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1947 Nickel That's Just Plain Unexplainable....i Think!

 
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 Posted 09/28/2020  01:00 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add JamesColey123 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Not sure that it's a 1947 but I'm sure there's someone out there that can tell me what happen to this nickel and does it have any value, thanks


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 Posted 09/28/2020  01:08 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add nfine to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a dryer coin.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  01:10 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SamCoin to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
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But in seriousness, I would guess a coin that got corroded by spending time in a wet environment and then later in its life became a dryer coin.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  02:05 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SensibleSal66 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
dryer coin. That's a new for me.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  02:09 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add josephm99 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
When a coin gets stuck in the drum of the dryer, the rolling motion folds the edge rim in on itself, causing the shape you see here.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  05:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF. First off,not a mint error. Looks like either a dryer coin or a spooned coin. Because nickel is much harder than silver I doubt it is spooned. Most likely a dryer coin,but the color looks like environmental damaged like from being buried in the ground for a while.Hope this info helps you some with your research,good luck.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  05:23 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@jc123, first welcome to CCF. Second, yes an interesting find even if it doesn't increase the value of the coin. If you use the keywords dryer coin in the CCF search box you will see other examples of this phenomenon.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  09:40 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Enter " dryer coin" in the Search box above and find many past threads on this subject, including pics.
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 Posted 09/28/2020  6:40 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ijn1944 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Too, the nickel could have been deliberately spooned. Search 'spooned coin' on google.
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 Posted 09/29/2020  04:49 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Re-read my response please.
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