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1942 Canadian Tombac Nickel Off-Struck With Die Cracks

 
 
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Canada
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 Posted 04/18/2019  6:50 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add SPX to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hey folks,

Recently picked up this coin on ebay for next to nothing. The photos were terrible and the only reason I purchased it was because I had never seen a Tombac nickel before.

After photographing the coin, it appears that it was off-struck, and has some die cracks on the bottom of the obverse. Would this be an accurate statement?

Either way I think this coin is very cool.



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 Posted 04/18/2019  7:18 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I chased around for years for one of these, in uncirculated.
I eventually found one, paid AU$8 for it.
Completed my type set of Canadian 'nickels' ? with this purchase.

Somewhat of an oddball.

Nice Tombac beavers are indeed difficult to track down.
That, at least, was my experience, anyway.
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04/19/2019 05:46 am
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 Posted 04/19/2019  7:35 pm  Show Profile   Check TerryT's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add TerryT to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Die cracks show up often on these. The rims also seem to have problems. Blame all us hoarders for the shortage.

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