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1896 5 Cent. Large Or Small 96?

 
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 Posted 09/19/2021  9:27 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add 2rtgah678 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

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 Posted 09/19/2021  9:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add fourmack to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
standard not large
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 Posted 09/19/2021  9:58 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add DBM to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Where can a pic of this variety be found?
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 Posted 09/20/2021  07:48 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I know of a 1886 large and small 6, but never heard of a 1896.
As DBM stated, where can we find information on this variety.
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 Posted 09/20/2021  11:24 am  Show Profile   Check 47P7's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 47P7 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Ok fellows.
below are 3 of my 1896 5 cent nickels next to the subject coin.
what is there to see? I have never seen a large or small 96. But that does not mean it is nonexistent.
However, there is a re-punched 6 on some of them. maybe that creates the illusion of large/small 96?
H2 is a rep 6
thanks
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 Posted 09/25/2021  10:27 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add rocky to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
47P7 totally incredible images. I am going to put a grid on these images. you might have more there than you think wow
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 Posted 09/26/2021  09:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add okiecoiner to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Your first 2 coins have a larger space between the 9 & 6, and the subject coin looks like the 6 ids slightly rotated CW. Your last coin seems to match the subject coin, with the same spacing and rotation. If I had to guess, I'd say that the last digit may have been handpunched into the die, hence the slight dirreences.
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okiecoiner wow you still have a very sharp eye. but there is a little more. the subject coin is a large 8. the digit 6 on his coin matches none of these coins. it small by comparison. so his coin has a small 6
47P7 coin H2 large 8 coins H1 and H 3 both small 8. also wide date the 6 on his coin is a quarter of the 6 wider than all other coins. I wonder what the reverses would look like. every coin was used as a template once. so there is nothing else to list. the is a few slight leaf variation. not much but there is differences. 47P7 there is 2 types of different 5s in your coins. take a close look at the 5s end lopes. you can see for yourself. oh very nice coins congrats nice collection
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i want to clarify its H 3 that has the wide date. none of the coins match his wide date 47P7
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 Posted 09/27/2021  07:24 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add okiecoiner to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I don't think that there is any larger or smaller digits/fonts on the 1, 8, or 9.... only the handpunched 6. The subject coin is just well worn which makes all digits appear fatter. That is just like any other coin of any denomination. Digits and letters on the die are tapered so that the coin elements are narrower on the top and wider at the bottom. It's like that so that the coin releases from the die when struck. As a coin wears, the digit and/letter will appear larger the closer the wear down gets to the field. It's that way through the complete denomination groups from large cents to dollars and from Vicky to Elizabeth.
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