. At first I thought maybe it was a Type 2 silver, but does not have the characteristic large mintmark, just a no mintmark Philly like a Type 1. But I thought, why would it kick out of coinstar and into the reject tray. Are there any documented 1942 philly silver nickels without the large P mintmark? It does not have the look and feel of a war nickel...maybe a Henning? I would not have given this a 2nd thought if I didn't find it in a reject tray.








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 Posted 10/08/2018  8:57 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Probably kicked for no reason, maybe it was stuck to another coin that dislodged. I get clad coins in perfect condition and weight that get kicked.
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 Posted 10/08/2018  8:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Crazyb0 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
1942 is not a Henning year 1944 was the only silver year, What he got caught for!

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 Posted 10/08/2018  9:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@jb, from cointrackers:


Quote:
Additional Info: This is a strange year in that there coins with no P minted and coins with P minted. The coins without the P have no silver content.

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 Posted 10/08/2018  9:09 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add thisistheshow to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
What causes that look on the reverse?
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 Posted 10/08/2018  9:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Tunnioc to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I too have noticed 1942 and 1946 Nickels look silver. Transitional ?...spectrographic analysis needed.
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Well it would surprise me if the mint messed up their new alloy and included some percentage of silver in the non-silver coins, but I suppose stranger things have happened. The staining on your coin might be environmental/chemical exposure or could be from incomplete mixing of the alloy that allows for preferential toning as it ages.
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 Posted 10/08/2018  10:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not a Henning , I agree with GrapeCollects on rejected for other reasons .
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 Posted 10/09/2018  03:09 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is not a Henning nickel (it's in too good a shape, for one).

As far as Coinstar, coins are rejected all the time for no recognizable reason. It doesn't prove anything.

The streaks you see may be due to an improper mixture of metals within the coin's alloy. Nickels have been, and are, made of an alloy and that mixture can fluctuate based on quality control. There is an identical phenomenon with cents called a "woodie."

It produces a similar streaked appearance.
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 Posted 10/09/2018  05:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

What does it weight?
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 Posted 10/09/2018  12:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Right, not a Henning.
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 Posted 10/09/2018  1:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not a henning. What is the weight?
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 Posted 10/09/2018  1:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add iontyre to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The silver and non-silver nickels all weigh 5 grams, so not sure that is going to tell us anything.
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 Posted 10/09/2018  4:02 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimNWLincoln to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice coinstar find ....
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