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2019 P Uncirculated Nickels With Progression Of A Die Crack Found

 
 
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 Posted 09/10/2019  5:06 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add DrThickFinger to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi, I was directed to this forum by one of your members.

I found a large amount of nickels with the same die crack in an uncirculated bank box. In the entire box I found roughly 350 of them in the various stages of the die crack. I have been able to narrow it down to four distinct stages that are below. I did some research and I was able to find an eBay listing with a circulated coin with the exact same error, so I know that this is not contained to my one box.
Here is the listing: https://(Offsite URL shortening not allowed-2018-09-28)/sjA1Vj

The box I have is dated July 11th and was pulled from a bank in Ohio.

Stage 1: Slight crack with no building contact.



Stage 2: Crack extends to make contact with Monticello.



Stage 3: A large rectangle appears on the crack.



Stage 4: Crack fully forms.




At first, it looks like a tree or bush is added to the design when looking at it with the naked eye. Stages 1-3 are fairly faint and would be worn away in circulation, but Stage 4 is fully formed and will stand up to circulation.

What would you do with all of the coins that I have? Has anyone else found any of these? Any input would help, Thanks.
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 Posted 09/10/2019  5:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nick10 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice detective work. I've seen similar from uncirculated boxes but not often. I'd assemble various sets that demonstrate the progression, auction a few and keep others. Not worth a whole lot but interesting nonetheless.
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 Posted 09/10/2019  5:38 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Welcome welcome. I'm glad to see you joined up here. You're from r/CRH right?

Thanks for posting it here. It will help alot of people learn.
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 Posted 09/10/2019  5:59 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply


That's the type of information that transforms a collector into a Numismatist.

Sharing knowledge is our goal. Really amazing first post.
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 Posted 09/10/2019  6:13 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
To CCF! Nice finds and good work!
More information about Die Deterioration? http://goccf.com/t/317950
Retired U.S. Mint Coin Die Set information. http://goccf.com/t/302961
1973 D Lincoln Memorial cent With Recurring Die Subsidence Error Information. http://goccf.com/t/304624
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
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 Posted 09/10/2019  11:42 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I think you have 2 different dies there.IMO..photos 1 and 4 go together, as well as photos 2 and 3 go together. Because of where the cracks meet the building, 1 and 4 are much lower compared to 2 and 3...But still a neat posting... to CCF looking forward to your participation
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