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I Bought A Legitimate Dateless Double Struck Nickel On Etsy!

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 Posted 08/08/2019  9:37 pm Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I bought this on Etsy, after looking for great deals on legitimate error coins. I paid 10.95 plus 3.00 for shipping. Not a bad deal. :) There's some legitimate error coins on Etsy, but you need to look around carefully! Although, I'd say that 99 percent of them were face value garbage though. https://www.etsy.com/listing/691622...tail=1&frs=1
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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 Posted 08/08/2019  9:43 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice, if I can ask, what did you pay?
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 Posted 08/08/2019  9:44 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
GrapeCollects, I paid 10.95, plus 3.00 for shipping. A fairly good deal.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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 Posted 08/08/2019  9:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add westernsky to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The coin appears to be from the 90's or early 00's. The earlier coins from the 70's and 80's did not have that much detail in the hair and in Montecello.

Nice pickup for 10$!
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 Posted 08/08/2019  10:02 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
Thank you westernsky! I had a feeling it was around that era, because of the details on the obverse and reverse. I will post "in hand" pictures, once I get it in the mail.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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 Posted 08/08/2019  10:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
WOW..that is a nice pick-up....
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 Posted 08/08/2019  10:24 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
Thank you Greasy Fingers! I wanted to pickup another Double Struck coin, but didn't want to pay a fortune, so I went on Etsy instead.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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 Posted 08/08/2019  10:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ElonU to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ev....funny enough, I've picked up several really nice Jefferson varieties off Etsy. It's a place I never really thought to look until about a year ago. And you are correct, there is a ton of garbage but you can find some cool bargains if one looks hard enough.
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 Posted 08/08/2019  10:43 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add levelsofmadnes to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice error Errers and Varietys,

What is that dark stuff on one side of the off strike?

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 Posted 08/08/2019  10:44 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
Thank you levelsofmadnes and ElonU! Levelofmadnes, not sure what thay dark stuff is on the reverse, have to wait until I get it in hand. ElonU, that's funny! I didn't do serious coin shopping, nor took Etsy seriously, until yesterday, after I made an account there. It took a few hours (2 to 3 hours of looking hard for legitimate error coins). Then I finally came across this one and some other error coins on there. So the point is, if you're gonna do some serious coin shopping on Etsy, just be very cautious and careful.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
Edited by Errers and Varietys
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 Posted 08/09/2019  01:42 am  Show Profile   Check spruett001's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add spruett001 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not a bad pickup, depending on what looks like some sort of corrosion on the reverse double-struck portion. I would venture to guess that it is from the early 2000s.

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 Posted 08/09/2019  01:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Question: Why is it black on the reverse?
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 Posted 08/09/2019  02:08 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
Thank you spruett001 and Coop for your input. The reverse might have a corrosion issue going on. We'll see what it looks like in hand, once I get it.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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 Posted 08/09/2019  05:27 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Valhallabound to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is awesome! Looking forward to the in hand pics.
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 Posted 08/09/2019  08:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add T-BOP to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I don't want to sway you in any way but I would not have bought that coin simply because of that funky reverse . I'm no expert on Errors particularly a double struct coin , but that area just doesn't look right to me ,much too different than the obverse .
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 Posted 08/09/2019  08:52 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
Thank you Valhallabound.

T-BOP, I am not picky about coins luckily, so the reverse spot is not an issue for me. Definitely a genuine Double Struck coin with a Stretched Uniface Strike, on the reverse I think.
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
Machine Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/332421
Die states progression on coins. Scroll down, so you can see the different die state progressions. http://goccf.com/t/325638
Die Deterioration Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/336470
Split Plate Doubling Tutorial. http://goccf.com/t/357614
2000 P LMC With Retained Struck Through error. http://goccf.com/t/357080
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