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1954 D Nickel, Damage At Mint?

 
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 Posted 04/05/2020  1:12 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Dieterboy67 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I need help with this 1954 nickel. It is kinda beat up but up close it looks like damage in making the coin, buy maybe not








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 Posted 04/05/2020  1:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@db67, there might be one small die chip among the letters (e.g. L of PLURIBUS), but the rest of the misshapen forms are due to circulation wear. Also, that suspect L also took a hit. For me, this one would be a spender.
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 Posted 04/05/2020  1:20 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
Just a well circulated coin. PSD.
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
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 Posted 04/05/2020  1:41 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I lean toward circulation damage as well.



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Thanks
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