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Spooned Or Dryer 2 Cent Piece?

 
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 Posted 02/24/2020  3:57 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Jakes Coins to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello, first post, anyways I bought some coins on ebay this was one of them, it seems to be too small and very thick possibly spooned or a dryer coin? see pictures below the obverse and reverse are in very good condition (possibly have environmental damage), wondering if there is any added value because it seems to be an older / rarer dryer/spooned coin. Approx the diameter of a us nickel and about 1.5x as thick.



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 Posted 02/24/2020  4:00 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. Dryer or spooned equals the same, PMD. I see no added value.
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 Posted 02/24/2020  4:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Greasy Fingers to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Is the weight normal?
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ill get back to you on this when I get to work as I do not have a scale here
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 Posted 02/24/2020  5:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
From a Civil-war era dryer.
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 Posted 02/24/2020  6:05 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add sel_69l to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@ Coinfrog:-

Clothes mangles (wringers), were the only type of mechanical device they had to remove excess water from freshly washed clothes during the Civil War era.

My guess is that this coin went through a revolving drum type clothes dryer, much more recently.
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 Posted 02/24/2020  7:46 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@JC, first welcome to CCF. Second I agree with you that it was damaged in some way, perhaps by spooning. Since it is damaged, it would not have a value premium for the grade.
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 Posted 02/24/2020  8:17 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jakes Coins to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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yes after weighing it it does seem normal
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 Posted 02/24/2020  8:26 pm  Show Profile   Check silverwolf's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add silverwolf to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
more than likely it was spooned..
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