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Coolest "Junk Bin" Nickel Dollar Find So Far

 
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 Posted 01/20/2020  9:57 pm Show Profile   Check SPP-Ottawa's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add SPP-Ottawa to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This one, I plucked out of a junk bin of nickel dollars at a coin shop in Brockville, ON (yes, CCF's own CoinHunter). I love visiting Paul and his shop, shame that our conversations could not happen over beers...

The dealer, tossed it in there because he didn't think it was a legit error. I paid for the coin, plus a hefty "tip", which made us both happy.

This is probably the largest straight clip I have in my nickel dollar error collection, and only the third one I have found. One has to remember, with large coins and large straight clips, Blakesley Effects are quite subdued.






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 Posted 01/20/2020  10:01 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a biggie!
My best finds: 1999-WAM:http://goccf.com/t/332161 1988-RDV-6:http://goccf.com/t/335954#2873459 1986-Off-center: http://goccf.com/t/335952
1999 WAM #2:http://goccf.com/t/338710&whichpage=1
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 Posted 01/20/2020  11:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Dennman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Subdued Blakesly wouldn't deter me from saying it's a straight clip.The out tapering of the raised rim edges and the out flowing of the letter A do it for me. Nice junk bin find.
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 Posted 01/21/2020  2:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Castor sous to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Lucky you, great find!
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 Posted 01/21/2020  3:03 pm  Show Profile   Check JohnWayne007's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add JohnWayne007 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome find SPP!
I'm surprised the dealer discarded it as not being a real error, good man on your part for the tip though, I would have done the same.
They say coin roll hunting is like a box of chocolates, you never know what your gonna get.... I think it went something like that, I was too busy looking at coins.

This is my very first error coin I found that got me hooked.
- 1989 Belize 25 Cent's with a Doubled Die Reverse http://goccf.com/t/362747
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