Coin Community Family of Web Sites
Like us on Facebook! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! Check out our Twitter! Check out our Pinterest!
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some coins?
Our coin forum is completely free! Register Now!

Possible Error On '23 Nickel

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
New Member
Canada
1 Posts
 Posted 02/18/2020  5:32 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add NiLove223 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Howdy, I bought this nickel at a flea market the other day for $3.50.

It has some pretty nice detail, but it also has got a nasty gouge on the obverse. However on the left side of the reverse there appears to be some sort of die error next to the maple leaf. I couldn't find any posted varieties of this coin online so I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas!

It doesn't appear post-mint like the damage on the obverse. Here's a google doc with some high-res photos:

https://drive.google.com/drive/fold...?usp=sharing

Is this a common error? Is it valuable? I know that the serious damage reduces any value significantly, and I initially bought the coin to fill a hole in my album, so it's a win-win either way.

Thanks for your time!!
Edited by NiLove223
02/18/2020 5:34 pm
Pillar of the Community
Canada
1624 Posts
 Posted 02/18/2020  5:47 pm  Show Profile   Check nickelsguy's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add nickelsguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
PMD obverse hit, bulges rev. MM
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.

Coin Community Member eBay Sales

Certified Coins   Certified VAMs   Certified Errors  




Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Coin Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2020 Coin Community Family- all rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Coin Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Contact Us  |  Advertise Here  |  Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

Coin Community Forum © 2005 - 2020 Coin Community Forums
It took 0.33 seconds to rattle this change. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05